May 16, 2020

Dear Daughters, Adolescence is a period of major social, hormonal and emotional change. It is common for teens to be concerned with self-image and become sensitive to the slightest criticism. Some act out rebelliously against authority, including parents and teachers. Others experiment with risky behaviors, such as using illegal drugs and having unprotected sex. With…

April 25, 2020

Dear Daughters, Stress takes a physical toll on the body. It causes fatigue, tension, nervousness and loss of appetite. But you can control the affects of stress on your body through simple changes in your diet, exercise regimen and general outlook on your daily activities. Diet Exercise Positive Outlook Resources Diet Stress affects people’s diets…

April 18, 2020

Dear Daughters, Fоrgіvеnеѕѕ іѕ a dаіlу – even аn hourly – choice. It’ѕ аbоut ѕеttіng aside hоw уоu fееl, and focusing оn whеrе you want to gо аnd whаt уоu wаnt tо accomplish in уоur life. Forgiveness іѕn’t a fееlіng; it’s a deliberate choice tо change your mіndѕеt and lеt the past ѕlеер. Fоrgіvеnеѕѕ іѕ…

April 11, 2020

Dear Daughters, Nо оnе wаntѕ to bе bitter. It ѕnеаkѕ uр оn us. Bitterness іѕ unfоrgіvеnеѕѕ thаt has fermented. Thе mоrе wе hоld onto past hurtѕ thе mоrе wе bесоmе drunk оn оur раіn аnd thе еxреrіеnсе can rob us оf thе jоу wе can fіnd іn аnуthіng. Bіttеrnеѕѕ оссurѕ when wе fееl someone hаѕ…

April 4, 2020

Dear Daughters, Self-esteem is a person’s overall evaluation or appraisal of his or her own worth. People who have lower self-esteem tend to gravitate toward their comfort zones. A comfort zone is any place, situation, relationship or experience where they do not feel any threat. It is where a person feels safe and is usually…

February 21, 2020

Dear Daughters,   Did you know there’s a difference between worry and concern? The difference is change. If you can make a change for the better, then act on your concerns. If not, don’t worry! Accept the things you can’t change. Relieve yourself of worried, unproductive thoughts. How can you cut down on worrying when…

February 18, 2020

Dear Daughters, Do you push through setbacks? Or do they often set you back? Resilience is bouncing back from problems. It’s about being flexible and enduring when the going gets tough. It’s knowing that there’s always a brighter tomorrow. It’s human to feel vulnerable. Not every day is perfect, and it’s healthy to acknowledge when you…

February 16, 2020

Dear Daughters, Writing encourages and provides an opportunity to reflect on past experiences, connect with them in a different way, and think critically about ideas and situations. Write it Out Health Benefits Poetry Resources Write it Out When writing, people use their left brain, the analytical and rational side of the brain, leaving the right…