If you could give one piece of advice, what would it be?… Read the rest!Read More »
Is there a “secret” to success? A lot of people will tell you there is and they are happy to sell you all kinds of products that will push their idea. I have found that most people have a hard time even defining success. Why is that? It is because success is a very broad term. There aren’t two people in the world that have the exact same definition of success. For one person it is monetary, for another it is social, and for many others it revolves around a career. Our personal definition of success is a blend of results in many different areas important to us individually.
So is there a formula for achieving success that works for everyone? Yes there is! It is a universal formula that works no matter how you define success.… Read the rest!Read More »
If you are old enough to remember the 80’s then you will, of course, remember the game “Tetris” for the Gameboy. Tetris was the Angry Birds of its day. It was huge and we all played it. Any we can still remember the background music perfectly to this day. I think our blood pressure stills goes up when we think about waiting for that long straight piece we waited for and only got a series of the “s” shaped pieces.
Anyway, what does any of this have to do with parenting?
Recently, a group of researchers were studying the brain activity of amnesiacs, specifically those people with short-term memory loss. The goal of the study was to see if their patients could learn something new one day, forget that they ever learned it, but still be able to perform the new skill.… Read the rest!Read More »
Imagine you are in a small boat in the middle of the ocean. You are paddling towards a small island where you will spend 3 months of peaceful relaxation. In the boat you have gathered all of your favorite things. But as you paddle towards the island, you realize there is a small hole in your boat. Water is coming in faster than you can bale it out. Before long you realize that your only hope is to paddle to the island as fast as you can and arrive before the boat sinks completely. But as you paddle harder and harder, you realize that your baggage on the boat is too heavy to allow you to move quickly.
The only immediate solution is to get rid of excess weight by throwing most of your baggage overboard.… Read the rest!Read More »