Tags » Children. Childhood

The Winding Road to Discovering, Admitting and Expressing My Own Personal Needs.

The blockage I feel every morning is my own blockage of my On my way! needs. I wake up often wanting to just sleep more or stay in bed so that time will pass and the day will feel shorter…Less time I will have to spent working on something that I never get finished…less time goin through he motions waiting for change to happen… Less time facing that things are not “the way they are supposed to be.” 441 more words

1 + 1 = 1

As i’m learning to practice self-care and to feel self-esteem and self-value I am accumulating some comfort with giving to myself and noticing that it is possible to boost myself and not ‘pay’ for it with others around me. 220 more words

Children Childhood

youth, anger, culture

A couple of nights ago I lay in bed thinking about how children learn to respond to others; and, respectively, how we wish them to respond to us and others.   631 more words


choosing to follow vs. having to obey

What are the bigger social ramifications to our culture when we raise children to obey (reinforced by punishing, praising obedience, emotionally manipulating compliance by promising treats, using a child’s empathy to care for adult feelings over their own, etc.) rather than follow leadership that they instinctively trust?   876 more words