Category Archives: Current events

Be Grateful for This Day

It is easy to forget that this moment is all we really have.  Watch the inspiring video by Louie Schwartzberg below to cultivate gratitude for whatever this day brings into your life.  If you are interested, there is a free … Continue reading

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Sexual Orientation and Homosexuality

In light of all the current focus on gay marriage, I thought it would be useful to reprint some information on sexual orientation and homosexuality provided on the website of the American Psychological Association.  If, as a nation, we are … Continue reading

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Miss Representation

A new documentary called “Miss Representation” premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.  This film explores how the media misrepresents women, ultimately undermining their political power and influence.  I saw a screening a couple of months ago, and  think the film … Continue reading

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Decision Fatigue

Ever feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of decisions you make in a given day?  Wonder why you sometimes end up making really poor decisions when you are shopping?  Wish you could make better decisions when you go out to … Continue reading

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Who Listens Better? Your Dog or Your Spouse?

OK, are you ready for this?  Apparently a new poll by petside.com reveals that 33% of women and 18% of men believe their pet is a better listener than their spouse!  About one in ten pet owners surveyed speak to their animals … Continue reading

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National Infertility Awareness Week is from April 24th to May 1st

In honor of National Infertility Awareness Week, here is an informative publication with important facts about infertility from RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association (www.resolve.org). Infertility 101: Get the facts Myth: Infertility is a women’s problem. Fact: This is untrue. It surprises most … Continue reading

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Russian Adoption Gone Bad

Many of you may have heard the news that a 7-year-old child adopted in September 2009 from Russia was recently put on a plane by his adoptive grandmother and returned to Russia.  His adoptive mother, Torry-Ann Hansen, a nurse, sent the … Continue reading

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