Vengeance is Mined
Whenever we feel rage, or righteous indignation, or a desire for revenge, it can seem as if we can’t help it. The emotions and desires are so…
You are/are not an animal
Learning to represent yourself well, especially in difficult conversations, is among…
Liking Ourselves to Death
The past two days we’ve been looking at the power of the Internet and social media to ensnare our brains and polarize us against one another. Truth be told, this is all coming from…
Doing is Knowing
One of the biggest lies in our world is the lie of education. You know, the one that says, “If we just knew better, we’d do better.”
“Honey, we need to talk”
These are dreaded words. No spouse or significant other wants to hear them.
How Can I Teach My Kids to Be Respectful?
“Being disrespectful” is a big one on many parents’ minds. Especially when your kids talk to you in ways you wouldn’t have dreamed of speaking to your own parents. Here’s the problem…
Humans are emotional beings, and our emotions can be terrific assets in the right context. Remaining calm in the midst of conflict, therefore, can be unnerving…
Is Your Partner Pulling Away?
When we sense our partner distancing from us, we try to pull our partner closer. Of course, this tends to make them want to pull even further away. By trying to make your spouse…
Thank you all…
One of the reasons I love public speaking so much is the opportunity to see in real time the effect…
Calm can be aggravating
When your child is on the rampage for a good fight, the worst thing you can do is give her one.