Football Focus 2014
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Ken Potts

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What’s holding young adults back these days?

Oct 16 2014 | 12:20 pm - Our Ken Potts says he's increasingly dealing with families facing challenges with their young adult children who seem to be stuck in neutral. Here are a few tips ...

Hearing does not always mean understanding

Oct 09 2014 | 12:37 pm - When we talk to the people in our life, we may think we're being perfectly clear. But our Ken Potts says the words we say may have one meaning to us yet come across very differently to our listener. The good news, Potts says, is that communication...

Teens may be right: Parents really can’t understand

Oct 02 2014 | 12:13 pm - Sure, you were a teen once and had to work your way through the trials and tribulations of becoming an adult. But, our Ken Potts says, that doesn't mean you know what your teen is facing because the world has changed since you were that age. And...

You can’t custom-order your spouse’s qualities

Sep 25 2014 | 11:13 am - When you're shopping for a car, you can't pick and choose the options you want. You have to pick the option package that fits you best, even if your must-have options come with a few extras you're not crazy about. Our Ken Potts suggests that...

Maybe you can take it with you

Sep 18 2014 | 11:49 am - In talking with a friend who's nearly 90, our Ken Potts looks at the achievements of that long life and the decisions his friend made that built his relationships with his wife, his children and his grandchildren. That, the friends says, is what...

A healthy body can make for a healthy mind

Sep 11 2014 | 11:54 am - You can't take the phrase "you are what you eat" literally, our Ken Potts says. But we need to be aware how our habits like diet and exercise might affect our physical health and, in turn, how our physical health supports our mental health, he says.

Ambivalence in decision making takes us nowhere

Sep 04 2014 | 10:59 am - Our Ken Potts says decision making ambivalence may seem like the easy way out, but it takes us nowhere.

When it comes to parenting, a united front works best

Aug 21 2014 | 11:25 am - When it comes to successful parenting, our Ken Potts says, most moms and dads find it helps if they present a united front.

Don’t let go of your childlike wonder

Aug 14 2014 | 11:07 am - Our Ken Potts can't help but laugh when he looks back at photos of his daughter from a time when she resembled Curley from "The Three Stooges." Some of the humor, though, comes from recalling the eagerness and excitement she brought to exploring...

Sometimes the slow, measured response is the right one

Aug 07 2014 | 11:38 am - We all sometimes say and do things we wish we hadn't. Our Ken Potts says we can avoid that -- at least sometimes -- by taking a slower and more measured response.

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