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Unleashing The Power Of Prevention

Anthony Biglan | Posted 07.21.2016 | Good News
Anthony Biglan

About a year ago I wrote a piece in this space about the promise of the behavioral sciences for significantly improving human wellbeing. I cited the I...

Unraveling and How to Prevent It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

The questions to ask is: What uproots and what anchors us? Discovering the answer and following the steps that connect and stabilize us, may prevent the treacherous state.

The Case for Prevention Science

Anthony Biglan | Posted 04.08.2016 | Impact
Anthony Biglan

In areas as diverse as education, criminal justice, substance abuse, early childhood development, and poverty, prevention science has proven its worth.

What I Learned From Winter Vacation -- Oh, I Mean Breast Cancer

Jenn Sutkowski | Posted 03.21.2016 | Women
Jenn Sutkowski

I got the news no one wants after my first ever mammogram at age forty and subsequent biopsy: breast cancer. I cried. And then something amazing happened: I dealt with it. And then something even more amazing happened: I grew exponentially.

A Nurture Challenge for the New Year

Anthony Biglan | Posted 02.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anthony Biglan

"Inch by inch, row by row, gonna make this garden grow." -- David Mallett We can build nurturing communities by taking a series of large and small s...

(Video) Your Passions Are God Guiding You

Terri Britt | Posted 01.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

Are you giving your passions attention? Do you know what they are? Did you know that your passions are God talking to you? When I first began my heal...

Nurturing Spiritual Growth in the New Year

Steve McSwain | Posted 01.04.2016 | Religion
Steve McSwain

I pursue spirituality from the perspective of the Christian faith. What follows, however, is not based on the assumption the Christian way of spirituality is the "only" way. It is not, although I was taught it was.

Ahh, the 'War on Christmas'

Anthony Biglan | Posted 11.30.2015 | Media
Anthony Biglan

The "War on Christmas" agitation is quite contrary to the spirit of Christmas that I learned as a child and still hold dear. In The Nurture Effect I write about how we can build caring relationships with others and how fundamental doing so is to evolving a more nurturing society.

What Parenting Mindset Helps a Child With ADHD? 7 Tips to Secure your Relationship

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.05.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Rarely are the parents given guidance on how to handle their own feelings about their child's problems and actions and many parent-child arguments and conflicts ensue which only worsen the child's shame and confusion.

"Am I Getting It Right Yet?"

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Countless American males are living in committed heterosexual relationships driven by the question: "Am I getting it right yet?" Our culture continues to drive home the message if males are emotionally bankrupt, then they are real men.

Stop Imitating, Start Creating

Lisa Murray | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Lisa Murray

If you really must copy something, don't institute the exact idea. Create something brilliant that is 3 − 5 steps beyond the original idea! Playing leapfrog is way more fun!

The Art of Vacationing

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Whether your vacation is for a day or a year. Whether it's on a cruise ship or in a campground. Whether it's on the other side of the world or at a local park, it can be a transformative experience. It can be a work of art. It can be life changing. Take one soon. You can't afford not to.

Are You Vitamin L (Love) Deficient? 10 Steps to Solve It

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Ross A. Rosenberg

Only with an understanding of Vitamin L Deficiency Disorder can one proceed with the appropriate treatment of it. It is this author's opinion that vitamin love deficiency can be successfully treated with trauma-based psychotherapy treatment strategies.

Our Boys Need Nurturing Too

Gail Hoffer-Loibl | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Gail Hoffer-Loibl

I want my son to feel that his desire to be gentle and nurturing will be encouraged as much as our daughters are encouraged to be strong and independent.

Mr. Wonderful On Why Mothers May Make Better CEOs

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business

Power to the working moms!

The Homesman and My Epiphany

Catherine Nagle | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women
Catherine Nagle

Let us remember to serve others just as the hand of God is serving us. And to keep that feeling deep down within our hearts and souls that it is His approval and birthright that we are entitled to so we may all shine as beautiful woman in the world. Hold your head higher! This story is to remind all the women who may have forgotten.

What Makes a Parent a Smart Parent

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 05.12.2015 | Parents
Christopher A. Brown

Don't wait until you're at your wit's end before seeking advice on how to be a better parent generally and in specific situations. Part of being a smart parent is realizing you're not as smart as you think.

Perhaps We Can Prevent Terrorism

Anthony Biglan | Posted 04.01.2015 | Science
Anthony Biglan

As we are pouring billions into the war on terror, we should be putting millions into studying how we can build positive social relations between members of our Muslim communities and those in non-Muslim communities.

10 Ways Raising House Plants and Kids Are Similar

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Since my daughter has left the nest and seems to be taking wonderful care of herself with, of course, several attempts on my part to always remain important and necessary, I have noticed that I have become a bit motherly with my plants. I know exactly what it is like to be motherly because I have been in the parenting game for over 20 years.

Bed Camp

Jo Laird | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Jo Laird

We do real harm to ourselves when we don't listen to our bodies when they cry out for relief. Stress just doesn't make us cranky and short-tempered. Serious health issues can result when we don't listen to what our bodies and mind need and let stress take over.

Why Are the Little Moments So Big?

Diana Grycan | Posted 04.29.2014 | Parents
Diana Grycan

While I was reading all of the clever posts that my friends had put on Facebook the other night, I came across one that somehow amused me and at the same time, caused me to reflect. It said, "Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you'll look back and realize they were the big ones."

N is for Nurturing

Rajesh Setty | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Your offering may be so good that some prospects may fall in love with it the moment they see it for the first time or hear about it for the first tim...

The Sacred Art of Listening -- Nourishing Loving Relationships

Tara Brach | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Whether it's the communicating between different tribes or religions, ethnicities, racial groups or different generations, we need to listen. The more we understand, the less we fear -- the less we fear, the more we trust and the more we trust, the more love can flow.

Joan Moran: 5 Ways to Nurture Love

Red Room | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Red Room

Here are 5 ways that people in loving relationships can nurture their love, provide emotional guidance and support, and build a strong foundation for lasting love.

The Parental Balancing Act

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 08.04.2013 | Parents
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

By maintaining a balance between love and support with developmentally appropriate boundaries, children will grow up to be successful in navigating the world and accepting the realities that come with adulthood.