Wellness Feed

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 →


'Smash-and-Grab' the Latest Sign of a Decline of Civility in America

As Usual, California is on the Leading Edge but This Time it’s Falling of the Cliff I've been out of touch for awhile because of unexpected surgery. I'm on the mend and glad to be blogging again about compelling ethics issues, none of which is more important than the rising... Read more →


The Dangers of Your Child Being on Social Media

What to Do to Protect Them I have previously blogged about whether parents should monitor teens’ social media activities. One reason is the possibility of cyberbullying when they are online, especially on certain social media sites including Facebook…Excuse me “Meta”. I address these issues in my book that is referenced... Read more →


Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

Analyzing the Pros and Cons There is no doubt that the cannabis industry is growing rapidly. Currently, 38 states have passed laws permitting using marijuana, 19 of which allow it for not only medicinal purposes but recreational use as well. Several states are either currently debating the legalization issue or... Read more →


Did the Divide over Teaching Critical Race Theory (CRT) Cost Terry McAuliffe the Virginia Governorship?

Is Teaching About CRT Inherently Bad? I have previously blogged about Critical Race Theory (CRT). I've tried to take a balanced approach and explain not only why parents object to it being taught in schools and explaining what it holds as a theory, but have also discussed in a blog... Read more →


Where Does the US Stand in the World Happiness Report?

Happiness in the COVID-19 Environment I have previously blogged about happiness polls to see how the US ranks. I looked at how the U.S. ranks (2019) and how people can lead happier lives. I thought it would be in the top 10 countries. After all, we have in general elements... Read more →


Facebook Finally Gets It That Instagram Can Be Toxic to a Child’s Mental Health

The Good, the Bad, and the Worse It seems Facebook finally figured out what many of us already know, which is that Instagram could be toxic to children and, in the extreme, motivate them to commit suicide. The potential effect on a child’s wellbeing is alarming. In this blog, I... Read more →


Ethics Resources -- Ethics Sage

Resources On Ethics, Workplace Ethics, Wellness, and Emotional Intelligence The following is a list of resources I have identified that may be of interest to readers of my blogs. If your organization has resources that you believe may be suitable for posting on my "Ethics Resources" link, please send the... Read more →