Be Weary of Drug Commercials on TV

Next time you sit down for an evening of television, take note of the number of drug commercials you see.  Quite likely you will watch ads about pills for heart problems, arthritis, crohn’s disease, erections, and plenty of mental health commercials.  This time while you watch, pay special attention to the great detail in how …

Learn the Secrets for a Happy, Healthy, & Productive Life

Over the years I have developed a philosophy that applies to maximizing the life experience and I often share my learning’s about this subject with clients, psychology courses I teach, and groups of people that invite me to speak.  The 3 inter-related pieces to my model include happiness, health, and peak productivity, with each contributing …

Sports Parenting Should Never Include Shame, Embarrassment

It is not uncommon for sport parents sitting in the stands to feel every emotion under the sun while watching their child compete.  It’s also understandable to “coach” from the stands, feel pride when good things happen, and experience frustration and sadness when things don’t go so well.  But what should never be acceptable, however, …

Tips for Parents to Help their Kids Pick the Right Sport

Helping your child find the best sport(s) that fit his or her interests and abilities can be an overwhelming and daunting task.  With so many sports now being offered year-round, it sometimes seems almost impossible to drill down to a sport or two that best fits your child.  And what if you pick the wrong …