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Everyone Should Be of Value for Their Uniqueness and Special Qualities. Is this formula the best way to determine our self-worth? Many people use this method, or part of it, to determine how they value themselves, and this has the potential to cause a great deal of emotional damage.
Grinners are Winners Introduction to Kids Can Be Hilarious It's surprising how a laugh can change your mood and your feeling of well-being. Of course, there are times when laughing is the last thing you feel like doing.
Managing Behaviour is Like Faceting a Diamond Good Behaviour Management Involves Commitment, Dedication and Self-sacrifice Introduction to Behaviour Management THROWING THE BABY OUT WITH THE BATHWATER There are many parents and teachers out there that are doing a fantastic job of training the children in their care. Many are probably doing a better job than I did with my kids.
A Closer Look at One-Liners 001-005 Introduction to One-Liners For Behaviour Management DESCRIBING THE PRINCIPLES OF MANAGING One-Liners clearly and succinctly spell out the principles of successful behaviour management. Like proverbs, they do not necessarily apply in all circumstances. Please note the following regarding One-liners:
Aimless Discipline is Like Building a House Without Plans As In Business, So in Training Children, If You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail When your children leave home, or your students move on to the next class at school, what would you prefer you had helped your child to achieve, a good character or academic attainment? The ideal would be they accomplish both.
What Are The Most Important Skills To Teach Your Children? What are the critical skills that we would want our children to carry with them into later life? How do I help my children form good habits? How important is a routine in developing positive character traits? The goal of this article series is to answer these and other related questions.
Say What You Mean & Mean What You Say Introduction to Communication Skills LANGUAGE IS MORE THAN THE NOISE WE MAKE Have you ever had a disagreement with someone over something they 'thought' you said? Have you ever had a disagreement with someone over something you 'thought' someone else said? Yes, it is a two-way street, and there are many reasons why conflict arises because of the way we use language.
A Good Character Engenders Self Respect Introduction to Character Development PROGRESS TOWARDS THE IDEAL When I think about character development, I have in mind a journey. During this trip, one gathers thinking and behavioural patterns that accumulate towards the destination, a perfect character.
It Often Takes Self-Sacrifice to Bring Joy Into Sad Lives A HUGE WEB OF INFLUENCE AND EFFECT Within the study of human existence, there exists an enormous network connecting things that send change, and others that receive. There is a continual interaction of elements, not only in the physical realm but the emotional, psychological and social as well.
Nutrition Has to do With the What, How, When and Why We Eat Introduction to Healthy Body, Healthy Mind PUTTING STRAWS ON THE CAMEL'S BACK Physical health is a vast topic; it ranges from frontal lobe neurotransmitters to toenail fungal infections. In writing this series of articles, I feel like I am trying to jamb an elephant into a matchbox. Libraries contain whole volumes on this topic.
Good Stress, Bad Stress - Who Knows the Difference? Introduction to Stress & Anxiety Understanding stress, its causes and symptoms, is the best way to start to deal with negative stress. In this article series, we discuss the differences between stress, distress and eustress. We expand on the uniqueness of everyone's categorisation of stressors (causes). Stress can be a killer and a lifesaver.