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A Safe Place

Troubles at home? Have a plan. If you have spent any time reading my blogs or listening to my radio show, I hope you know, beyond anything else, that I care deeply for teens and young adults. I have made it my life’s work to share the message that there is HOPE no matter what…

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Are You Listening to the the Lies About Your Weight?

Defeat the Lies About Your Weight with Positivity One half of teenage girls and one-third of teen boys use unhealthy weight control behaviors such as skipping meals, fasting, smoking cigarettes, vomiting or using laxatives. 40-60% of six to twelve year olds are concerned about their weight. My friend, Molly Watkins, created this short video “Through…

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Military Relationships- I Didn’t Sign Up for This!

Let’s Be Honest, Military Relationships Are Tough Maybe when you first fell in love you did not know the military life would be in your future, but here you are anyway. Either you or your bf-gf is enlisted and it is really hard on your relationship right now. If you are looking for some specific…

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Why Do You Hate Yourself?

Do You Wonder Why You Hate Yourself Even When Others Like You? It’s so tragic to hear someone say I hate myself. But down deep, many people do. Do you hate yourself? It seems there are so many things in this world that attack our self-esteem and sense of worth. Some people, perhaps even you,…

How to Manage Your Anger

I have been talking about anger for the last couple of weeks and have received a huge response to it. That’s because all of us at one time or another come up against anger. Anger is a very powerful emotion-it can take over your life if you let it. You don’t have to let it control you….