How to Talk to Someone About Mental Illness

How to Talk to Someone About Mental Illness

The only thing worse than struggling with mental illness is the shame that often accompanies it. “Most families are not prepared to cope with learning their loved one has a mental illness,” explains Mental Health America. “It can make us feel...

Why Integrity Matters

Honesty is Always the Best Policy.  At least that’s what the poster says. But aren’t there exceptions to every rule? Zig Ziglar, author of Born to Win, doesn’t think so.  He insisted, “The most influential persuasion tool in your entire arsenal is...

Mental Illness at Work: Tips for Employers & Employees

It is hard to ignore a co-worker whose eyes fill with tears during a meeting for no apparent reason.  A colleague may angrily explode without provocation.  A responsible colleague who was a model of timeliness arrives increasingly late to work or struggles to meet...

Create Group Norms That Build Trust

Every group has its own rules that guide how they do business and get things done.  These patterns of behavior may be a conscious set of established guidelines for conducting a meeting – or an unconscious lack of boundaries that allow members of the group to bully,...

What Churches Must Do to Attract Millennials

“We’ve got to figure out how to get young adults back to church,” insisted a congregant. “If we don’t get them back, we’ll die.” “Millennials aren’t interested in going to church anymore,” agreed a church elder. I believe it’s...

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