Entries by Brian McIntyre

Don’t Cuddle With Your Smart Phone

Have you ever fallen asleep while Insta-scrolling on your smartphone—or have you purposely left it on your bed during the night? You’re not alone: 44 percent of cell phone owners have snoozed with their phone next to their bed to make sure they didn’t miss any crucial calls or texts, But Camille Chatterjee, an editor […]

Key to Happiness

The key to happiness could be low expectations.  And research backs it up. NBC News is reporting on a new study done at the University College in London, Researchers there found that it didn’t matter so much whether things were going well. It mattered whether they were going better than you expected. Dr. Robb Rutledge […]

Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

Grieving parents are speaking out about the dangers of synthetic marijuana.   United Press International shares the story about the parents of Connor Eckhardt — a California teenager who died shortly after a hit of synthetic marijuana put him in a coma.  Connor’s parents are now trying to raise awareness about the dangers of the sometimes […]

What Does Your Facebook Say About You?

Did you know that your Facebook profile may reveal a lot about your personality? It’s true—CBSNews.com is reporting on an interesting study which found that extroverts and socially anxious people both upload significant numbers of photos to their Facebook pages. But here’s the difference–extroverts tend to change their profile cover photos, while those who are […]

Death Can Save A Life

It’s been one week since we learned of the tragic death of Robin Williams.  His death left millions of American’s grieving and asking “why.”   When something like this happens, it can also remind us of how important is to care about and really LISTEN to the people that God has placed in our life. […]

Good News: Son Surprises Mom with her Dream Car

Two and a half years ago, Corey Wadden set a goal of earning $1 million by the time he turned 25 to provide his mother with a retirement — something she, like millions of others, had not been able to save for herself in years of working before losing her job. While he’s a long way […]

Peer Pressure: Part 2

It’s the time of year when many families are anticipating the start of a brand-new school year.  If you have a child who is about to enter middle school or high school for the first time, they are about to experience the not-so-wonderful world of peer pressure. Parents in this stage of life can learn […]