These ideas are a good start on the journey
to loving and accepting ourselves.
The more intimate a self-relationship we have
The more we’re able to offer love to others
And the more we increase our capacity to enjoy life.
Punishment Dehumanizes. When parents make the decision to not punish they deeply humanize their children. Hanging Out with my Best Friend My daughter is almost 19. Today I was sitting […]
The Gift of NO Yesterday I asked my daughter to get something from the car for me. Her response was: “No I don’t feel like it.” Expressing my Gratitude The […]
The Third Option Taking care of herself The other day I was at an event with my friend Tanya. It was 3 hour silent dance experience. It’s a pretty intense […]
Teach Children to Embrace their Mistakes Road Trip With Good Friends A couple weeks ago I was on a road trip with some good friends. We went to Buffalo for […]
The Challenge of Authenticity Showing My Whole Self Authenticity is challenging. When I am authentic with somebody I am exposing a deep vulnerability. I can’t be authentic without showing the […]
Rejecting my position as an authority figure Yesterday I spent the whole day with my daughter. We drove around doing errands and some shopping. A Relationship Filled With Ease The […]
Competing Parenting Priorities The Pattern of Priorities In working with families over the years I have noticed one of the most common obstacles that people face is competing or contradictory […]
The Sage Miracle Way back in 1995 I bought a van, pulled out the back seat and put a mattress in it. Then I took off and spent three months […]
Storming the Castle When the ninja would plan to take over a fortified castle they would do attack on many fronts. They would send some soldiers in to attack directly, […]