By Sandy Long

Everyone has a temper, some are slow to anger, some can get angry in a heartbeat.  Controlling that anger is where the key lies.  Anger control should be learned as children and taught by parents, this is learned behavior for children, or should be.  Unfortunately, many children are not taught how to handle anger constructively. 

Helping Someone Through Grief: 7 Tips

One of the most common concerns people have is knowing what to say or do when a loved one dies. When it happens, even within our own families, we often don’t know what to say or do. Others don’t know what to say to us. So often, the response is to say or do nothing. The avoidance comes not out of a lack of compassion but out of a fear of saying or doing the wrong thing.

     It’s an all-too-common dilemma that we face. Here are some counseling tips for supporting someone through this very confusing time.