Anger

How to Control Your Temper

by Darci Maxwell There are few things as unpleasant as somebody suffering from an external bout of unreasonable anger. We often call this a “bad temper.” Having anger management issues can result in the destruction of property and relationships, as well as lead to incredibly violent behavior that puts people in danger of physical harm.…

Social but not social

The Hardest Habits to Break

by Darci Maxwell Bad habits often start as coping mechanisms — little things we do to help relieve stress and to relax.  Over time, they become a habit, releasing dopamine every time you engage in the behavior, giving you positive reinforcement to continue the habit.  However, some of these habits are bad for your health…

traffic

Driving in Traffic Can Be a Challenge

by Evelyn Horan Driving in traffic can be a frightening experience for most folks, and especially for some who are older. I live in an up-and-coming area in the suburbs of a big city in a lovely bedroom community. Most young families with children living here have a late-model car and a lovely new home…

journey in art

Rules For Life – Making Us think

by Ken La Salle You see it happen every year, a chorus rising out of homes and schools around the country and even around the world. “Why do I have to learn algebra?” it asks. “Why is this important? When am I ever going to use fractions? This is stupid!” And they seem to have…