Free Your Child From Screen Addiction

Apr 17

 

I just finished a new book!

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I wrote this book to help parents who are struggling to get control over their children’s obsession with screens.  It is imperative that we address this problem sooner than later.  The authentic happiness of our children depends on it.

I see parents helplessly applying desperate and extreme measures to gain even a little bit of control. They give warnings. They make idle threats. They even punish their children. Still, they are ineffective in stopping the screen addiction. Some parents may believe their bribes and punishments are working. However, the fact remains: nothing is working. Not consistently, and definitely not permanently.  As a parent myself, I have to wonder if deep down these parents know that their attempts are futile.

When a parent-child relationship is characterized by, “You live under my roof, and you will obey my rules!” authentic communication is difficult.  Children in this type of environment react in one of three ways: 1) They may appease their parents on the surface while doing what they want under the radar.  2) They may simply rebel and fight back. 3) Perhaps the worst, they may simply comply to authority with no regard for how they really feel, and never find their own voices or grow to be self-actualized adults.

Our goal here is to authentically solve the screen addiction problem.  My goal with this book  is to help you do just that.

My book, Free Your Child From Screen Addiction will be available as a free down load for 5 days on Amazon, starting Saturday, 4/30/2016  

Please feel free to let your friends know about the free down load so they can all get a copy.

 

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Alaa Murabit’s Ted talk

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Importance of good grades

Jul 11

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There is nothing wrong with students getting good grades. Knowing how to work hard and striving for one’s best is a positive attribute.

However, for many, getting good grade becomes the primary goal.

More important than getting good grades, getting into top colleges, and getting top paying careers is finding work that gives the individual a sense of fulfillment and joy.

If we focus on finding work that we love, then in the end, we will have lived a life worth living.  Isn’t that what we want for our kids? Isn’t authentic happiness what we want for our kids?  Wouldn’t that create a better world?

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The Importance of teaching our kids about letting go

Nov 12

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There are so many aspects to “letting go”

Letting go of unhealthy habits, negative friendships, bad environments, bad habits, roadblocks, and etc.

There is also another kind of letting go.  It is letting go of other peoples actions, reactions, perceptions, judgments (especially about you), and decisions.  Even though this type of letting go is a very difficult thing to do, we must learn how.

Holding on to those negative things in our lives holds us back from truly flourishing.  The only way to learn to fly is to be in full sight of the truth about life; we must be able to see and experience beauty and pain.

The sooner children/we learn about the value of knowing how to let go they/we will know how to live free of roadblocks that keep us from happiness.

Can you imagine a world filled with people who are living free of bounds?  Where people are living fully and joyfully while creating to their full potential, just as we truly supposed to live?  I can.

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Stress is your friend

Nov 06

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Kelly McGonigal is wonderful to watch.

 

About Stress

 

Why forgive/take it easy

 

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What if it works?

Oct 14

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The author of “Breaking Night, Liz Murray, tells of a time when she was a young girl.  In response to repeated rejections from high schools because of her homelessness, she began asking herself, “what if the next one accepts me?”  She finally got accepted by a high school, and in addition, went on to attend Harvard University after graduating from that high school.

It dawns on me that most of the time, most of us ask questions that point us in the opposite direction of what Liz Murray was asking herself.

Most of the time we ask, “what if it does not work?”  This is a fear based question.  As the positive question encouraged Liz Murray to keep going, negative questions can get us to quit.

Try now asking yourself, “What if it works? What if I succeed?  What if I win?  What if I heal?  What if I become truly prosperous?  What if I get in awesome shape?  What if I find that amazing person for a partner?  What if the best things happen for me?  What if I get exactly what I want?  What if life is really good?”

Try it and see how it feels.

 

 

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