How to Choose a Counselor

When you or a loved one is experiencing emotional or mental health issues, it is imperative to choose a counselor. This can be a daunting task because research has shown that there is not always a clear correlation between training and successful outcomes in therapy. Differing research has identified that successful outcomes in therapy can...
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5 Household Experiments for Kids

Alka-Seltzer Rockets Ever wanted to hold a rocket in your hand? Well, now you can! These powerful rockets are powered by a reaction of Alka-Seltzer and water that produces gas (carbon dioxide). The gas expands and the rocket lifts off! Carbon dioxide is what is used to keep your sodas fizzy. Materials Needed: Safety goggles...
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Common Counseling Myths

Although perceptions are changing, many people still consider counseling to be the last resort for mentally weak or dysfunctional people. They believe that we should be able to manage our personal and relational problems without involving some stranger who does not even know them. That is a common myth about counseling, and nothing could be...
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Engineering in Everyday Life

One of the most common questions I get asked by engineering students is “What is engineering?” A close second is “How does engineering relate to my life?” The most fundamental definition of an engineer is someone who creates solutions to the problems faced by humanity. A group of students in my freshmen class created a...
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Basics of Programming Languages

Everything from your favorite social media site, television, microwave oven, Smartphone, app, missiles, etc (the list is long) are made possible, or should we say operational, by a code – often referred to as source code (term used to describe a computer program) written in some language. Programming Languages Share Similarities to Actual Languages And...
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