How to have Safe, Successful Teen Parties

Teens enjoy gathering together spending time “hanging out” with friends. These get togethers become excellent opportunities to teach them how to host parties as they mature into adults. Unfortunately, teen parties can become unsafe when illegal drug use happens, over...

Networking: How to Work a Room

Meeting new people can be very stressful. The hands get cold with sweaty palms, the mind goes blank for topics of conversation and you may be tempted to remain beside the bar keeping the bartender company. This is not recommended, of course. The art of small talk is...

6 Ways to Increase Empathy

The previous year has seen its fair share of both joys and tragedies on the public stage. I challenge my readers to make 2013 the year that basic civility makes a comeback. Why should good manners be practised? They are the starting points for developing positive,...


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