What Motto Do You Use That Helps You?

When I start feeling stressed, frustrated, or impatient with situations, I will ask myself, “What Can You Control in this situation?” It’s an amazing cure for my desire to control the situation and make it better. I learned that question when I took Control Theory by William Glasser. Before I took that training, I found Read more about What Motto Do You Use That Helps You?[…]

Cultivate Trust With Teenagers

Esther Wojcicki, author of her new book, How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results, shared the following excerpt on LinkedIn about cultivating trust with teenagers. With teenagers, parents can cultivate trust in a series of steps. For instance, here is how I’d build trust with shopping, one of my favorite educational activities. Read more about Cultivate Trust With Teenagers[…]

How To Raise Kids to Become Secure Trustworthy Adults

If kids don’t feel trusted – or if there isn’t someone close to them whom they can rely on – they can really suffer. Esther Wojcicki, an educator and mother of three superstar daughters, explains why trust is essential and how to build it in the young people in our lives. All you need is Read more about How To Raise Kids to Become Secure Trustworthy Adults[…]

10 Habits of Happy People

Gala Afshar posted the following 10 habits of happy people which I totally endorse: 1. Be kind to others. 2. Be optimistic and appreciative. 3. Have no sense of entitlement. 4. Be forgiving. 5. Be honest and humble. 6. Have good manners. 7. Be purposeful at your work. 8. Be mindful and self-aware. 9. Be Read more about 10 Habits of Happy People[…]

Never Stop Learning

Do it for fun! Remember when you were younger, learning something new and being lit up with the accomplishment of knowing? Then sharing something new you learned. Whether you were five, ten, or twenty years old, and whether it was learning how to ride a bike without training wheels, throw a ball well, or make Read more about Never Stop Learning[…]

Mindfulness Daily Is My Goal

Being Mindful is one of my goals in life, as you can see on my Teachables. Being Mindful can subtly change how you react to things. These days I am being reminded daily of the importance of Mindfulness. Today Terry Small sent out a post on Mindfulness which was another refreshing reminder. His post literally Read more about Mindfulness Daily Is My Goal[…]