Teen Dating Violence: What Parents and Teens Should Know

AS A PROFESSIONAL counselor specializing in adolescence, I have worked with many youth who have been the victims of teen dating violence. I have witnessed firsthand the devastating impact dating violence can have on a teen’s emotional, personal and social development. Teen dating violence has been linked to substance abuse, depression and suicidal thoughts. Whether the abuse is emotional or physical, […]

How Do We Achieve Beauty?

Given the abundance of less-than-beautiful visualizations, it’s clear that the path to beauty is not obvious. However, I believe there are ways to get to beauty that are dependable, if not entirely deterministic. Step Outside Default Formats The first requirement of a beautiful visualization is that it is novel, fresh, or unique. It is difficult […]