• Kindness is contagious, as shown by readers' response to Charlotte Lankard's column

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    A few weeks columnist Charlotte Lankard focused on the importance of kindness, and readers responded with their own thoughts. That same week, she received an invitation to view a documentary titled “Kindness Is Contagious” at an Oklahoma City mall.

  • Living well to the end is worthy approach to 'Being Mortal'

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Aug 25, 2015

    For those of us in our 70s, 80s and beyond, our focus may be on living as full a life as possible for as long as we have, but we still face the realities of aging and approaching death and how to experience these with dignity.

  • Listen to advice about hearing checkups

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Charlotte Lankard: Don't wait to have hearing issues checked out.

  • Culinary training gives Oklahoma City student recipe for hope

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    Columnist Charlotte Lankard shares an Oklahoma student's inspirational story.

  • Charlotte Lankard: Finding comfort in journals

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Jul 14, 2015

    Keeping a journal can be comforting and therapeutic, Charlotte Lankard says.

  • What is ‘forgiveness?’

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Columnist Charlotte Lankard reflects on the meaning of forgiveness.

  • Some things to consider when dealing with teens

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    Oklahoma City therapist and columnist Charlotte Lankard shares her thoughts about an article she saved about about teen development and behavior.

  • Would these vows hold more promise for marriages?

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    The Oklahoman columnist Charlotte Lankard shares a friend's tips for updated marriage vows.

  • Communication takes more listening, not talking

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD For The Oklahoman | Updated: Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    Oklahoman columnist Charlotte Lankard writes about keys to communication.

  • Lingering regrets demand that we learn from them

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD

    For The Oklahoman

    | Published: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    Columnist Charlotte Lankard writes about how to deal with lingering regrets.

  • Your Life: Tech, variety draw sharp contrast between 'then and now'

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Mon, Jun 1, 2015

    Charlotte Lankard: Technology changes make us reminisce as well as look forward to what is coming next.

  • Charlotte Lankard: Doing 'nothing' is a gift

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, May 26, 2015

    It is good to have some things in our life that are nonsensical, that encourage postponement of everything that is driving us crazy and that give us permission to do nothing.

  • Mistakes followed by change define who we are

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, May 19, 2015

    It is not change that defeats us, it is monotony, writes columnist Charlotte Lankard. Living is daring, trying, being wrong and trying again, going beyond where we were last year so that one day, when we look back, we will have lived and we will know it.

  • Help is available for those dealing with suicidal thoughts

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Mon, May 11, 2015

    Charlotte Lankard offers suggestions for people dealing with suicidal thoughts.,

  • Your Life: 20 years later, we grieve as a community

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    Charlotte Lankard: Suffering the pain of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing must be carried by the entire community in order to move forward.

  • Your Life: Parents who learn to let go give their children wings

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    Charlotte Lankard: When parents set a child free, it means parents no longer give their opinion unless asked. It means the child is not responsible for the happiness of the parents and it is time for parents to turn their attention to their own lives, interests and friends — and mind their own business.

  • Your Life: What to say to a grieving parent

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    Charlotte Lankard: The death of a child may be the most difficult experience a parent can face, but out of a desire to help a hurting parent, well meaning folks often say words that cause more pain.

  • Adults can learn from children of all ages

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    Adults can learn from children who are facing life challenges.

  • Men cope with depression differently than women

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    Charlotte Lankard: Men usually experience depression differently and may have different ways of coping than women.

  • Charlotte Lankard: Seek the limits of your longing

    BY CHARLOTTE LANKARD, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Human beings should be reminded to follow their passion, even when it seems futile.




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