Economic difficulties, increasing tuition enrollment, and a trend toward marrying later have impacted the number of young adults living at home with their parents. This new stage of family life leaves may parents wondering how to navigate this new stage of parenting. Here are five important questions I believe parents of young adults should be asking themselves.
I was invited to interview on the Laura Ingraham Radio Show today on a topic I feel VERY passionate about–public humiliation and spanking as parenting strategies. The conversation evolved into talking about discipline in schools and teachers inability to do anything. Listen to Laura take me to task on these issues.
Do you think public humiliation is ever warranted?
How about spanking? Do you spank your children?
According to new research by Wayne State University, double dating may be a way to boost the bond with your partner. The study found that couples who shared embarrassing moments or asked for advice on personal matters reported feeling more passionate love than couples who kept it to small talk. I share a few tips to keep in mind to get the most out of your double dating experience in this Shape Magazine article.
Read article online Can Double Dating Improve Your Relationship?
Many of us may have a loved one or know someone that returned home earlier than planned from an LDS mission. Hear two early-return missionaries’ experiences, and hear what therapist Julie de Azevedo Hanks, LCSW and researcher Dr. Kris Doty have to say about how to best support missionaries when they return home earlier than planned.
People have a variety of initial responses upon hearing about the death of a friend or work associate. A recent episode of HBO show Girls showed the main character Hannah having a numb response to the death of her book editor, leaving her friends wondering why she’s being self-absorbed. I share my thoughts on the subject in a recent Women’s Health Magazine article.
Read article online If Someone Dies and You’re Not Sad, Does That Make You Completely Self-Absorbed?
We talk a lot about developing good self-esteem: an inner confidence rooted in how you evaluate yourself. Studio 5 Contributor Julie Hanks, LCSW, owner of Wasatch Family Therapy, says self-compassion matters more.
It’s been a few decades since I’ve been labeled “cool” being included in this list was surprising. UtahValley360.com created a list of 100 women who represented the LDS “cool” factor to a world- wide audience. I was lucky enough to be included among some amazing women from all different fields.
Too often we define our happiness by all we have. But perhaps the key to a happier life is giving up certain things.
Studio 5 Self-Improvement Contributor Julie Hanks, LCSW reveals six things to give up for a happier life.
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The Wasatch View in Cottonwood/Holladay, a local paper, recently wrote a feature article on my new book “The Burnout Cure” and how I personally “do it all” (ha!) without burning myself out. Do I practice what I preach? Find out here…
What’s your New Year’s Resolution? Losing 5 pounds? Getting more organized? I interviewed recently with Shape Magazine to talk about a resolution that you may not have considered…improving your emotional connections.
Here are a few of my tips on how to strengthen your face-to-face relationships with loved ones…