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Current Trends In Eating Disorders | 6 Facts You Likely Didn’t Know!

Celebrities such as Demi Lovato, Nicole Richie, Ashlee Simpson, Oprah Winfrey, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Wynonna Judd have each shared, publicly, their issues with eating. Their openness contributes to increased attention and understanding of eating related issues. Increased diagnoses of eating disorders may be due to better detection and society’s increased understanding of eating disorders. […]

7 Tips for Boosting Happiness | Brad Pitt

7 Tips for Boosting Happiness!
Brad Pitt recently answered marriage questions about his relationship with Angelina Jolie, and shared his personal history of struggling with depression as a teenager and young adult. He reports that he has since overcome the blues. Here are some tips to boost your own happiness ratings:

1. Practice conscious acts of […]

By |March 14th, 2012|Adults, Blog, Depression, Leslie Hamilton, Teens, Updates|0 Comments

5 Reasons why Hazing Still Happens & How to Stop Hazing | Robert Champion & Bria Shante Hunter

Hazing: Bringing Unity Through Degradation and Violence?

Bria Shante Hunter was beaten three weeks before Robert Champion died and Robert Champion told Bria not to give in to the hazing.  Bria, however, felt she had to put herself through the hazing to feel embraced and accepted by the Marching 100.  She was punched in her […]

Tips for Parents if your child is Bullied | Fox 35 Interviews Bully Expert Jim West | Toccara Daniels

March 2011 – Broward County officials reported a Florida mother confronted her son’s bully by going on the school bus.  Twenty-seven-year-old Toccara Daniels was arrested and charged with burglary, assault and battery and child abuse.

Police reported that after hearing of a student hitting her son, Toccora Daniels entered the school bus and slapped the […]

By |December 12th, 2011|Blog, Bullying, Cyber Bullying, Jim West, Parenting, Self Harm, Stressless, Teens|0 Comments

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