Let me start today by telling you how magnificent you are. The fact that you are a woman over 40 and reading this tells me that you are all the more spectacular. Really, it does! One of the reasons finding love over 40 can be the most gratifying time of all is that you know your sphere of power. You’ve learned you are only in control of you, no one else. Life has taught you that you cannot control co-workers, friends, and especially the men you date…or marry, for that matter. (Though I’m quite sure you occasionally try.)
Children imitate what they observe. From a very young age, children are like sponges, soaking up everything that they are seeing. Parents, be a role model that your children can admire and emulate. Being a positive role model in your children’s lives consists of showing them to be kind, giving and sensitive human beings to themselves and others. Sometimes, we tend to forget these very important emotional aspects of development. Remember, being kind to yourself first teaches you how to be kind to others.
Schools often mislead parents regarding their rights or just don't inform them. If you know your child is struggling in school, don't wait in hope that things will get better. Act on your child's behalf; get an assessment and find your child the support that may be needed.
It’s true: a real sixth sense exists. But it might not help you guess lottery ticket numbers, or talk to dead people. As a matter of fact, you use your real sixth sense every day of your life. It is known, generally, as interoception and it is defined as the ability to know what is happening inside your body. This is pretty useful for say, physical relationship activities, hunger, and very importantly, conscious breathing such as in yoga, pranayama, and various other forms of meditation.
Stepparenting can be one of the toughest jobs you'll ever take on. The good news is that by using these eight following tips, it can also be one of the most rewarding assignments you will ever accept.
Marriages will either end in death or divorce. Even picture-perfect marriages have the potential to end in the latter. It can take the smallest thing to set it off. Even seemingly innocuous mistakes, made at the worst possible moment, can undermine a lifetime of love and affection. Unfortunately, when a marriage should end in divorce can be a difficult thing to figure out. Emotions can cloud judgment and make it difficult to judge whether or not it should end.
In her book Slow Sex: The Art and Craft of the Female Orgasm, Nicole Daedone describes how a woman can develop her capacity for sexual attention by a rather unusual technique: simply focusing without distraction, for 15 minutes, while her partner strokes the upper left quadrant of her clitoris.
Not far into her book Slow Sex: The Art and Craft of the Female Orgasm, Nicole Daedone recounts the story of the first time she ever tasted a home-grown heirloom tomato. She was ten years old, and recalls that she'd previously known tomatoes only as things to be sliced and put on a plate. But this was different --
The average person pays more attention to what she’s saying or thinking about than what she is hearing, or how her words are “landing” on the other person. This self-involvement gets worse during an argument. You can become a much more effective communicator by using “attentive speaking” a simple and highly effective technique that will help you pay attention to how well you’re communicating, whether it’s with your partner, your children, or extended family, or co-workers.