Reaffirm yourself and Build your Self-Confidence

It is very important for you to encourage yourself and others. As you know, working on yourself to overcome any obstacle takes a lot of effort. Your automatic negative thoughts seem to come more easily when you are practicing. It is easy to get discouraged when you have a particularly hard day or you experienceContinue reading “Reaffirm yourself and Build your Self-Confidence”

How To Be A Stupid Parent

Discipline your children only when you lose your temper. Let them get away with anything until you’re fed up; then, in a spirit of hostility and anger, let ’em have it! Blow your top, holler, get wild, clobber them and really make a brawl out of it. The children will get a bang out ofContinue reading “How To Be A Stupid Parent”

Ask, Listen, Clarify, Understand

Before a confrontation with your teenager, take the time to think…”has screaming and yelling worked?”. We all know the answer, No. Why not? A teenager can shut down and turn off his hearing faster than anything else he does. He knows he did wrong. Ask him to explain. A deep breath and conversation is worthContinue reading “Ask, Listen, Clarify, Understand”

Are You Sabotaging Yourself With “Fat Talk”?

If you’re a woman, chances are good that at some point you’ve looked in a mirror and focused on your imperfections. But have you given much thought to just how your internal monologue: “I wish I had slimmer thighs”, “I wish my butt was smaller” or “I can’t believe how much I gained with myContinue reading “Are You Sabotaging Yourself With “Fat Talk”?”

Mirror, Mirror: Learning to love what I see

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Professional dancer Tonya Hagey has stared at it often enough to know that the relationship between a woman and a mirror can be agitating.  After years of practice, she’s found grace in its graze, and strength in the reflection of her soul. A group ofContinue reading “Mirror, Mirror: Learning to love what I see”