Are you a “committed and open minded” parent or wonder how to improve your capacity to parent a teen? Dr. Reginald Bibby, a sociologist offers some guidance.
Using the metaphor of a highway you are guided through six steps. Explanations, rationale, and action items are provided for each step.
Oftentimes people are attacking out of their own hang-ups and it has little to do with us.
For deep healing we want to use mindful self-care to heal from an Inner Child perspective, that is give ourselves what we did not get in our developing years.
At our Canadian Centre for Men and Families (CCMF) coaching sessions and meetings we explore many topics including choosing to respond, not react.
In-law challenges are high on the list of distress to coupleships. It’s hard to have a resilient and intimate partnership if you have to deal with a resentful or interviewing in-law, often the notorious mother-in-law. Regrettably women seem more frequently to have mother-in-laws who are interfering and inordinately critical.
Resilience is considered a strength based concept. Kowing and finding ways and means to use your strengthen will improve you well-being in many ways.
What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing is not an easy to read self-help book. It is part memoir and part psycho-education.
Have you had days when you thought a sneeze would blow you over? You felt dis-stressed, depressed or plain worn out. I have had days from burnt toast to a family member crashing his car that exhausted me. I’ve asked myself, We can bounce back more easily when we have developed some everyday grit or resilience. The end result of building resilience is that we have increased strength, skills and adaptability to handle life’s pains, strains and challenges. We are able to bounce back.
Here we will explore three ways you can effectively strengthen your grandchildren’s resilience. Yes, Grandparent connection makes a positive difference.
Intergenerational resilience is about empowering younger and older. I have experienced four generations from daughter, mother, grandmother, and now great-grandmother.
Daniel Amen, author of Change Your Brain: Change Your Life has amassed neuroscientific research in an effort to convince us we need to care about our brains and mental capacity.