Opinion

The world is full of things to be thankful for

By WYATT EMMERICH,

Cognitive therapy is a form of psychotherapy that “states that thoughts, feelings and behavior are all connected, and individuals can move toward overcoming difficulties and meeting their goals by identifying and changing unhelpful or inaccurate thinking, problematic behavior and distressing emotional responses,” according to Wikipedia.




Reinvest prison savings

About six years ago, Mississippi got a warning: Its distinction as the nation’s second-highest incarcerator was not financially sustainable.

If lawmakers didn’t act, the state was on a path to see its corrections expenditures rise by $266 million over the ensuing decade.








Education key to growth

Every county in Mississippi saw its average income per person increase in 2018, according to recently released federal data. At first glance that’s further indication of a state economy that is slowly building steam following what has been a long recovery from the Great Recession.





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