Paul Schoenfeld

Addiction blindfolds not only addicts, but their families

We don’t understand what causes addiction, but 12-step programs can help us find our way.

 

Bright ideas for dealing with seasonal affective disorder

Waking up to dawn simulators and spending time in front of light boxes can really help.

 

A housekeeper taught him wealth is about more than money

True wealth can be found in the gratitude, loving kindness and generosity of spirit you feel.

 

Three ways to help our youth live happier and healthier lives

Those born in the 1980s and ’90s are more likely to have depression, feel distress and be suicidal.

Healing from a broken relationship takes time, introspection

The Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb, Croatia, exhibits artifacts of lost love, pain and hurt.

How to fit quality time with your kids into a crazy schedule

In the middle of our fast-paced lives, today’s parents still want to get to know their children.

Dating’s complicated when you have children — but don’t give up

If you approach it the right way, you’ll find a more fulfilling relationship the second time around.

As time seems to accelerate, try to make the most of it

As we age, our experience of time radically changes. The solution? Live life to the fullest.

The new school year is fast approaching. Is your family ready?

Here’s how parents can help kids make the transition from summer break to the teacher’s classroom.

Do you have an anxious kid? Help him develop relaxation skills

The National Institute of Health reports a 20% increase in anxiety disorders among children.

Controlling your actions when you’re hot under the collar

You can’t control your feelings, but there’s never a good reason to lose your temper. Here’s what to do.

‘It takes a village to raise a child’ African proverb is true

Coaches, teachers, aunts, uncles, grandparents and family friends can look out for your children.

How to keep that mellow summer feeling throughout the year

Remember to relax, breathe and live in the present, not the past or future.

Valuable lessons learned after a stay in ‘grandpa heaven’

He doesn’t have to tell grandparents how lovely it is to behold the next generation. But he does have some tips.

How to get the most enjoyment out of your family vacation

The keys: leave expectations, social media and, most of all, work at home. Just take a vacation.

Five ways to nurture your love to build a strong relationship

Jobs, careers and friends will come and go. It’s what we put into our relationships that supports us.

The teenage years are tough on parents. Here’s how to cope.

There’s no doubt this will be a challenging time (due to hormones) but you will get your kid back.

Now that school’s out, it’s time to establish a new routine

Have a family meeting to set expectations for summer break. Discuss bedtimes, curfew, chores, etc.

Here’s how parents can address their child’s body image issues

Above all, teach your children to approach their weight and shape in a healthy way — through self-love.

Grandparents play an important role in their family’s lives

The relationship they form with their grandchild becomes a model on how to be a grandparent.