stress

Patience should be developed

Just before Thanksgiving, my husband commented that, in his observation, people tend to be more impatient with others around the holidays.  Although he was speaking about ...

Learn how to listen to others

  When I heard about the horrific mass shooting that occurred in Connecticut, I couldn’t help but think of what might have motivated the alleged shooter, Adam Lanza. N ...

The stress and the playoffs

I recently got a call from a person and coach I?ve admired this past year who said he was stepping away from the game for a while. That?s bad news for the program but I think a goo ...

Soldier rampage is atrocious, no excuses please

With all due respect to our country’s military and its leaders, it’s time to stop making excuses for those few rogue soldiers who, against their orders, their training and just ...

Dispatchers under a lot of stress

Stress and an inconsistent work environment are two reasons that Melissa Reali recently left her position as a Lincoln police dispatcher. Reali’s last day was June 24. “I would ...

Most kids today need some type of ‘stress band-aids’

Dear Straight Talk: I’m a retired high school nurse interested in how kids self-soothe in order to de-stress. I observe kids having such stressed childhoods that most have some ...