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What is Holiday Eating & Overeating? 5 Symptoms of Over Eating

Can’t resist that extra portion? Have to go through that drive through? Have to eat dessert, or maybe two?

Now that the holidays are behind us, many will turn their focus to improving health and shedding unwanted pounds. The average American gains SEVEN pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve.  How can you tell the […]

18 Signs of Teen Addictions – Lindsay Lohan: Party Girl, Addict, or Criminal?

18 Signs of Teen addiction

Sometimes having fun may be dangerous. Parents must be aware of the tell tale signs of teen addictions. We live in a culture that thrives on youth, beauty, power, and wealth. However, having fun as a teen or young adult does not have to include alcohol, ecstasy, marijuana, or reckless […]

6 Warning Signs of BDD – Plastic Surgery: How Much is Too Much?

The three wishes of every man: to be healthy, to be rich by honest means, and to be beautiful.
—PLATO
There were close to 10 million cosmetic surgeries in the U.S. last year. Are we obsessed with  beauty? Dr. Nancy Etcoff thinks so. She says, “Philosophers ponder it and pornographers proffer it. Asked why […]

4 Ways to Help Survivors of Sexual Abuse

“I know someone who survived a sexual assault. How can I help?”

What percentage of people in the US are Sexually Abused? According to the CDC, 10.6%
of adult women and 2.1% of adult men have reported experiencing a forced sexual encounter at some point in their lives. This means that just as many of us […]

Parents Going from “Idol to Idiot!” – Middle School Transition Tips

Going from “Idol to Idiot” in the eyes of their Middle Schooler!

It is this battlefield of questions that we leave our children to face their own fears, tackle their own obstacles and to become their own person; and all too often it is with our regret that we have not prepared them for this […]

Tips for Helping a Friend who is Cutting

Tips for helping a friend who is cutting