It was raining when I woke up. How fitting. Today I was going to follow in the footsteps of the wisest and sharpest professor I've had to date. I wa...
Annie and Raymond's story is an example of how distorted, usually negative, thoughts and beliefs can be passed down in a multi-generational fashion from grandpa to mom to son and so on to form core beliefs and automatic thinking about people and the world in general.
When people ask me how we enjoyed our spring break this year, I will proudly admit that our family had a marvelous time being plugged in... to each other.
I've recently reached the 18-month mark in the saga of my never-ending headache. This was something that if you'd asked me when I started writing abou...
Between forkfuls of asparagus risotto, she asked, "What if someone asked you to rate yourself as a mother? What would you say, on a scale of 1 to 10?" It's a waste of time to skirt my daughter's hypotheticals. "Umm, I don't know. An 8?" "What? Why an 8? Who's better than you?" she asked.
Do you understand that these children are good and innocent and put forth herculean effort to exist in a world where people like you make the rules?
There is much noise that clouds this reality sometimes. But at the core of this life, this is my ultimate and only reality.
In October, Ressler took a sabbatical alone to Asia where he reflected on his next steps in life. "My hypothesis is that the more dreams you assist with, the closer you are to your own," Ressler stated.
I know that if we get really honest with ourselves, we have access to self love, contentment and happiness, it just takes a bit of work. It takes getting a bit uncomfortable to make changes.
Having children is natural and something we are designed to. It is important to understand that humans like all animals, have instincts when it comes to our biology, and it is only our false belief that the birth and parenting of our offspring requires more than nature already provides for in our DNA.
After spending several Marchs in front of a television, I have finally come to a conclusion about sports: I love the underdog.
Born and raised in China, Pocket often heard her father often say, "Create jobs for people, instead of waiting to get a job from them." And while female entrepreneurship has become more visible in China these days, entrepreneurship wasn't a path she wanted to pursue as a twenty-something.
They were there to cheer on their sister; there didn't really need to be more than this to the day. It was enough.
No one will push our buttons like our children. But seen another way, no one provides us with such rich opportunities to heal the tender and wounded parts of ourselves like our kids, either.
These ordeals actually helped me become a better husband and played a part in making our marriage stronger during the process.
Although she was not a risk-taker and often saw the negative aspects of a situation first, I could not have had a better role model than my mom.