Lesson #80: Just Roll with It.

Lesson #80: Just Roll with It.

Roll with the punches. Surf the waves. Ride the roller coaster. Walk new trails. This is life my friends, and all those bumps in the road, hiccups, twists and turns, and ups and downs are its spice, zest, “blessons” in disguise (“blessing” +...
Lesson #77: The importance of following through.

Lesson #77: The importance of following through.

Whether we’re creating a boundary, giving a cue or command, setting a parameter, or reinforcing a rule, “following through” is a crucial and necessary component to the success and effectiveness of our relations. Following through blends direction and...
Lesson #73: Avoidance as a coping mechanism.

Lesson #73: Avoidance as a coping mechanism.

Avoidance: the act of turning away; withdrawing from something undesirable in an effort to maintain comfort. Avoiding situations that trigger feelings of stress, anxiety, discomfort and fear is one way of dealing with them. This style of coping has been adopted by...
Lesson #61: There’s a time and place for everything.

Lesson #61: There’s a time and place for everything.

There’s a time for affection, a time for excitement, a time for calm. A time to address, a time to ignore, a time to confront, a time to avoid. A time to make some noise and a time for silence. A time to chew, a time to sleep, a time to play.   When it comes to...