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When Parents Disagree on Discipline

When Parents Disagree on Discipline

When Parents Disagree on Discipline   Who hasn’t had this experience? You’re right in the middle of disciplining your child.Emotions are running hot. You give your child aconsequence for the misbehavior and your spousesteps in and disagrees with how you’re handling the situation. You feel criticized, unsupported and upset. The whole thing goes downhill from there.

BIRTH YOUR DREAM INTO BEING

BIRTH YOUR DREAM INTO BEING

I was flipping through an old journal this morning, looking for some notes I’d taken a while ago. I wish I could say my journals are organized, and that things are easy to find, but that’s just not true. My journals are a jumbled mix of notes to myself, middle of the night inspiration, meditative writing, to do lists, quotes and other tidbits of inspiration. I didn’t find the thing I was looking for, but I did come across these random notes I’d jotted down for a talk I gave recently on Birthing Your Dream.

How To Handle An Unrequited Love

How To Handle An Unrequited Love

Ever fallen for someone hard, when there’s no hope in hell you’ll ever be together? Yup, me too. Hurts like hell doesn’t it? Unrequited love is loving someone wholeheartedly but getting nothing back. For whatever reason, that someone of your dreams is either unavailable or just not into you. Yet I found, caught up in a one-sided love in my early twenties, it was very hard to see the fruitlessness of my feelings. Maybe if I had read a post like this one … who knows?

WHOSE TRUTH IS THIS ANYWAY?

WHOSE TRUTH IS THIS ANYWAY?

Have you ever heard yourself say something that you’ve said a thousand times before, or made a decision based on some belief you’ve held forever and then thought, “Do I really even believe that?” I think we all do it, or at least I know I do. In psychotherapy it’s called “internalizing”. I was reminded of this tendency the other day during a conversation with a client.

5 Steps To Reawaken Your Dreamer

5 Steps To Reawaken Your Dreamer

Each morning I step out on my back deck and say this short prayer, “Mighty God in me, I face thy eternal sunrise and receive its mighty radiance and activity visibly manifesting in my life and affairs. And so it is. Amen.” I’ve noticed that the prayer somehow seems more potent on sunny days than on overcast or rainy days, such as this morning. Like a small child who doesn’t understand that an object can exist even if she can’t see it, my brain seems to react to the fact that the sun is not visible by thinking that it doesn’t exist.

Surviving Your First Couples Confrontation

Surviving Your First Couples Confrontation

You met. You swept each other off your respective feet. And since then, the going’s been great. And then, all of a sudden… cur-chunk! You hit a speed-bump. There had been warning signs, but you either missed them or chose to ignore them. But you couldn’t avoid it — your first confrontation as a couple.  

5 Tips  On Helping A Loved One Deal With Domestic Violence

5 Tips On Helping A Loved One Deal With Domestic Violence

It can be tough when someone you know is in  an abusive relationship. Here are five suggestions on how you can help a loved one deal with domestic violence. 1.Get the facts of the current situation Talk to your loved one to get the facts of their current relationship. The key is to focus on what is reality and what is not.  Do not focus on gossip or what other people think. It is important to know what is really going on in a particular relationship.

5 Tips  On Helping A Loved One Deal With Domestic Violence

5 Tips On Helping A Loved One Deal With Domestic Violence

It can be tough when someone you know is in  an abusive relationship. Here are five suggestions on how you can help a loved one deal with domestic violence. 1.Get the facts of the current situation Talk to your loved one to get the facts of their current relationship. The key is to focus on what is reality and what is not.  Do not focus on gossip or what other people think. It is important to know what is really going on in a particular relationship.

How To Live Your Best Life After 50 [EXPERT]
Are you living your life to the fullest?

How To Live Your Best Life After 50

Just think, the best is yet to come! It's true, and I'm going to explain why. We've put in all the hard work, we've done our due diligence, we've gotten down and dirty; finally we get to enjoy the garden we've been tending for the first half of life.