How the brains of tech-savvy youth are ‘hacked’ and what to do about it

How the brains of tech-savvy youth are ‘hacked’ and what to do about it

On Sunday June 11, 60 Minutes aired a very revealing and insightful expose on how cyber tools and applications are designed to efficiently and proficiently engage the intellect and will of people so that they easily become addicted to the device – which then...
Empowering logic to counter ‘13 Reasons Why’ a child commits suicide

Empowering logic to counter ‘13 Reasons Why’ a child commits suicide

When I decided to leave a career in technology to focus upon the impact of technology on family life (2004), my youngest was entering eighth grade and mobile connectivity had just landed in the hands of youth. Before the smart phone, texting had quickly surfaced as...
No excuses required: On compassion and forgiveness in the family

No excuses required: On compassion and forgiveness in the family

As an eager student of the human condition, I get really excited about the strategic value of forgiveness as an essential mindset that promotes resilience and healing. And yet forgiveness is so misunderstood; it is often confused with excusing bad or offensive...
California educators convene to address student mental health

California educators convene to address student mental health

At Core Connectivity, we believe that every human being has been granted a spirit of power and love and sound mind, and that this power must be defended one heart and mind, one family and one community at a time. To that end, cyber connectivity has created a power...
Spike in youth suicide rates begs the question: Does your middle school child know they are loved?

Spike in youth suicide rates begs the question: Does your middle school child know they are loved?

A recent study indicates that the suicide rates for youth aged 10 to 11 years has spiked, making it more likely that a child will die from suicide than traffic accidents. According to the New York Times article by Sabrina Tavernise, featuring this Center for Disease...

Cyberbully madness knows no religious boundaries

This feature is for every grandparent, parent, educator, law enforcement official, therapist/counselor, coach, teen and young adult who still wants to believe that freedom is an inside job, (despite what we are witnessing with global terrorism, clashes between...