Family

  • September 9, 2019

    Is Your Pet Overweight? Recognizing Pet Obesity

    By Dr. Arden Gillespie   Fall is rapidly approaching and with it comes cooler weather and a much-welcomed hiatus from the sweltering summer heat here in Utah’s Dixie. If your pets are like mine, they love summer, but the heat can be taxing on them. They spend the majority of their days lounging...

  • September 9, 2019

    Dads and School

    By Kelly Kendall   I will never forget a friend telling me that his dad never attended a single ball game while he was in high school. It actually hurt my heart, and I felt a lot of empathy for him because my dad came to as many school activities...

  • September 9, 2019

    Playing for the “L” of It!

    Learn, Laugh, Love, and Live By Angel Naivalu, MSW, Soul Mentor   Several years ago, I attended a women’s retreat sponsored by local “play enthusiasts,” Kami Mitchell and Shelby Smith. They invited participants, grown women between the ages of eighteen and sixty, to participate in activities that most had not...

  • September 9, 2019

    Are You a Champion?

    By Jack W. Rolfe  Contributing Author: Kristin Sheehan   A dear friend of mine, Kristin Sheehan, is the program director of the Play Like a Champion Today Character Education through Sports initiative. She is very passionate about helping youth achieve their full potential, and we have worked together on some...

  • September 9, 2019

    A Sense of Gratitude Helps Businesses Thrive

    By Pam Palmero, President/CEO St. George Area Chamber of Commerce   Whereas the spring season usually wells up in me a sense of new beginnings, portrayed by the budding of dormant plants, the fall season creates in me a sense of reflection and gratitude. Reflection and gratitude in our businesses is...

  • September 9, 2019

    EMDR: A Talk Less, Process More Approach to Healing Trauma

    By Sarah Prince   Imagine visiting a mental health professional for trauma-related symptoms after a car accident, sexual assault, robbery, job loss, return from military combat, or even an animal attack. Your counselor suggests that you may benefit from Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR). You are desperate for...

  • July 20, 2019

    Screen Time vs. Family Time

    By Matt Eschler PhD, LMFT, St. George Center for Couples and Families, Owner, Clinical Director    Brigham Young University and American Family Survey tell us that the overuse of technology has moved into the number one spot in our “things to worry about.” American Family tell us that drug abuse, bullying,...

  • July 20, 2019

    Summer Travel with Your Pet

    By Dr. Clayton Barton Summer is the season for vacations. Most likely, you have made travel plans. The question is, will your pet go with you? Vacations involve a great deal of planning, so whether you are taking your best friends with you or leaving them behind, here are some...

  • May 15, 2019

    From Actress to Advocate

    By Marianne Hamilton   Hoping to save others, Jan Broberg shares the story of her kidnapping and abuse. It’s 4:10 on a breezy Thursday afternoon, and Jan Broberg is just sitting down to breakfast. Settling in on the patio of the Center for the Arts at Kayenta, where she is...

  • May 15, 2019

    Connecting the Generations: There’s Nothing Like a Game of Three-Corner...

    By Lyman Hafen   I would have been ten years old when I pulled that card out of a five-cent pack. I was sitting with my back to a mulberry tree in my front yard. Jim’s mobile market had already motored on down 600 South to the next stop, and...

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