Unnecessary Protection: How to Deal with Perceived Threats vs. Real Threats

It’s natural to protect ourselves. The world is scary and there are real threats out there. Unfortunately, we spend far…

Let’s Talk About Politics and Religion!

Oh no, here we go! “I know, I can scan this article really quickly to find out what side of…

5 Quick Tips for Handling the Anger You Have Toward Family

Here’s a profound statement: Families don’t always get along. Let’s make that statement more personal: Sometimes your family angers you.…

Ask Dr. Conte: I Think My Lashing Out Has Cost Me My Relationship – What Can I Do?

Dr. Conte, I have a dire situation that has made my relationship crumble. I never opened up to her or told…

Redefining Tattletale

We teach children that being a tattletale is wrong. As adults, groups ostracize those who oust their own members. Law…

Work Like A Hollywood Studio

I’ve had an opportunity to host a couple reality TV shows over the past few years, and one of the…

Practice Patience: Free Exercise Equipment!

Exercise equipment can be expensive, but sometimes we just need to ante up and pay for it, because let’s face…

Ah! Rio: How Media Shapes Our Perception of Events

A word from Dr. Christian Conte: One of the fundamental truths about human beings is this: We tend to favor…

The Chalkboard: Keeping Your Mind Open to New Ideas

The teacher used every part of the chalkboard to explain about vast new discoveries to the class. The students stayed…

Seeing the Pain of Others

When people can see the struggles that others have, they tend to treat them with more compassion and understanding. For…