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7 Tips for Test Anxiety on Fox 35 News | Reducing FCAT Stress

“Reducing Stress from Tests!”

“I am going to fail the FCAT and repeat third grade!” “I don’t have enough time for the test!” “I can’t sleep the night before the test!”

February and March many students across the state prepare to take the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) and the stress for some is insurmountable.  Psychiatrists across […]

By |February 21st, 2011|ADHD, Anxiety, Blog, Children, Jim West, Parenting, Teens, Treatment Alternatives|0 Comments

7 Signs of Addiction

What is Addiction? According to the Mirriam Webster dictionary, “addiction” is defined as “a compulsive need for and use of a habit forming substance characterized by tolerance and by well defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawl.” People can be addicted to drugs (prescription or illegal), alcohol, gambling, sex, food, gaming, or nicotine.

When does it become […]

By |February 21st, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Alcohol, Anxiety, Blog, Drug, Marriage, Sexual Addictions, Teens|0 Comments

Plastic Surgery, Depression, Death | 3 Reasons Women Risk Their Lives

3 reasons young girls risk their lives!

Beauty or Brains? That is the question! Our fantasy driven culture answers this question with a resounding, “BEAUTY!” Women and men worldwide attempt to nip, tuck, and pull their way into humanity’s “10” club led by entertainers, superstars, and famous personalities. What was once only exclusive to theprivileged […]

MTV’s Young, 16 and Pregnant | Confused Teens!

3 tips to Pregnancy Proof your Teen.

They’re young; they’re hot; and they’re PREGNANT! MTV’s 16 and Pregnant Reality TV superstars are under the legal age limit for drinking, but not for having a baby!

When Bristol Palin announced her pregnancy at 17, America was shocked at the possibility of having an unwed, pregnant teen in […]

5 Tips for Coping with Sudden Loss: Boone High School Fatal Accident

Six friends, all current or former Boone High School students swerved off the road yesterday resulting in the deaths of Laura Grant, 17 and her boyfriend Eddie Culbehouse, 19.  Elizabeth Harrison, 18, was critically injured.  Also surviving the crash is Elizabeth’s boyfriend Hershall “Billy” Keeton, age 19, and Connor Geis and Alisa Pelot, both […]

By |February 7th, 2011|Alcohol, Drug, EMDR, Grief, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Teens|0 Comments

Children and Divorce: The Top Ten Avoidable Mistakes

January is Divorce Awareness Month and so this article was written to help prepare parents that are pursuing divorce in a way that will cause the least amount of trauma to the children involved.
These mistakes are classic mistakes that many divorced couples make, but they are not typically made with the intent to harm […]

By |January 25th, 2011|Blog, Divorce, Divorce, Family, Parenting, Relationships, Teens|0 Comments