October 19, 2017

Isolation vs Connection: The Rat Park Experiments

There were times in my addiction when I was surrounded by friends, people, and parties. The drinking was social and the drugs were recreational. I am […]
October 17, 2017

Talking to Kids About Natural Disasters

In times of natural disaster, it’s everyone’s responsibility to come together to support and provide aid and comfort to those directly affected. And although it’s simply […]
September 22, 2017

What Do I Do With My Child?

College can be an exciting time for many young adults; it is where they experience many firsts, including a new lifestyle, friends, roommates, exposure to new […]
September 22, 2017

Music is a Team Sport

At Bach to Rock – America’s Music School, music transforms into a team sport. Like playing in a sports league, belonging to a band supports teamwork […]
September 22, 2017

I’m Not Broken

If modern medicine does one thing well, it’s making labels for human conditions. There are many new syndromes and diseases, many new pills and treatments. Well, […]
September 22, 2017

Teen Suicide

Last week was National Suicide Prevention Week in the U.S. On Tuesday, as many people were out to lunch in downtown Phoenix, a man jumped to […]
September 21, 2017

When Parenting Became My Job, It Almost Cost Us Our Marriage

Anyone who ever said parenting is a full time job hit the nail right on the head. I always swore it wouldn’t be my full time […]
September 13, 2017

ASU Prep Digital area that will help high school and middle school students earn credits and get ahead with course work for a small fee.

ASU launched a new program this year that will help high school and middle school students earns credit. Fall enrollment starts now for ASU Prep Digital, where […]
August 9, 2017

TWO YEARS FOR A LIFE WORTH LIVING

My experience here at the John Volken Academy (JVA) has been in many ways the hardest and best experience I have had in my whole life. […]