Two Steps Backwards

By Calvert F. Cazier, PhD., MPH | October 21, 2020

I clearly remember one hot summer day I spent stacking hay with Uncle Quinn, Grandpa Cazier, and a couple of cousins. I was 10 years old and none of us yet realized I was having symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Tourette syndrome. One of my OCD symptoms involved my ability to walk without stepping on…

Wringer Washer

By Calvert F. Cazier, PhD., MPH | October 13, 2020

I once read that washing clothes is as easy as taking them off, throwing them on the floor, waiting a few days for mom to pick them up, then tossing them into a machine, and remembering to push a couple of buttons. Obviously, this is an oversimplification of doing the family laundry.   For thousands…

Teen Talk

By Anne Evans-Cazier, LCSW | October 6, 2020

Have you talked with a teen lately?    I had the privilege of talking with a wonderful 16-year-old this week. She said, “I won’t be able to vote for the president for four more years, but what happens now has a big impact on me anyway.”    Powerful words of wisdom from one so young.…

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