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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!First time ever that California Cognitive Behavioral Institute is providing an airline specific Human Trafficking Certification Training for Alaska Airlines. Dr. Mathis is the National Trainer for NWCAVE (National Women’s Coalition Against Violence and Exploitation) and created this specific training for Alaska Airlines. This is the second airline that Dr. Mathis has worked with. She was the first and only domestic violence advocate in the nation to negotiate a United Airlines commitment to flying victims of domestic violence (Dr. Mathis clients only) out of their life threatening and violent homes to a new location at no cost. She is proud to have the airline industry partner with her on issues of domestic violence and human trafficking.











Tako Talk Special Edition: Teen Shooting Scare in California School
Video Interview with Dr. Kathie Mathis (on the right)

Noted are 11 Facts About Bullying:

1.  Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year.
2.  Approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because of bullying.
3.  17% of American students report being bullied 2 to 3 times a month or more within a school semester. Take a stand in your community by hosting a Bye Bye Bullies event customizing your school’s anti-bullying policy.
4.  1 in 4 teachers see nothing wrong with bullying and will only intervene 4% of the time.
5.  By age 14 less than 30% of boys and 40% of girls will talk to their peers about bullying.
6.  Over 67% of students believe that schools respond poorly to bullying, with a high percentage of students believing that adult help is infrequent and ineffective.
7.  71% of students report incidents of bullying as a problem at their school.
8.  90% of 4th through 8th graders report being victims of bullying.
9.  1 in 10 students drop out of school because of repeated bullying.
10.  As boys age they are less and less likely to feel sympathy for victims of bullying. In fact they are more likely to add to the problem than solve it.
11. Physical bullying increases in elementary school, peaks in middle school and declines in high school. Verbal abuse, on the other hand, remains constant.


Did you know that you can become addicted to an emotion or emotions and those emotions keep you from moving forward in your life?

Emotional addiction comes from genetics, ancestry, behaviors and attitudes, and connections or lack of to our spirituality. Emotional addiction is the condition of being habitually or compulsively occupied with or involved in something.

Emotions are holographic reactions to our experiences. There are chemicals for every emotional state we experience. The hypothalamus creates peptides which it sends out to thousands of receptors on one cell. They attach and signal what goes into our cells. We become addicted to an emotional state and stay addicted unless we change our attachments, emotions, and beliefs about things.

We are emotions and emotions are we. Emotions enrich our experience but our addictions to these emotions are the problem because they create bio-chemical addictions. When you think of all of your experiences with the emotions you have attached to them - from the brain going down to the very cells of your body - no wonder it is hard to leave abusive relationships, people, food, and sex.

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