Not a day goes by that I don't think about some way, shape, or form of how those events could have been prevented. That's the crux of behavioral health.
I find it absolutely off-putting for a children's game to be linked to money. But, I have an idea that could help make the pill a little less bitter, at least for parents like myself.
We need to run out of water; we need to run out of money; we need to run out of gas.
As the icon of America's mothers, the apron symbolized the comfort of the home, with the red, white and blue Victory Apron a reminder of motherhood as a symbol worth fighting for.
The true essence of pride is not an event, but determined by how I choose to lead my life on a daily basis, openly, compassionately and fully expressed.
The ties that bind the Fourth of July together for me are universal constants.
The distractions that tempt us and move us into our own little worlds is formidable and potentially destructive. Yet just as formidable is the generosity of the human spirit.
Just as everyone has a unique gift to give, for most of us it is also buried behind the clothes in the closet. And, tragically, for many people, the deeper gift never gets given.
We all have a stake in this, whether we're gay or straight. I think it's important we keep engaging in this discussion, with a sense of humility and compassion for ourselves and each other.
The Arapaho have never lived outside the cycles of cause and effect. Nothing has, except perhaps my own culture, whose tech savvy has allowed us to absent ourselves while we mine the place dry.
Those paint splattered khakis? They say: "I can handle anything!" That faded denim shirt? It says: "Put me to work!"
A world in which making money reigns as a supreme expression of morality would be a sorry utopia indeed. Greed may be inevitable, but it isn't the only factor.
Words can only harm you if you capitulate to the assault. You existed before other people with bad manners and questionable choices of words, and you will exist after.
Researchers say that presenteeism cuts individual productivity by one-third or more. In fact, presenteeism appears to be a much costlier problem for employers than absenteeism.
On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger informed slaves in the area from the Gulf of Mexico to Galveston, Texas, that they were free.
Luckily, Father's Day falls in the summer so it's a great time of year to get outdoors and spend some quality time with the dads in your life.