December 23, 2016
by Hilda Huj
It is the holiday season, the most wonderful time of the year. Or, is it? For most people, being an immigrant means that they are far away from their family and friends abroad. During the holiday season, when family and friendship values are the highlights of the celebration, it is hard not to feel sad and lonely. [More]
September 29, 2016
by Henry M. Pittman, MA
Many people talk about that they need to find happiness. The reality is that you do not ‘find’ happiness. Happiness is something that you create for yourself. [More]
September 27, 2016
by Hilda Huj
Throughout human history, migration has been a fact of life. However, as a result of globalization, it currently affects more people than ever before. Amnesty International ("People on the move", n.d.) reports that more than 230 million people live outside their country of birth. That is about 3% of the world's global population. And that number grows every day. [More]
In 1957 the movie, “The Three Faces of Eve” starring Joanne Woodward had a tremendous impact on the viewing audience. Ms Woodward won an academy award for her performance.
“Eve” was actually a woman named Chris Sizemore who suffered from what was then called “Multiple Personality Disorder”. [More]
In this era of mobile technology, video games have never been more popular. Among them, Pokemon by Nintendo is considered to be one of the most beloved games with the biggest fan base around the globe.
Since its creation 17 years ago, Pokemon has dominated the field of mobile games, especially with the latest version of Pokemon Go [More]
In 1938 Abel Meerpol, who was white and Jewish, wrote a poem entitled “Strange Fruit”. He added music in 1939. When Billie Holiday sang it at Cafe Society in Greenwich Village, which was the first integrated club in New York, it became a passionate and disturbing anthem for the Civil Rights movement.
The “Strange Fruit” referred to the lynchings of black men in the South. [More]
2016 will be a year remembered for dramatic exits and entrances, especially in issues related to ethics and equality. The field of professional counseling is no haven from various controversies as the preeminent national organization for professional counselors, the American Counseling Association (ACA), recently made headlines for their responses to legislation passed in Tennessee. [More]
In modern living, work fills a big part of life. Work has long been considered to be one of the greatest virtues of mankind as it serves critical functions in human life. [More]
“Age ain’t nothing more than a number,” is a quote that has been used for years. There have been songs written about two people who love each other and who are at different stages in their life, yet they love each other. [More]
Every year, Mother’s Day is decked with extravagant bouquets of sundry flowers, cards, gifts, and balloons to pay homage to our mothers – both living and deceased. [More]