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Entries by Dr. Karin L. Smithson from 08/2013

The 20 Things I Wish Someone Told Me at 20

| Posted 08.01.2013 | College

As college doors start to swish and swing open, slurping young people back in for fall classes, I feel compelled to put my hand up and say, "Wait, you forgot something."

The Buzzing in Your Ears

| Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living

We tend to be like pieces of fly paper, letting words (whether they were intended to or not) stick on us like tiny, pesky flies -- buzzing in our ears, irritating our minds and soaking deeply into our cells. And we start to believe them, letting them define our self-worth.

What My Baby's Scars Have Taught Me

| Posted 08.28.2013 | Parents

There was a host of natural light in the playroom, which brought the ripples of scar tissue into clearer view, making the white lines more prominent. Seeing how imperfectly straight they were, I could envision the surgeon's hand making meticulous cuts on his tiny, 4 lb. body,

10 New Steps to Getting Unstuck by Forgiving

| Posted 08.30.2013 | Healthy Living

"Giving forth" is a powerful spiritual step of change. Reinforcing this emotional chapter of your journey will be important as your mind, body and spirit learn to function in a new way.