August 2014

Feeling Diminished in Your Integrity? 5 Ways to Help You Hold On

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“If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations What happens when someone you thought was a person of integrity turns out to be someone you instantly learn you cannot trust, has no ethical values and doesn’t honor truth? That is what […]

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Support Group Wisdom

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The Parents Anonymous Group was a wealth of information; I wonder how I could ever have managed without it and the members. Here are a few quick tips that I learned in group that helped me many times: Nothing lasts forever. Change is inevitable… except when you have a toddler that throws tantrums and every […]

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Understanding Phobias

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Anger Uses Time, Energy and Thought

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Shopping for a vehicle when you are in a hurry is risky business. Driving 65 mph in a school zone is tempting fate. Pushing firefighters aside to run into a burning building is just plain folly. Then why would anyone discipline a child when upset, angry or in a hurry? “Anger blows out the lamp […]

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Communication Tips For Parents

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How do you talk with your children; have you ever just sat down and thought about it? If you take a walk through the neighborhood – a store, school, school and so on – and observe how other people talk with their children you can probably pick out areas in which you could make improvements […]

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7 Silent Steps toward Resilience

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“Your habit of avoiding mental and emotional discomfort is your #1 reason for your being stuck where you are in life.” ― Tony Dovale Doesn’t it just cut you like a knife when you find words that hold up a mirror to the uncomfortable truth of you? How do you resolve to come to terms […]

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