Why Do People Stop Committing Crimes?

There are many changes that occur from childhood to adulthood. We sometimes make decisions we regret simply because we lack the cognitive ability to make good decisions. If an adolescent commits criminal behavior but stops when he or she becomes an adult, it is important to ask why. This post […]


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Why Do People Commit Crimes? Two Theories.

I recently wrote a blog post and recorded a podcast episode in which I highlighted the benefits of asking “Why?” I maintain that continuously asking why forces one to whittle the problem down to the simplest possible answer. So, why do people commit crimes? Over the decades, there have been […]


How Public Should We Be With Mental Health?

Photo courtesy of Pixabay Influence of Social Media. Firstly, I feel a need to attend to data illustrating a correlation between increased social media use and mental health. This of course does not suggest that social media directly causes mental health issues. The data does correlate, however, and can help […]


Take Control of Your Life (Part Three: Why?)

Why do so many people set goals and not reach them? I would maintain it is because we generally look at goals the wrong way. We tend to see goals as the end, rather than the means. Photo courtesy of Tim Mossholder What is the the point? You might continuously […]