Reasons why asking people with disabilities if they want our prayers for healing is inappropriate and may even be offensive.
Exploring what autism friendly means in public places.
Some simple accommodations that make people with autism feel more comfortable at work.
A look at how Christians can navigate social media without getting caught up in its negative aspects.
The signs that I experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in childhood are revealing, and, at times, surprising.
Why so called “inspirational” videos about people hearing for the first time with cochlear implants (CIs) or assistive listening devices do not tell the true story of deaf people’s experiences. They can be misleading and do not accurately reflect what cochlear implants or hearing aids...
Current research on how stimulant drugs prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder affects people without ADHD suggests these medications have little benefit to users and are harmful.
Tips on how to handle the entitled people in our lives who drive us crazy
The impact and benefits of giving up on our dreams
Steps to loving yourself in a healthy, Christian way.
Why a vigilante approach to handicapped parking violations does not work and may unintentionally hurt people with disabilities.
People who have suffered emotional, physical and/or sexual abuse in childhood may believe some lies about who they are. Here are some of the most common and the truths that counter them.
A guide for parents and caregivers who want to talk to their children about mental illness.
Here are symptoms of depression in children that parents may miss or dismiss as part of their children's emotional journeys.
For Christians, forgiving people who are verbally abusive is a process and not a one time thing. Here are some tips on Christians can begin the forgiveness process and deal with offenders whose words put them down, humiliate them, and degrade them.
A look at the most common myths, false beliefs and recognized truths about the causes of cancer . This article also includes tips on how to tell the difference between fake and truthful news about these causes.
The negative effects of parental conflict can impact their offspring’s mental health into adulthood
Some tips on how to behave when you are around service dogs and their handlers
The reasons why Christians should realize they are being oversensitive and steps to overcoming these negative feelings.
Considering the pros and cons of sharing the diagnosis and updates about chronic illnesses such as cancer on social media
Some of the most common ways that people attempt to “help” do not really help and may even be harmful to disabled people.
How Christian adults can deal with toxic parents, and in some cases, have a healthy relationship with parents who are toxic or were toxic in the past.
An injection of epinephrine in anyone suffering from a severe allergic reaction or severe asthma attack can be lifesaving, but many people do not use it when needed or do not use it properly.
How Chistians can recognize the harmful effects of destructive criticism, deal with an offender, and begin to heal.
The reasons why Christians writers and preachers should not associate a spiritual state of being with this serious mental illness.
How parents can explain to their children how they are affected by post traumatic stress disorder.
A closer look at whether disability simulations really help non-disabled people by increasing understanding and empathy. Do these simulations decrease the stigma and myth surrounding disability?
Even if you have justifiable reasons to feel sorry for yourself, there are some very good reasons to avoid indulging in self-pity.
The negative impact comparisons have on us and our relationships with others
A personal story describing what it is like to live with misophonia, a condition in which people become intensely irritated and angry at sounds such as eating and drinking.
How people with disabilities want to be depicted in the media.
How specially trained dogs help to warn type 1 diabetes patients by alerting them when their blood sugar is low.
People who are blind or partially sighted face many barriers when seeking employment.
Tips on how to reduce hair loss and damage by proper cleansing techniques, conditioning, and reducing damaging practices.
How to distinguish between allergies, the common cold, and influenza, and when to seek medical intervention.
Twelve common signs that a person may have undetected hearing loss.
How to recognize common vision problems in children and take steps to ensure healthy vision.
Common misconceptions about what people with Type 2 diabetes can and cannot eat.
How to handle injustice with
Why many people with chronic illness and disabilities do not want to be told that they are “inspiring,” or that their lives are an “inspiration.”
How being too overprotective with our children impacts them.
How we can honor our parents even though they abused, neglected, or rejected us.
When children see people with disabilities, they may ask all kinds of questions. Here are some tips on how to handle them.
Keys to starting to practice yoga at home, and what to expect at your first yoga class.
How parents and caregivers can help children deal with traumatic events such as mass shootings and natural disasters.
Understanding the triggers and the reasons why we overeat
An explanation of the tenth commandment – do not covet.
An analysis of prosperity teachings in the church.
Reasons why we as Christians need to encourage other people.
An explanation of turning the other cheek, a much misunderstood Christian concept.
A look at the common myths about schizophrenia.
How people use email at work and how companies can set communication policies
How to make your resume attractive to busy recruiters.
A lot has been said in Christian media about the reasons why people should not leave their church. Are these reason's valid? In many cases, no and here is why.
Factors that can become barriers to healing from childhood trauma
Listening effectively helps us on both our business and personal lives.
A look at hoarding and how my mother's hoarding impacted my life.
How to identify staff needs, set up training sessions, and plan training in the workplace.
How trying to fix people is harmful. We Christians need to know how to avoid fixing and use other methods to help others.
How Christians can cling onto hope when all seems hopeless.
How to make anxiety before a job interview work for you instead of against you.
Why the quality of mercy is necessary for Christians.
Making life safer for older adults at risk for falls through prevention and medical intervention.
Defining the characteristics of true Christians and hypocrites.
How parents and caregivers can cope with their child being diagnosed with autism.
Why mouthing off and talking back to people does not work and is not the Christian way.
Common myths that many Christians believe about mental illness and truths they need to know.
How managers can get the constructive feedback from employees that they need and avoid time-wasting input.
How I redefined my life as a Christian after cancer treatment.
A look at past Christian attitudes towards people with mental illness, and ways churches can help and support people who are mentally ill.
Psychopaths have many unique characteristics that can make them dangerous to society.
The unexpected death of a colleague in the workplace can present a number of challenges. HR and management can implement a number of measures that acknowledges the emotional state of their workers and provides support during this difficult time.
Why church and fellowship are essential to the Christian life for us in spite of how churches may have let us down or hurt us in the past.
Here are some of the most common mistakes and how managers can prevent them.
How Christians can step out in faith, cross their personal river Jordan, and claim what God has promised to them.
Some embarrassing and sometimes funny mistakes that occur during job interviews.
How sign language interpretation and performance can inspire others.
Is using bad language, swearing, profanity, and using God's name as an expletive wrong?
How using mental illness terms such as psycho, psychotic, OCD, sociopath, schizophrenic, psychopath, and bipolar to label people is harmful to people with mental issues and the people who love them.
A look at the latest research on the effects of childhood bullying that can last into adulthood, as well as my own story as a bullying survivor.
How couples and their families and friends can cope and deal with the challenges of a miscarriage.
How a "soft" answer or no answer at all can help us live in peace with all people.
How Christians can know if a relationship is or is not healthy
Why perfectionistic behavior does not fit into the Christian Life.
Common misconceptions and myths some Christians may believe about depression.
Are Christians just supposed to take empty apologies at face value?
How parental neglect in childhood effected me into adulthood. This article also includes research on how this type of neglect may affect others with similar experiences.
Factors to take into consideration before taking on the care of aging parents.
The advantages of having disabled workers in the workplace.
Some assessments, therapies, and treatments have been proven to be quackery, but continue to be practiced.
A look at the benefits making amends has for Christians, and the times when amends is not possible.
Some insights based on my experiences as a cancer survivor.
How parents with bipolar disorder can affect their offspring.
Why pride is not acceptable to God and how pride can be destructive in the lives of Christians.
How low vision affects daily life.
How to best use resources available to recruit the right person for the job.
Why people pursue goals that do no match their abilities.
Learn to identify the signs of dyslexia in preschool and elementary school-aged children.
How to keep our little ones safe around baby gates
How “yes men and women” cause problems in the workplace, and what executives can do to fix the problem.
Strategies to recognize the dangers of wandering and prevent injury in autistic children.
How we family members and friends can help women struggling with infertility.
Tips on how athletes can prevent skin problems and infections
Symptoms of multiple sclerosis to look for in children and adolescents.
How Christians can deal with and get over their mistakes.
How Christians can be humble
How we can overcome the barriers to reconciliation, and practice it in a Christian way when possible.
A personal story of a failure that led me to what I do best – writing and a tribute to a great teacher.
Lessons I learned while dealing with a boss who demanded perfection.
How a sense of humor and a positive attitude can help people survive cancer.
Christian steps to reconciliation with people who harmed us.
Applying the parable of the lost sheep to Christians in modern times
Some of the characteristics and skills needed to become an effective sign language interpreter may surprise you.
How Christians can survive long trials.
Tips to help families overcome common forms of stress during the holidays.
Tips on winter safety and how to deal with hypothermia and frostbite
How Christians can survive the holidays.
What to do when people make inappropriate comments on mental illness.
Are we Christians supposed to walk around like human smiley faces and never be angry?
A look at how adults who were abused as children can avoid becoming abusers themselves
Some tips to help children with cerebral palsy to improve their physical fitness
How some selfish acts by a few non-disabled are hurting people with physical disabilities and threatening their rights to reasonable accommodation.
Some tips on how to attract and engage readers with your online content.
A look at some of the misconceptions and Biblical principles related to verbal and emotional abuse.
Some critical mistakes made a hike on the Bright Angel Trail a real challenge.
Some funny and silly stories about performing as an amateur on stage.
A fresh, Biblical look at the issues related to Christian forgiveness.
Learn how to be content as a Christian in a discontented world.
How to get kids back into a back-to-school mode.
The terms “psychosis” and “psychotic” are misunderstood by much of the public. Here are the facts.
People can manage and recover fully from concussions when they seek immediate medical attention, and understand the facts about this kind of traumatic brain injury, the symptoms, and the steps to recovery.
What the Christian faith teaches about trusting other people.
Referring to “people first” and then their disability is supposed to focus attention on the person and not their condition. If that is true, why aren’t more people and the media using it?
Being a caregiver for a loved one with a mental illness makes life full of surprises, stresses and challenges.
We naturally want to stick it to our enemies and make their lives miserable. We Christians can “punish” them much more effectively by showing love to our enemies like King David did.
Some tips on effective communication between hearing people and people with hearing loss.
Christians can experience the power of God's love and forgiveness by confessing their sins to God and to someone they trust.
You may think of PTSD as an extreme condition suffered by soldiers traumatized by war. In reality, PSTD can be caused by many different types of trauma, and it is more common than you might realize.
Some Christians allow their past to define them instead of God. Here’s how they can change their thinking.
A look at the special needs and challenges that students with hearing loss face in the educational system.
There are several ways we can help friends or loved ones who suffer from depression.
There are several signs that a child is developing epilepsy but many of them are so subtle they may be missed.
Here’s how we can speak to a loved one about their hearing loss and help them deal with it.
Destructive and constructive criticism are hard to take, but essential to our personal growth.
Here are some of the main issues that irritate and challenge people with mobility issues who use wheelchairs.
Sometimes, Christian adults carry emotional baggage from being bullied as children. Here’s how the harm bullies have done can be overcome.
The Bible offers comfort and emotional healing to Christians who struggle with infertility.
Christians need to face the causes of their shame and overcome them.
Here are some tips for people struggling with depression while unemployed.
Why we Christians have to watch what they say.
God gives Christians the tools they need to cope with depression, despair, and thoughts of suicide.
Christians sometimes get caught up in feelings of jealousy and envy that need to be addressed because these emotions can potentially destroy them and the people around them.
Here are some things to keep in mind when communicating with an person who has autism spectrum disorder.
Many Christians struggle with fears and phobias. God provide the tools needed to deal with them.
Deaf people who are fluent in sign language can help hearing interpreters to understand the gestures and madeup signs of deaf people who have limited or no sign language skills.
Here are some tips for parents who are battling their children's deepest fears.
Recognition of the symptoms of mental illness is the first step parents can take toward getting their children the help they need.
Christians sincerely want to help others when they are hurting, but may just make things worse.
Tips for managers on how to encourage creativity and innovation in the workplace.
A look at the growing demand for political correctness in the terminology used for people with disabilities - the good and the bad.
Christians should not take vengeance. That’s God’s job.
Learn what the Bible says about narcissists and find out how Christians can deal with them. Hint: it involves prayer.
Christians can overcome obstacles to their dreams and pursue their goals and aspirations.
The Bible teaches Christians to how to be non-judgmental.
Christians can find ways to put up with complainers and whining people in theirr lives.
Self-righteous Christians seem perfect on the outside, but can be a pain in the neck and downright dangerous to our mental health.
When Christians pursue their dreams, they can avoid a lot of frustration and aggravation by using their natural talents and abilities in the ways God intended.
Christians can find healing from emotional pain with God’s help.
Here’s how living in denial is like having a large, stinky elephant in your house.
The Bible has strong teachings against spreading gossip and rumors.
There are telltale signs that a church may be abusing its members.
The road we travel on in life sometimes forks with these two choices. When life hurts us, we can choose to take a road to emotional healing or give in to bitterness.
Is there hope for loved ones who are not saved before they die?
Christians often miss opportunities to give that are right under their noses.
Many people are fascinated by sign language but don't understand much about it. Common myths and misconceptions are addressed.
Is it possible to forgive unspeakable and unforgiveable acts?
In spite of more exposure to deaf people in the media, certain myths prevail about this unique and diverse community.
Problems arise when hearing children are asked by police, educational or medical professionals to act as sign language interpreters.
Some tips about how we can handle and learn from social media bashing.
How Christians can start blaming and start accepting the consequences of their actions.
It is possible to live a life free of worry and anxiety with God's help.
Being a Christian is not about being good enough. It is about acknowledging our human nature.
Here are some practical tips on working with sign language interpreters.
Should deaf children learn sign language? An examination of conflicting opinions on this controversial subject.
Many deaf and hard of hearing people object to being labeled as “hearing impaired” or having a “hearing impairment.” Surprised? Check out the reasons why.
The sudden death and funeral of a young man who bullied me in high school shook my perception of him – and myself.
Some people with profound hearing loss identify themselves as a part of a deaf community with a unique language and culture.