Tag: mental health

When Suicide Hits Home

When Suicide Hits Home

“I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way.” – Robin Williams, Dead Poets Society (1989) I was hoping it was just one of those lame online hoaxes, but, indeed, it was no prank. Robin Williams’ recent suicide hit many of us hard – far, far beyond what we might […]

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My Daughter’s Eye-Opening Letter to Her 17 Year-Old Self (She is 11!)

My Daughter’s Eye-Opening Letter to Her 17 Year-Old Self (She is 11!)

I was surprised, though, as her letter was not about big dreams, what goals she is aiming to accomplish in the next handful of years, what boyfriend she was going to have (phewww), things she wanted to purchase, when she would learn to drive, nor places she wanted to visit…

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Why and How We Must Combat Cyber Bullying!

Why and How We Must Combat Cyber Bullying!

I touch on some ways to circumvent the drama and venom that inevitably rears its ugly head online in one shape or another, often by your garden variety curmudgeons, but also by dangerous folks who take great strides to tear others down.

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Building Relationships Online – Blessing or Curse?

Building Relationships Online – Blessing or Curse?

I just have a growing concern that too much emphasis placed on our digital lives tends to remove us from the elements of the “real world” that can offer much richer and more substantial experiences.

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Duncanville High School Student Reaches Boiling Point

Duncanville High School Student Reaches Boiling Point

Kids don’t need babysitters; they need caring, passionate instructors and mentors who get out from behind their desks to engage and inspire.

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