Paul Schoenfeld

If you’re looking for inspiration, watch 2013 film ‘One Chance’

The British-American biopic is about opera singer and “Britain’s Got Talent” winner Paul Potts.


How to keep your peace, even when you’re not on vacation

Here are some strageties for staying relaxed when you’re on the hamster wheel that is modern life.


Kids may get a break from school, but parenting is a 24/7 job

Here are some tips to help keep Mom and Dad on top of things over summer vacation.


Understanding suicide: We can’t see how depressed someone feels

Here’s what family and friends can do to help if they suspect their loved one is suicidal.

Studies: Psychedelic drugs could treat anxiety and depression

This research — still in preliminary stages — starts where scientists in the 1960s and ’70s left off.

Teenagers are coming of age at a time when optimism is waning

With school shootings, global warming and political divisiveness, teens worry about growing up.

Find joy and meaning while at work — even when it’s challenging

After the Great Recession, many of us are working harder and longer hours. It makes us disengage.

Winning and losing: When is praise positive or negative?

Which behaviors should parents encourage — effort, performance, attitude or team spirit?

Rise in anxiety and depression correlates to social disruption

Our mental health issues are tied to loss of meaningful work, social support and financial security.

Everyday courage: Find it when you leave your comfort zone

New experiences expand our horizons, build new skills and strengthen weak muscles.

How to help your youngster become a successful adult

Research suggests it’s more important to play with your toddler than teach her the alphabet.

No matter your age, the value of friendship stays the same

We tend to have friends we’ve kept for many years, but it’s also important to develop new friendships.

Ways to help you keep your cool when you’re stressed out

Follow these six practices to calm back down when your temper starts to flair up.

The parenting power struggle: Are you spoiling your kids?

Follow these guidelines the next time your child has a temper tandtrum to get what she wants.

Are you noticing cognitive changes in your aging parent?

These symptoms may be associated with getting older or a sign of more significant problems.

Managing life’s transitions: The only constant in life is change

Life is change, but change isn’t easy. Here’s how to better cope with life’s natural progression.

American horror: What can we do to prevent mass murder?

There isn’t a single cause or a single solution for deathly shootings like the one in Florida.

Lessons from the Olymics on setting and meeting goals

Those of us non-athletes whose favorite sport is avoiding sports can learn a lot from Olympians.

How to raise children who turn into well-balanced adults

Through mindful parenting, your kids can grow up to be compassionate, kind and honest.

Don’t give up hope on helping older teenagers who seem lost

There is a fine line between helping your kids and enabling their unhealthy behavior.