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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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Happiness

What is happiness?

“Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”             -Nathanial Hawthorne   Over the recent weeks of isolation, I have found myself resisting temptation to settle in to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, or an endless stream of YouTube

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Coping Skills

Cabin fever? Try going for a walk!

We have always been walkers My wife and I have always been walkers. Living in Salt Lake, our apartment was right below a part of the city called the Avenues. A grid-like neighborhood with smaller homes and crisscross streets. The streets were all lined with sidewalks. There were crosswalks were at every intersection to encourage

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Current Events

Big changes for the class of 2020

High school seniors across the country are in a time of great uncertainty. Graduation celebrations, at this point, have been suspended. Many sporting seasons and championships have been cancelled. Many students have lined up their college admissions but may be uncertain if they will be moving to campus this summer, or if that will be

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Coping Skills

Talking to your kids about Coronavirus

I was at Costco last week and witnessed, first hand, the panic over toilet paper. While it was somewhat alarming, it was not particularly surprising to me. It was not until I was talking on the phone with my brother that I thought more about the impact that Coronavirus is having on young people. He

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The ultimate helpline. The Stand 4 Kind app gives schools, students, and parents
easy access to various tools and resources to ensure a safe and positive environment for all.

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