Wellness Feed

Digital Threat: Talking To Your Child About Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying: The Greatest Threat to Children’s’ Emotional Stability This is the first of two blogs on cyberbullying, a serious threat to the emotional development and safety of our kids and others most vulnerable in society. When kids are electronically (cyber) bullied, it can be hard for parents to detect, until... Read more →


S.F. Unified School District Should Be Investigated for its ill-Considered Behavior

The Optics are Bad; the Reality is Worse As you’ve probably heard, all members of a San Francisco Bay Area school board resigned days after they were heard making disparaging comments about parents at a virtual board meeting they didn’t realize was being broadcast to the public. The four members... 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 →


Why Do Good People Sometimes Do Bad Things?

The Role of Cognitive Dissonance Have you ever wondered why people you know who seem to be paragons of virtue sometimes deviate from ethical norms and do the wrong thing? Just about everybody knows such a person. But, what causes them to act that way in a particular situation? I... Read more →


Has Trump Been a Good CEO?

The Moral of His Story Imagine that you are the CEO of a Fortune 500 company and a large number of advisors and top officials were either fired or resigned during your four-year tenure. Does that indicate a problem with those top officials or you as the CEO? During Donald... Read more →


Have You Been the Victim of Gaslighting?

The Signs and Responses Last week I watched the 1944 movie, Gaslighting. I have heard the term before and watched the television series, Dirty John, so I knew it’s a real thing. Gaslighters play games with your mind and psychologically try to get you to question your own sanity. In... Read more →


The Pandemic and Well-Being of Americans

Going Beyond Happiness and Meaning in Life I have previously blogged about why Americans are so unhappy. American happiness had been eroding for years. Then the coronavirus happened. Americans are now less happy than they’ve ever been. Americans have never been in more despair. As a result, the well-being of... Read more →


The Twitter Golden Rule: Tweet others the way you want to be Tweeted

You Are What You Tweet I like the expression “You Are What You Tweet” because it addresses proper behavior on social media. Let’s face it, some people use Twitter to vent, call out others they might disagree with, cancel others whose behaviors are offensive to some person or group, or... Read more →