Dr Bret Wilson

Drink to Your Health

It is the summer and the sun and warm temperatures often make us want a cool drink. Perhaps the season of the bathing suit has you increasing your exercise. So many choices, how do you know what is the healthiest? Here is some information to help you. Click here for the full article.
Dr Peggy Marshall

Talking to Yourself

What do you say when you talk to yourself? For most of us, our first reaction is probably “I don’t talk to myself”. However, we all do this-it’s a matter of noticing what we are saying and when! Click here for the full article.

Reduction or Persuading through Simplifying

Last month I introduced B J Fogg’s seven tools of persuasion as outlined in his book, Persuasive Technology: Using Computers to Change What We Think and Do. I showed how information arrangement exploits these tools with specific reference to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (VVM). Click here for the full article.
Kas Winters

Create Your Own Family Traditions

Most of the time “Family Traditions” just happen. They aren’t usually planned. Often we just repeat activities from our own families of origin, and that can be a very positive thing. We can also give deliberate thought to establishing some especially for our children and grandchildren. I was reminded of this recently when my daughter phoned to ask about words to a song we always sang in the car when she was a child. Her children were singing it and had a question about the lyrics. That call affirmed that those little things we did with our children made a difference. “In our family we always _____.” Fill in the blank. Hopefully, you will have traditions that make memories and help children feel like they belong. Many times we relate these to holiday celebrations. Your list might Click here for the full article.