How to Discipline Without Damage: Empowering Your Child’s Spirit, teaches one what it truly means to discipline. You can manage a problem or prevent it from occurring all together. Would you rather empty a bucket from underneath a dripping faucet or fix the leak? Choosing modes of correction is the prior, whereas disciplining is the […]
We have all had emotional wounding in our lives. Usually the negative beliefs about our capabilities, appearance or skills were given to us by someone in our early life experience. The hurt or criticism was typically handed out by a caregiver, parent or teacher. They may even have had the best of intentions and really loved us, […]
Everyone has a story. Our stories define who we are as a person and what part we played in the stories of our tribe. Each of our stories has a life lesson that we learned and we can teach to others. If you want your children’s children to know your loved ones, it is up to you to gather those stories
Along with the ability to show and receive empathy, it is important to listen, negotiate, compromise and look at situations from another person’s point of view. Of course, just as some people are more inclined to be gifted at music or math, there are those who have a talent for making friends.
Even if they are more outgoing or social, most people and children can increase the social skills needed to navigate through life in a pleasant way. Read these tips for increasing your “likeability” factor in life.
Making Friends: How to Make Friends and Build Relationships “How do I teach my child social skills, when I don’t know how to make friends?” “How do you have time to maintain a friendship when life is so busy with work and kids?” These are just some of the questions that were asked by adult […]
Setting Boundaries in Relationships Setting personal boundaries are like identifying the gates in our invisible fence lines which protects the precious heart and soul inside our bodies. Many people look at boundaries as walls, but rather when we establish healthy boundaries it provides a way to distinguish what we choose to let in and let […]
Giving Feedback to Increase Self-Esteem: Use Respect, Not Ridicule Your intention is to motivate a child or employee to do better. You are clear in your mind what you want to achieve and the behavior that you want changed. You expect to be listened to and obeyed! You are right and they are wrong. Someday, […]
Righting a Wrong Choice: Everybody and Everything Deserves a Second Chance What do you do when you realize that you have made a mistake? Is there a way to make it right with the person who has been hurt? Is an apology enough? How can we be sure that we won’t make the same mistake […]