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April 5, 2010
by Christie Hunter

Debra Bacon

Overcoming burnout

April 5, 2010 16:10 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

Debra Bacon
By Debra Bacon Theravive.com Contributor Time becomes our taskmaster Living in a society where our time is invaded at every turn, whether from cell phones, faxes, computers, skype, IMs, text, or other signals crossing our sphere, burnout is a real concern. Burnout occurs when what you are doing, just doesn’t work for you anymore. Your once enthusiastic approach to a task now drains you, or f... [More]

March 29, 2010
by Debra Bacon

Debra Bacon

Warning signs that your teen is on the wrong path

March 29, 2010 21:01 by Debra Bacon  [About the Author]

Debra Bacon
By Debra Bacon Theravive.com Contributor Relationships, hormones and pressures Teenage years are challenging for the teen and parents. Maintaining an open and communicative relationship with your teen is vital as they move through adolescence. Hormonal changes, mood swings and peer pressure are a part of the growth process, however, it is important to be aware of subtle, and overt signs that... [More]

March 15, 2010
by Debra Bacon

Debra Bacon

How to scale back

March 15, 2010 19:14 by Debra Bacon  [About the Author]

Debra Bacon
By Debra Bacon Theravive.com Contributor Simple is better Family time and simpler lifestyles are winning out over consumerism these days. Considering the shaky economies around the globe, individuals and families are scaling back on their spending. With rising unemployment figures and uncertain futures, people are strategizing their escape from the prison of debt. By paying off debt, reducing disc... [More]

February 22, 2010
by Debra Bacon

Debra Bacon

Supporting your spouse through job loss

February 22, 2010 14:50 by Debra Bacon  [About the Author]

Debra Bacon
By Debra Bacon Theravive.com Contributor The Pink Slip Losing a job is very stressful for a family. The emotional impact it has on the husband or wife can be very different. Both may feel depressed and anxious as a result of the loss. Self-esteem and worthiness issues are common. These factors, combined with the financial implications resulting from a spouse’s job loss, place a strain... [More]

February 18, 2010
by Carlton Brown

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Death and Taxes

February 18, 2010 18:55 by Carlton Brown  [About the Author]

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By Carlton Brown, M.Sc., M.Div., RMFT A man in Austin, Texas, today flew his small plane into an IRS building, killing himself and possibly one person on the ground, damaging the building, sending people to hospital, and traumatizing hundreds of spectators by conjuring images of a repeat of 9/11. Air force jets were scrambled, and the president was notified. Everyone quickly calmed down when the... [More]