Month: December 2019

Plan Your Year with a Resolution Each Month

Plan Your Year with a Resolution Each Month

I’ve been contemplating the end of the decade, and this year, I am offering you something new.

This year, you are the artist of your own blank canvas, and I have offered you a focus for each month to take you through the first year of the new decade.

I have left it vague and fairly open on purpose: this exercise is to get you introspective and intentional.

SoberJulie: Overcoming Addiction, Finding Joy and The Signs You Might Have a Problem with Alcohol

SoberJulie: Overcoming Addiction, Finding Joy and The Signs You Might Have a Problem with Alcohol

In this episode, I chat with Julie Elsdon, mom, wife and recovered alcoholic. As a Certified Professional Recovery and Life Coach, Julie takes us back to where her addiction all started at age 19. She shares what to do if you are showing signs of abusing alcohol, and how to get help.

We go deep in this episode. You don’t want to miss this episode!

Dr. Valerie: Patriarchy Stress Disorder and The Invisible Barrier to Women's Happiness

Dr. Valerie: Patriarchy Stress Disorder and The Invisible Barrier to Women’s Happiness

Season 1, Episode 10 is now live with Dr. Valerie Rein!

In this episode, I chat with Dr. Valerie Rein. Dr. Rein is the author of the book Patriarchy Stress Disorder and The Invisible Inner Barrier To Women’s Happiness.

We go deep in this episode and talk trauma, how to not pass your trauma down to your kids, why we all have trauma we might not even realize we are experiencing.

You don’t want to miss this episode!

How Do You Talk To People?

How Do You Talk To People?

How Do You Talk To People?

The Practice: Try A Softer Tone.

Why?

When our kids were little, I’d come home from work wanting some peace after the daily roller-coaster and often walk into a living room full of stuff – toy trucks, tennis shoes, bags of chips, etc. At the time, the arrangement my wife and I had was that I’d be primarily responsible for income and she’d be primarily responsible for taking care of the kids, including getting them to pick up after themselves. When we were both home, we divided the housework and child-rearing evenly.

When Did Being An Average Student Become a Bad Thing?

When Did Being An Average Student Become a Bad Thing?

I liked yesterday morning’s Global TV segment, because the topic makes you think.

When did being an average student become a bad thing?

I talked about a recent trending parenting article, and how apropos right before exams. Something to really think about. Are YOU okay if your child is an average student?

And, being an average student doesn’t guarantee your kid won’t be a star when they grow up, just as excellence in marks doesn’t mean they’ll be successful. One thing does have an impact on future success. You’ll have to watch the segment to find out.

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