It’s 6 o’clock in the evening, your little one wants to watch that cartoon that they just love (and you dread). You just want them to do something a little more productive. What is Doraemon or Peppa Pig going to teach them in the grand scheme of things? So, to keep them distracted, you attempt a “Hey, why don’t we read this book?” that results in an utter look of disgust on your child’s face and undue defeat on yours. Well, what if there is a way to fix this problem? What is the solution to make learning and brain development fun? We have the answers to help you! There are a variety of games and activities that will keep them away from screens, help develop their thinking, all while keeping them entertained and their minds stimulated: brain games! Full article here.
How often do you hear a story about someone bringing horrible suffering into the lives of others? Or perhaps you think about the person who brought so much trauma into your own life. The natural human response to such horror is to wonder, How can anyone do such things? Sex offenders can look into the faces of their victims and dominate their will and individuality. The offenders are not harmed by the effects of their behavior because they carry a dark entitlement to rule another person. Sex offenders believe that you, the victim, cannot fight and that you don’t know the difference between your person and their need to dominate you. Sociopaths seek out different types of targets, from infants to children to adolescents to adults. The predator could be someone who assaults his date, his spouse, his coworker, neighbors, or a younger person he has authority over as a coach, priest, youth pastor, teacher, or professor. Full article here.
What are you doing to stop child abuse against children? An epidemic is sweeping an ugly tide across the United States; domestic violence and child abuse against our children. Howl large is the problem? Studies show that up to five million children in the United States experience and/or witness domestic violence each year. Whether it’s watching an act of physical or sexual abuse, listening to threats or sounds of violence, or viewing the evidence of such abuse in a victim in the signs of bleeding, bruises, torn clothing, or broken items, the effects are damaging to a child, in a variety of ways. Children in our nation are suffering from an epidemic of child abuse from those who proclaim to love them the most. Indeed, witnessing domestic abuse can also be traumatic for a child. Full article here.
Habits run our daily life. Pretty much everything you do is based on a habit you’ve developed at some point in your life. Some habits are helpful, while others can also work against you. Even worse – there are a few “bad habits” that can have a negative, long-term impact on your capacity to live a fulfilling life. Full article here:
Meditation has many wonderful benefits for stress management. One of the most valuable aspects of meditation is that it can build resilience over time, but it can also help one feel less stressed in minutes if used as a tool to simply relax your body and mind. It can also help you to get into the practice of responding to the challenges in your life from a more relaxed, mindful place rather than reacting to life’s challenges out of fear, and it can help you to get in the practice of letting go of grudges and redirecting yourself away from rumination. View full article here.
It’s January 2. New Year’s resolution time. And for many, the clock of failure is already ticking. What’s the difference between those who stick to their New Year’s resolutions and those who don’t? Clarity of purpose. And a plan. So says business and life coach Tony Robbins. “Happy New Years everyone! Research shows that 80% of people give up on their New Years resolution by the 2nd week of February!” writes Robbins in an Instagram post. “The reason? What most people call ‘resolutions’ are really just desires or fun things they wish would happen. The majority of people aren’t actually resolving anything within themselves. Click here for the complete article.