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The Beauty of Jealousy

I was listening to my daughter talk about a time in her early teens when she was extremely jealous over a boy she liked. That feeling became destructive and cost her two friends. Jealousy is back, not in her own … Continue reading

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The College Admissions Scandal: A Call to Action

https://www.goacta.org/news/the-college-admissions-scandal-a-call-to-action " ACTA has repeatedly warned of what is at the very core of this scandal: an overwhelming focus on prestige in college choice, rather than educational quality. Rather than valuing an institution for its demonstrated commitment to rigorous academic … Continue reading

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Abort Abortion Before Abortion Aborts You

  Current status found here Legislation – New Mexico Legislature https://www.nmlegis.gov/Legislation/Legislation?chamber=H&legtype=B&legno=51&year=19 2019 Regular Session – HB 51   New Mexico close to passing ‘most extreme bill in nation’ on abortion – Catholic Philly http://catholicphilly.com/2019/02/news/national-news/new-mexico-close-to-passing-most-extreme-bill-in-nation-on-abortion/ Now New Mexico is one step … Continue reading

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“They have my password! How did they get my password?

Sextortion Scam: What to Do If You Get the Latest Phishing Spam Demanding Bitcoin | Electronic Frontier Foundation “They have my password! How did they get my password? Unfortunately, in the modern age, data breaches are common and massive sets … Continue reading

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Why Family?

The family is the basic cell of society in accord with the natural order of things. It gives stability to society and is the ideal climate for the formation of children. Moreover, the family was elevated by Our Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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Boosting Self-Esteem

In addition to attributional style, a related issue that has been studied is self-esteem. Children with relatively high self-esteem typically exhibit related positive attributes. They tend to try new things more frequently. They tend to be more flexible thinkers and … Continue reading

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Changing Attributional Style: Experiment 2

In another experimental condition in the same study, the researchers provided all the attributions themselves.  When a child succeeded with a sentence, the experimenter would say, “That was good. That means you tried hard.” After an error, the experimenter would … Continue reading

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