Parenting in general
(Excerpted from Dr. Thomas Gordon’s, Teaching Children Self-Discipline, an e-book) Dr. Thomas Gordon explains in his e-book why parent effectiveness training is important in developing a harmonious parent-child relationship. He hopes to erase here the misconceptions and traditional views that may hinder some parents from seeking out his parenting program. Among those he mentioned are: They […]
Know what to expect during the different stages of your child’s brain development to help strengthen your relationship with your child. A child’s brain is born with neural cells that are small and mostly unconnected to the other parts of the brain. For it to grow, it needs input, emotional connection with others and sensory […]
How to deal with negative thoughts and feelings? According to Zindel Segal, a distinguished Professor of Psychology in Mood Disorders at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the answer lies simply with the Concept of Acceptance. Supported by his involvement with Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), he has the following tips: 1. “Allowing negative emotions to […]
The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn’t changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, devastated and scared children. Male suicide rates have increased to three to four times higher than the female suicide rate. Men are twice as likely as women to become alcoholics. And males are far more likely to commit juvenile crime. Much […]
By Odette Umali Every year millions of new mothers and fathers take on a job that ranks among the most difficult job anyone can have: taking a little infant and being responsible for their well-being and health – both physically and psychologically. Looking back when I was pregnant with my first child, I was focused […]
The kind of words we choose to use can literary change our brain. A single word has enormous power to influence the expression of genes that regulate emotional and physical stress.