Learning About Goals and Resolutions for Measurable Success

You are the type who approaches life with passion. When you decide to do something, you approach it full force. The problem is, if you find a hiccup or something that is too complicated, you sometimes lose interest and then decide to do something different. That is sometimes how resolutions fall by the wayside. But, [...]

Deborah’s Goal Hacking (and Goal Setting Without the Triviality)

It is not unusual to hear people talk about how important it is to set goals.  Sure, that is true, isn’t it?  But, goal setting can really become elusive.  It may even seem like it is impossible for us to achieve our goals, no matter how simplified. Issues with Goals (including Frivolous Triviality) It is [...]

Approaching New Year Resolutions Without the Overwhelming Toxicity

You know that the New Year is approaching. It is right around the corner. It doesn’t really matter what year it is, does it? It is about that gnawing feeling that you should come up with those New Year Resolutions, but that pit in the stomach feeling that you may not be able to reach [...]

Breastfeeding Mums are Valued (with a Cup of Tea) at this Sydney Cafe

Motherhood is not for the faint of heart.  A cafe in Sydney, Australia, realizes that!   They realize how difficult it is and how demanding it can be to be a mother.  So what have they done about it?  This wondrful cafe is offering a free cupt of tea to breastfeeding mothers!  Is that sweet [...]

Don’t Turn Off the Pain… Completely

Odd statement. I know. I mean, whenever we have the chance, we want to turn the pain off, right? I admit. I’m in that crowd, too. I prefer to be pain-free, whether that is physical pain or psychological pain. However, I got to thinking… Well, that, and the application of what I have learned in [...]

Broken Tooth Psychology: When the Parent Cannot Outgrow Their Own Abusive Behavior

It is sad when children are abused. It is sad for others if they know about the abuse. But, then again, there is nothing quite like going through it, surviving, and living with the consequences. Some choose to fight abuse head-on and go on talk shows and discuss it, expose it, and try to ensure that it will never happen again. But, even those actions do not stop abuse. It grows like an evil fungus and infects anyone that it can touch.

upset the buggy and hit her mouth on the handle of the buggy, chipping the tooth!” –> If we haven’t made the point yet, then maybe this psychology stuff is too deep. Or, the idea of a child being mistreated to this level is too much (in which case, I’ve made my point). The next thing that I want to point out is how the story stops at the chipped tooth. Has anyone thought of the consequences of a child hitting her head on a shopping center (i.e. concrete) floor? Has anyone thought of the long term consequences?