Written by Tonja Bagwell Spring Forward is a great time to ponder the importance and value of time. Life seems to boil down to time or money. Either you spend time or you spend money. Either you lose valuable time or you lose hard-earned money. In some circumstances, a person loses time and money. No […]
Written by Tonja Bagwell Officially, St. Patrick’s Day is ten days from today on March 17, 2017. Unofficially, there were celebrations on Friday, March 3, 2017. This was known as “Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day” in Champaign, Illinois. The official holiday occurs during Spring Break for most college students. This means that college town businesses (specifically, […]
Alcohol does not know if its drinker is rich and famous or poor and non-famous. If too much is consumed, intoxication is the usual outcome.
Company holiday parties are usually loaded with alcoholic beverages. I’m sure most of you have heard stories about or witnessed drunken co-workers at a holiday party. If the company does not limit alcohol consumption and you do not feel responsible enough to moderate your alcohol intake, ask if someone could help you secure transportation to […]
I don’t know about you, but this style of bracelet would not look good on my wrists. If you do not like the look, the 6-A Model of Alcohol Abuse in Offenders can help you avoid this. Hopefully, you survived Black Wednesday aka Thanksgiving Eve, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and the Saturday and Sunday before Cyber […]
Today is Thanksgiving Eve also known as Black Wednesday. This is the busiest day of the year for bars. Will you be one of the thousands of people who will drink too much alcohol at a bar? If you plan to help bars maintain their high profits, think about the following: Why do you feel […]
I know many people spend hundreds of dollars on alcohol in one night. I was at an establishment last weekend and noticed someone’s bill left on the counter. The total of the alcohol-only bill was more than $135 and the tip was $40. As a counselor who has treated a myriad of alcohol-abusing clients, I […]