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Be informed on mental health

Between children, work obligations, philanthropic and religious organizations and all of the economic and other bad news filling television screens and newspapers, it’s safe to assume that most people have been a little stressed and worried at some point. However, for some people, things can become too much, and they feel like they’re literally going to die from the pressure.

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Ruston teeming with things to do

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Because gas is expensive and I was living on limited means when I was in undergraduate classes at Louisiana Tech University, I didn’t travel home like the majority of local college students do. As a result, I began thinking of Ruston as home long before the first time I walked across the stage at my first Tech graduation.
During that time, I used to complain that there was never anything to do in Ruston on the weekends. A good friend of mine told me then if I couldn’t find anything to do in Ruston, I wasn’t looking hard enough.

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LSU AgCenter offers valuable services

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Any farmer, or 4-H’er for that matter, will tell you that without the resources of the LSU AgCenter, rural Louisiana and its economy would be a less productive, less profitable place.
For 125 years, the AgCenter has provided farmers and rural residents everything from research that improves crop production to tips on how to raise rabbits. While many farm kids grew up with 4-H, many urban children got their first glimpse of agriculture raising rabbits and chickens through that same program. Those lessons, provided by dedicated, well-trained 4-H agents gave kids their first shot at responsibility, while teaching valuable life skills as well.

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Self-esteem not a good thing

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Question: I recently heard you speak in San Diego and need some clarification. While I understand that researchers have found that high self-esteem is not what it was cracked up to be, I want my kids to approach the challenges of life with confidence in their abilities. There’s got to be a reconciliation point here. What is it?

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