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You may not be interested in a biology lesson, but the workings of the brain need to be understood so you can get a good grasp of the term “distracted driving” and why it is so important to keep your attention – and your eyes – on the road and your hands on the steering wheel.

When are you doing too much? You know, multitasking, trying to get all of the bases covered because the things have to be done, no one else is going to take care of these things the way you do, and your pace is near frantic because there isn’t enough time in your day and you have a long way to go before you can continue your affair with the pillow that has your name written all over it.

Reports from Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institute of Health, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and other organizations are in agreement about opioid addiction. It is a public health crisis. It can happen to anyone, any intellectual level, any background. Contributing factors include family background – someone(s) in the family have or are struggling with dependence on substances they abuse, environment, genetics, personality traits and stress.

Adversity challenges us with difficulties and misfortune. Knowledge and wisdom come to us through our troubles. Everyone has issues to deal with at one time or another. It is part of the human condition, the positive and negative things that happen in our lives.

Do you know that one in five teenagers report being bullied? Do you understand what bullying is?

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