Guest Author and Psychologist Howard Glasser explains why standard ways of responding to children’s misbehaviors usually lead to more of the same, and he presents a way out!
Archives for April 2013
Water travel can be soothing at the best of times, but cruising at sunset on a calm tropical estuary is magic, particularly when you have the benefit of a seasoned guide. Pat Toomey knows the waters of Trinity Inlet well. He has been sailing them off and on for most of his life and most recently, almost every day for the past six years as skipper of the 69-passenger Crocodile Explorer.
A woman wearing a cowl which is keeping her face in permanent shadow stands ramrod straight at the door; the only movement is the glittering of her eyes as they rove over me, judging, finding me guilty and passing sentence over me, all at the same time.
Barbed wire and uncut grass under a lowering sky doesn’t a field of dreams make.
As he travelled the world, the author found independence, amazing connections with people, and a wealth of adventures. He also gained perspective about his life.
An expression of poverty and the experiences found in it.
Dreams are like fires to your candle of life. They light the way when you can’t see. And dreams become powerful when they turn into goals and YOU become a force of nature in pursuit of them.
This time of year, when winter is disappearing and spring is stepping forth, often feels unstable. One hour, you’re slipping on half melted dirty ice and getting honked at by some woman in a grungy car, and the next you’re marvelling at the beauty of the first opened flower, the miracle of breathing, just being alive together.
This week’s video examines the advice to “think of the worst thing that can happen to your character, then make it worse.”
This weekend was the premiere of the amazing documentary, Salmon Confidential. Please watch this film. I was shocked, angered, saddened and continue to be deeply concerned. To say the least, a moving film! Do you eat wild salmon? Farm salmon? How do you choose which? You should be concerned about the survival of wild salmon as a key species in the well-being of our environment.