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If I Were President…

“I would start by valuing education.” “If I were president, I would resign because y’all not about to stress me out and make my hair turn gray like Obama!”- Kalen Allen “If I were president, I would do my very … Continue reading

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Memory

Think of your memory as a mental white board. whatever we need to pull from long term memory shows up on its surface so we can use it efficiently in the moment. But, during periods of high stress, when rumination, … Continue reading

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How to Help Kids cope With Stress

Make a zen list. Knowing thier go -to soothers is a great life skill for children.. Encourage your kids to come up with things that make them feel calm, like listening to music or petting the cat. Then when you … Continue reading

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Quite Comfort

It was all too much. Another semester, no progress on my dissertation, three jobs, endless exams to grade, and my only son had forgotten my birthday — again. I curled on the couch and cried fat, self-absorbed tears. When nothing … Continue reading

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Police Reform: Invest in Officers

I’m struggling to understand the defund-the-police movement. What I hear in the media is that law enforcement is overworked, unappreciated and experiencing high levels of stress, which has been blamed for some unacceptable behavior. This is something we should be … Continue reading

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