What makes a good life?

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. . . Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life…
See the lecture here.

Mind Matters

Young people who have experienced trauma and toxic stress often have difficulty regulating their emotional responses when facing challenges in school, life, and relationships. As students learn the skills and strategies in Mind Matters, they can begin to say, “I am not a victim of what happened to me.”

Love Notes – EBP Model

You now have a new tool in your tool kit! An innovative approach to teen pregnancy prevention that appeals to older youth.
Love Notes was included in the federal Office of Adolescent Health’s Evidence Based Program list based on statistically significant decreases in sexual activity, increases in contraceptive use, and avoidance of pregnancy.

University Of Swansea UK

What Young People Say They Want Most

In A Partner. Researchers got 2,700 college students from five countries to progressively narrow down which characteristics were most important to them in a lifetime mate, and the one that emerged from all cultures was kindness … MORE>>

University of Georgia

Teens Who Don’t Date

Are Less Depressed

New research from the University of Georgia has found that not dating can be an equally beneficial choice for teens. The study … found that adolescents who were not in romantic relationships during middle and high school had good social skills and low depression, and fared better or equal to peers who dated … MORE>>

2nd Wednesday Webinar


November 13, 2019

Foundations: How to Build & Sustain the Communication Pipeline with Young Adults. In this webinar, Vanessa Logan identifies critical needs of the underserved and builds bridges by partnering with organizations and community initiatives to uncover resources and move others toward economic mobility and self-sufficiency … Go here to find out more.

Georgia Center for Opportunity


The Success Sequence

The success sequence is a universally understood concept that success is built on life decisions that are made in the correct order. First, children need education. Second, adults need work. Third, parents need healthy marriages before children … MORE>>