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Prevention

Vaping 101

The world is different for young people, that much seems to be clear. On average, that also seems to be a good thing! Child mortality has dropped by 78.5% since 1960, vehicular deaths have decreased by 35.6% since 1979, and cancer survivability for leukemia—a common cancer in children—has increased from around 10% in 1960 to

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Prevention

Alcohol prevention tips for parents

  How do we talk to our kids about alcohol? How do we talk to our kids about alcohol in a way that prevents them from using it? As a parent, having those “tough conversations,” with your teen can be difficult. You know they probably don’t want to talk to you about drinking. And they

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Leadership

What is Leadership?

The qualities of great leadership are inside each one of us! When I think about leadership, and those people who I believe to be high qualities leaders, the word ‘purpose’ comes to mind. A leader is someone who others choose to follow. That is the simplest definition that I can think of, at least. Now,

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Social Media

5 rules for social media

In this time of social-distancing, social media is proving to be a critical tool to keep us connected to friends and family. Zoom, Facetime, and running the batteries out on my AirPods while talking on the phone have become regular staples of my day. Seeing posts and messages from friends and family on Facebook, Twitter,

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Bullying Prevention

Use conversation to prevent bullying

Talking it out is an idea that is not likely to bolster a lot of faith in a young person who is being bullied. After all, the bully does not seem to be interested in talking. But, what if conversation did have the power to heal and restore. What if conversation could give us the

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Happiness

Is happiness contagious?

This week we are going to talk about an article published in 2008 in the British Medical Journal (BMJ, for short). The authors from the University of California, San Diego, and Harvard, wanted to evaluate whether happiness can spread from person to person. Their results may surprise you!   What determines happiness? We know that

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