Asking innocent questions also shows a lack of faith and confidence in the other person. It’s as if you’re saying, “You can’t handle this alone, so I have to stay on top of it for you.” Is that the message you really want to send?Read More
If you’re a constant worrier, it’s taking a toll. You may feel powerless and hopeless, in a state of agitation. It can affect your sleep, your eating, your productivity, and your health in general. And like many parents, the more you worry, the more you try to control and micromanage. It’s a normal reaction to want to fix the source of your distress.Read More
You want your children to leave the nest one day, confident and self-sufficient. How do you help them to be ready for a successful and satisfying life?
Yes, you are always the center of the universe, even when it feels like it’s about someone else.Read More
I almost fell out of my chair when I heard a mom talking about her daughter seeing the perfect dress. The $700 prom dress. From her tone, it was clear she was conflicted about it.
Remember that people feel good about themselves when they do good things. The reality is that sometimes they need others to point out or remind them of what they’ve done. Let’s say it so they can hear it.Read More