Meaningful Communication

There is a very good reason why we want to know what somebody else is thinking: it helps us establish rapport. It’s an internationally acknowledged term, used in the realm of wordless communication, and that is why I will be using it here. Rapport is something we always try …

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Healthy Lifestyle

Eating well, taking exercise, and other features of a healthy lifestyle (e.g. good sleep) may also help to keep the immune system working well, reducing the impact of infections and toxins and the damaging effects of inflammation. Acute inflammatory reactions to microbes in the body are often minor inconveniences …

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Look After Yourself

When you are tired, out of fuel, or just overwhelmed with homeschooling, don’t quit. Just learn to rest. Homeschooling doesn’t have to make you invisible. You still get to be you. You still get to have separate passions apart from your home and your school. In fact, it …

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A Process Of Interaction

Emotional intimacy can be understood as a state of closeness between two people resulting from a process of interaction through which they feel able to share increasingly sensitive and significant aspects of themselves that they normally keep hidden, in some cases, even from themselves. It begins with one person taking …

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Apologise When You Make Mistakes

People are human. People make mistakes. And when they do, they usually give an apology. How often have we seen a celebrity apologizing for cheating on a spouse, or a public figure apologizing for inappropriate or unethical behavior, and the like? Many of these public apologies have not been all …

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Is It Right To Throw Stones?

The woman says she has had stones, mud and now onions thrown at her home. A Devon mum-of-two says she has been forced to install CCTV at her house – because youths keep throwing onions at it. The woman, who lives in Plymouth, says the incidents began around Halloween 2017 when …

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The Boundaries

I’m the drill sergeant. My dialogue with my kids typically involves checking up on them or disciplining them. What can we do to tip the scales if the scales are already tilted completely the opposite way? Experience freedom from glasses by having laser eye surgery with the UK's best …

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Accepting the Unacceptable

It’s especially difficult to give up being right when we see loved ones harming themselves the way Andrea did. She shared, “I love my mom … I admire her and am inspired by her. But she works way too hard and has been doing so for 40 years. She’s …

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Being Highbrow

Bratty girl acts like a jerk, everyone hates her, she gets stuck in a time loop, she refuses to acknowledge the time-loop, she dies every day killed by the same masked man, she meets a guy who tells her about “Groundhog Day” he becomes her mentor, each time she dies …

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