October 5, 2016
Vice Presidential Debate Recap

When you watched the Vice Presidential Debates, what were your thoughts? Hunter Schwarz, a national political reporter, tuned in to tell us about what he thought about the VP nominees going head to head: "I really like the vice presidential debates because there's only one, and it really gives viewers a glimpse into what's going […]

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September 29, 2016
Lifting One Another - Go Gossip Free

In an address at the Vatican recently, Pope Francis spoke out strongly against what he called the “terrorism of gossip”. The Pope compared talking negatively about others to “tossing a gossip bomb and walking away.” He stated that gossiping distances communities and does not bring us together. So despite the latest research that shows that […]

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September 26, 2016
Why Some Arguments Are “Normal” In Marriage

Disagreements in our relationships are very common, and yet there are some arguments it seems like almost all couples are having. Here are 4 fights that you and your spouse may have and some of the research behind why we might be so offended when they happen. “I Just Want It All To be “Fair” […]

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September 22, 2016
When Strangers Meet

Isn't it crazy to think if you met someone new every day for the rest of your life, you wouldn't even come close to meeting a fourth of the people in the world? There is so much to be learned from strangers, according to Kio Stark: "One of the most basic human needs is to […]

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September 12, 2016
Allowing your Children to Fail

Ever seen or heard someone who sounded like a "helicopter parent"?  It's all too easy to overshadow your kids with too much concern and too much help. Jessica Lahey says that when you back off, you're giving your kids a chance to succeed or fail, which is the best thing you can do for them: […]

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September 1, 2016
Ways We Sabotage our Children's Success in School

It's so easy to want to do everything for our kids sometimes. We just want what's best for them, right? According to Heather Johnson, constantly vouching for our kids can sabotage their success in school: "Sometimes we are so worried about what other people are going to think, that we don't let kids make their […]

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August 8, 2016
Forgiving Others: Good for Your Health

Do you tend to hold grudges? Can't seem to let go of below-the-belt comments people make to you? Well according to Dr. Loren Toussaint, that might not only be bad for your mental health, but your physical health as well: "If forgiveness is about managing internal thoughts and emotions, then "just letting it go" really […]

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July 18, 2016
How to Have Better Relationships with Your Teens

Struggling to keep up with your teenagers and all the crazy stuff they do or go through? You're not alone. Raising a teenager can be difficult. Listen to some advice from Heather Johnson about how to better connect with your teen: "Teenage life can be a lot of fun. We think of it as terrible […]

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June 27, 2016
To Get More Creative, Become Less Productive

Sometimes it feels almost impossible to get our creative juices flowing. We try all sorts of things to help our brains come up with new ideas. Here's what Art Markman says about helping ourselves think more clearly, instead of constantly going back to the drawing board: "The problem with creativity is if you think about […]

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June 21, 2016
How to Break Your Addiction to Work

Feel like you're becoming a little too preoccupied with working all the time? Do you find yourself constantly checking emails or voicemail at home? Rebecca Knights shares some thoughts about how that can be detrimental to our family relationships: "When you pick up your phone, or answer your email when you are at home, you are […]

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