CJ News & Views
Creak wakes up ... happy?
My mother has a death grip on my life and is digging her claws in deeper. Not surprisingly, I'm miserable. What do I do? -- Overwhelmed Ollie
My mother is very judgmental and it's causing problems for my girlfriend, who came from a very supportive, non-criticising family. How do I fix this? -- Mulling Michael
One minute my mom is presenting me with lavish gifts, the next criticising me for my lack of thrift. What is going on here? -- Bob in Bloomington
Chronic illness can plague us with worry. Dr. Laurie explains how to relax.
Stretching in public can lead to good things, Seth finds.
I've been sick with a cough and severe congestion for over a week now. I don't want to schedule a doctor's appointment because it's always a pain and they may not see me until another week or so ... but I don't know if I can last that long. I'm miserable. What can I do? -- Ill Ashley
Lately, I've just felt tired and exhausted all the time. Is something wrong with me? -- Rustic Ryan
I hate the taste of water, but I know it's good for me. How can I grow to like it? -- Finicky Phyllis
Creak learns where, apparently, it is not OK for him to sleep.