The Gentle Discipline Book: How to raise co-operative, polite and helpful children (book review)

Children watch us more than they listen to us This is a very detailed and comprehensive book about understanding your child and disciplining them in a way that encourages teaching and learning and not punishing and rewarding. It is a far removed approach from how I was disciplined and even the way I disciplined my […]

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Inspirational quotes

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” — Mary Anne Radmacher “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson “I want to be all used […]

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Johari Window

The Johari window is a technique used to help people better understand their relationship with themselves and others, which was created by psychologists Joseph Luft (1916–2014) and Harrington Ingham (1916–1995) in 1955. It is used primarily in self help groups and corporate settings as a heuristic exercise. Luft and Ingham called their Johari Window model […]

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30 days of gratitude prompts

What smell are you grateful for today? What technology are you grateful for? What color are you grateful for? What food are you most grateful for? What sound are you grateful for today? What in nature are you grateful for? What memory are you grateful for? What book are you most grateful for? What place […]

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Great quote by Harry S Truman

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. Harry S Truman

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Youth by Samuel Ullman

“YOUTH” Samuel Ullman Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, a quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of […]

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Karmic saying

“When a bird is alive, it eats ants. When the bird is dead, ants eat the bird. Time and circumstances can change at any time. Don’t devalue or hurt anyone in life. You may be powerful today, but remember, time is more powerful than you. One tree makes a million match sticks but only one […]

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Words are windows or they’re walls

Words are Windows or They’re Walls by Ruth Bebermeyer “I feel so sentenced by your words, I feel so judged and sent away, Before I go I’ve got to know Is that what you mean to say? Before I rise to my defense, Before I speak in hurt or fear, Before I build that wall […]

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The Therapeutic effects of writing during addiction recovery by Helen Freeman

The Therapeutic Effects of Writing during Addiction Recovery Sadness, anger and pain: these are three emotions that can overtake body and mind during the challenging process of addiction recovery. Sadness because we can suddenly realise the magnitude of the things we may have lost along the way (friends, our workplace, vital family relationships). Anger because […]

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Self love and compassion

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