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Digital Threat: Talking To Your Child About Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying: The Greatest Threat to Children’s’ Emotional Stability This guest blog was written by Katherine Rundell. Her contact information is below. The blog was first posted in February 2022. Introduction Cyberbullying is one example that can have devastating effects on young people. Cyberbullying occurs when a bully targets a victim... Read more →


Reversing the Golden Rule

What to Do About Negative Self-Talk The Golden Rule is the principle of treating others as one wants to be treated. It is a maxim that is found in most religions and cultures. It can be considered an ethic of reciprocity in some religions, although different religions treat it differently.... Read more →


Is Oregon Dumbing Down the Reading and Math Requirements to Graduate from High School?

U.S. Falls Further Behind Other Countries in Assessment Results You may have heard that Oregon Governor Kate Brown privately signed a bill last month ending the requirement for high school students to prove proficiency in reading, writing, and arithmetic before graduation. To say this is a controversial decision is an... Read more →


Should Social Media Posts of Children Be Canceled After a Period of Time?

The Pros and Cons I recently read about Alexi McCammond, who was known as a rising star of journalism, a young Black reporter who contributed to NBC and PBS and made it to Forbes’s 30 Under 30 list. In March, she was appointed as editor-and-chief of Teen Vogue at age... Read more →


What is the Difference Between Having a Purpose in Life and Your Objectives?

Do Better by Being Better Very often, we find there is a confusion between what we consider to be a purpose and what we consider to be an objective. The purpose is the reason why you exist or why you do what you do. The objective is what it needs... Read more →


Should NBA Players Just 'Shut Up and Dribble'?

Do They Have a Right to Speak Out on Political and Social Justice Issues? Watching the NBA All-Star game yesterday I was reminded of the recent controversy over whether athletes should speak out on issues that concern all Americans or stay silent and do what they do best. Fox News... Read more →


Intolerance in Society Fueled by the Cancel Culture

Are We Losing Our Humanity? Intolerance in society is being fueled by the cancel culture. The cancel culture is mainly an Internet phenomenon where those offended by the comments of another party become denounced online by those who object to the behavior. It’s one form of a cultural boycott that... Read more →


Situational Ethics is Killing America

Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide??? Yesterday's insurgency at the U.S. Capitol demonstrates why situational ethics is killing America. No civilized society would condone the storming of the U.S. Capitol. How do we explain it? A small group of people thought it was the right thing to do. Following numerous... Read more →


How To Rock A Niche Podcast 

Podcasting 101 Introduction Looking to enhance your brand and stay busy during the COVID-19 pandemic, try podcasting. Here's a blog piece written by Jane Sandwood about how to get it going. Later, I will provide a link to the valuable resource by Shannon Taylor from https://www.podcasthowto.com/. Streaming services are quite... Read more →