Happiness: Are you lacking? It shows! One of the things that many parents suffer from is a lack of happiness. You may not think that others can see it, but it shows. I work with parents and adults all the time who feel that something is lacking or that they wish they had other skills, traits, abilities, or things. Is this you?I have learned that the answer to this problem is to handle the … [Read more...] about Happiness: Are you lacking? It shows!
Goal Setting: Fight the Fear and Get Smart When I hit my 30s, I had a ‘revelation’, for lack of a better word. I realized that there is incredible value in setting goals and actually sticking to them.What is the #1 thing that keeps us from achieving the goals we set for ourselves? FEAR.FEAR is ‘False Evidence Appearing as Real’ and many times that is all that it takes to stop us in our … [Read more...] about Goal Setting: Fight the Fear and Get Smart
Effective or “Real” Communication “Real communication is meaning transferred from one mind to another – not simply the exchange of words.”You have probably seen the cell phone commercials portraying what happens when a phone call is dropped at the precise time the caller has shared some monumental, life-changing experience and is waiting for approval or returned excitement – only to be … [Read more...] about Effective or “Real” Communication
Punishment verses Discipline Do you ‘punish’ your children or ‘discipline’ them? If you ‘punish’ your children, you are using methods that are retaliatory, illogical, and often arbitrary. You are using punishment to enforce your power over your child. If you are disciplining them, you are giving logical consequences for your children’s behavior. A logical consequence has a relationship to … [Read more...] about Punishment verses Discipline