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Kids Aren’t Bad, They’re Just Angry

Have you ever heard the phrase, kids aren’t bad, they’re just angry? A child’s temperament and attitude can be reflective of their parent’s inability to control anger or properly express anger, and also, their home environment. If a parent is unable to model how to express and control their anger, a child is predisposed to act the same.

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Silent Voices of Peru

The WiseWords encounters in the Sacred Valley, Andes Mountains and Incan ruins of Peru. Listening with all five senses.

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Sins of the Father

A true story submitted by Stephen Black detailing the life-long effects of alcoholism, abuse and recovery.

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Water is life…

Water is life. Community provides contentment. Adventures are forever. The wise words shared during a Jamaican getaway.

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A Crumbled Foundation

Growing up, Nancy knew that Rory’s father was an alcoholic and that his family had financial issues, but she did not know that they were evicted from all of their homes…

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Rising Above Body-Shaming

Rose is from Sindh, Pakistan and was kind enough to share one of her most difficult childhood experiences with our journalist, Natalie.

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Finding connection in all the right places

He asked me to live as if I only have one final week to live…Take these words and apply them to your year, if you dare.

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Simple is always better

After a recent trip to the swamps of Louisiana, a journalist had some wise words to share from an afternoon with a swamp boat guide.

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Set Yourself Straight

An interview with a creative mind, Sandra, and how she sets herself straight when she feels like her mind is going in circles.

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