While sitting in my hospital bed the day after having given birth to our most recent addition, I got a phone call from my husband saying that he was on his way to the hospital with our six other children in tow.
There are thousands of books you can buy or find on library shelves discussing self-esteem and how to feel good about yourself. Yet most days I find myself counseling a client who is struggling to feel good about themselves.
Parents tend to worry about their children a lot. From schoolwork to social pressures, loving parents are constantly thinking, hoping, wishing and worrying for their children, praying that they will make good choices.
According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes was the seventh-leading cause of death in the United States in 2010 based on the 69,071 death certificates in which the disease was listed as the underlying cause of death.
A recent caller to my syndicated radio show (Saturdays, 6 p.m. EST, American Family Radio) objected to advice I dispensed concerning a teenage girl who was exhibiting a number of narcissistic and even sociopathic behaviors, including lying and the abuse of animals.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - In the weeks and months after a patient gets a heart stent, blood clots can pose a major threat to recovery. Now, University of Florida Health researchers have found that a quick genetic test can tell doctors early on whether a crucial anticlotting drug will work, they reported Nov. 9 at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions in Orlando.
It is absolutely essential that you treat your oral health just as you would your overall health.
Thanksgiving only comes around once a year, but it can easily throw your children's healthy eating habits out the window. This year, don't let yourself or your family fall off the wagon. By staying active, eating healthy and being aware of food allergies, you can get through Thanksgiving without a hitch.
Lizzie Post was born into an etiquette empire, but even she gets stressed out about hosting Thanksgiving dinner.
As I made it to the top of a hillside near my home, I felt the need to stop — and it wasn’t for the usual reasons.
As a recent college graduate with a solid GPA and an impressive resume, life was just getting started. I was a 25-year-old single woman with no obligations and a world of possibilities in front of me. I had every reason to be excited about life, right?
Did you know mental health medications are the most prescribed class of drugs in America? In fact, Abilify (an antipsychotic) is the number one prescribed drug period. This news is profound when given the findings of a recent study.
When veterans are worried or stressed about acclimating to everyday life, they may just need a pen and paper to feel better, according to a new study, published last month in the Journal of Traumatic Stress.
Let's go nuts. Go all out and get crazy nutty.
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Empathy is a powerful emotion, improving people's worst days and encouraging cooperation within diverse communities. But some people aren't very good at it.
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Having triplets is special, and it’s becoming even more so.
In a society rampant with “you shouldn’t eat that” messaging, figuring out what to eat can be a trip down negativity lane.
Once considered "nature's perfect food," milk is falling out of favor with consumers — unless it's made from almonds or cashews.