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LearnXScape 7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders

LearnXScape 7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders

While I spend my professional time now as a career success coach, writer, and leadership trainer, I was a marriage and family therapist in my past, and worked for several years with couples, families, and children. Through that experience, I [...]
Report: An Independent inquiry into Muzaffarnagar ‘Riots’

Report: An Independent inquiry into Muzaffarnagar ‘Riots’

OBJECTIVES OF OUR ENQUIRY: •  To investigate the role of state agencies in either preventing or containing violence, in taking appropriate punitive actions against the guilty and also to investigate some incidents of communal violence. •  [...]
RIE Parenting Basics (9 Ways to Put Respect into Action)

RIE Parenting Basics (9 Ways to Put Respect into Action)

In recent weeks, several readers have asked me to write a post they can share with family and friends to explain the RIE basics. Admittedly, ‘simple’ and ‘succinct’ aren’t my specialty, evidenced by the hundreds of 1000+ word blog [...]
Alberta mother of three dies after car plunges into river near Fernie

Alberta mother of three dies after car plunges into river near Fernie

ABOVE: Poor driving conditions are believed to be responsible for a fatal accident that killed a mother of three. But passersby came to the rescue and prevented the situation from being much worse. Francis Silvaggio reports. Kunthea Altvater [...]
Tuesdays With Jeff: Insights Into Your Health: Reflecting on the Paleo Diet

Tuesdays With Jeff: Insights Into Your Health: Reflecting on the Paleo Diet

Q: I have read Loren Cordain’s book about the Paleo diet.  What is your opinion of the Paleo regimen and what it is promoting – no grains, no/limited dairy, etc etc. It seems that the rationale is fairly reasonable in that most [...]
Tuesdays With Jeff: Insights Into Your Health: Top 5 Plus a Giveaway!

Tuesdays With Jeff: Insights Into Your Health: Top 5 Plus a Giveaway!

Today we are celebrating Jeff Novick’s birthday! To celebrate, we picked some of our favorite articles he has written, so you can bookmark them and read them again. We are also celebrating by doing a giveaway! Just leave a birthday message [...]
One Million Low-Income Texans Fall Into ACA ‘Coverage Gap,’ With No Help in Sight

One Million Low-Income Texans Fall Into ACA ‘Coverage Gap,’ With No Help in Sight

“Sorry. I’m sorry. Sorry.” This is Ruben Garza’s refrain when it comes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) rollout in South Texas, where he works as a community organizer with the Texas Organizing Project (TOP), educating [...]
Tuesdays With Jeff: Insights Into Your Health: The Truth About Sodium Intake Levels

Tuesdays With Jeff: Insights Into Your Health: The Truth About Sodium Intake Levels

Evidence has shown that excess sodium/salt intake raises blood pressure (hypertension), which is an established risk factor for heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. In addition, excess sodium/salt intake has been associated with stomach [...]
New study to provide insights into young Europeans’ health-related diet and lifestyle choices

New study to provide insights into young Europeans’ health-related diet and lifestyle choices

Credit: Shutterstock Why do some children live on a diet of fast food while others eat healthily? What causes a teenager to choose a hamburger over a salad? Why do some choose to exercise whilst others do not? What are the health consequences [...]
Tuesdays With Jeff: Insights Into Your Health: Should You Take Supplements?

Tuesdays With Jeff: Insights Into Your Health: Should You Take Supplements?

Q.Do you recommend a multi-vitamin or other supplements? There is no single answer to this question and so I look at this from several perspectives. -the general and/or random use of any supplement -supplements without informed consent. (All [...]