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Aug 13, 2018

Topic - The Important Stuff Happens Early

The important stuff happens early in a child’s life.

By age 5, kids have a fairly stable sense of self-esteem. Self-esteem is the degree to which you feel positively about all aspects of yourself-intelligence, competence, physical attributes and how you compare to others and...


Aug 10, 2018

Topic - Waiting For A Job

Twenty-three million Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 are living with their parents due to unemployment and high student debt. This is the highest number in the modern era.

I have an idea that’s been working pretty well over the past 10 years. I ask these young people to offer...


Aug 9, 2018

Topic - Near Drowning

For every drowning, there are six hundred near drowning events. Near drowning is described as “almost dying from suffocating under water”.

It’s the last stage before death. They’re alive when they get to the hospital.

If a nearly drowned person is cold, check for a pulse for one minute...


Aug 8, 2018

Topic - Pets and Autism

Dogs have been used as support for years, starting out as guide dogs for those with vision problems. 

More recently, they’ve been employed to treat anxiety associated with post-traumatic stress disorder and for those with medical conditions such as seizures and diabetes. Some dogs can sniff...


Aug 7, 2018

Topic - Morbid Curiosity And Social Media

Humans have a very powerful need to know. This need has launched us into outer space, to the depths of the ocean, to advances in technology and medicine.

It also has a morbid side where we spend way too much time on social media learning about our “ex’s” latest girlfriend,...