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Reality TV Effects on Girls Self-Esteem | Parent Tips | Girl Scout Research Institute

Reality TV: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly | Girl Scout Research Institute

Bad Girls Club, The Kardashians, Real Housewives, and Teens Moms are only a few of reality television’s hit shows. With all of the fighting, back stabbing, and moral corruption, these shows continue to top network ratings.

According to the Los Angeles Times […]

Facebook Posts Detect Alcohol Abuse in College Students | 4 Tips to Identify At-Risk Intoxication

Over the past 10 years, Social media has significantly influenced our daily lives. Facebook and Twitter have become commonplace for dating, connecting, and socializing. Most recently, studies have shown an increase in college aged drinking, especially among male students. Social media has profoundly changed how we communicate, and it is now helping behavioral researchers […]

By |October 5th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Alcohol, Blog, Children, Drug, Family, Jada Collins, Parenting, Teens, Updates|Comments Off

To Divorce, or not to Divorce? | University of Minnesota Report | Reasons why couples are changing their minds

To Divorce, or not to Divorce? That is the Question | 3 reasons why couples are changing their minds about divorce

Marriage and Family therapist William Doherty from the University of Minnesota presented research studies proposing that reconciliation has become a priority for more couples instead of divorce.

In the past 3 years, divorces in the […]

Fires, Floods and Hurricanes | 3 Tips To Cope with Loss

Hurricanes, flooding and fires. Nearly 10,000 people were told to evacuate northeastern states due to flooding. The fires in Texas have left 1,000′s displaced from their homes. The daily news in the past three weeks has been a constant barrage of natural disasters. Our hearts break as we see many people in danger of […]

By |September 9th, 2011|Adults, Alcohol, Anger, Anxiety, Blog, Children, Depression, Drug, Family, Grief, Laura Bravo, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)|Comments Off

Drug Addiction vs. Substance Abuse | Tips for identifying a drug addiction | Amy Winehouse

Drug Addiction vs. Substance Abuse | Tips for identifying a drug addiction | Amy Winehouse Twenty-seven year old, Amy Winehouse died Saturday after an alleged alcohol and drug binge Friday that included heroine, cocaine, and ecstasy. Family and friends gathered to remember Winehouse on Tuesday and reported that her body will be cremated after […]

Is Anthony Weiner suffering from Mental Illness? | 5 Things to know about Exhibitionism

People who think rationally are asking many questions about the recent behavior of Former Congressman Anthony Weiner like:

Why would he Tweet risqué pictures of himself to people he never met?
Has he not learned from the example of others who got caught sexting?
Reporters have asked “How could he be so stupid?”
Why would he risk losing […]