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Get Outta My Mind!

For all of the trials, ups and downs, etc. that comes with having kids…..the anxiety never leaves me! I worry. Plain and simple. I worry about….. 1,011 more words

Parenting

If Matt Can Do It, Then....

Matthew Hussey’s brother wanted to expose him. ┬áNo, it wasn’t jealousy, and Matt’s brother, Steve, isn’t some evil-doing archenemy that wants to see his brother fail. 170 more words

Mental Judo

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Today is my first day of Camp NaNoWriM…

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The Craft

Why we defer to "experts" ?

Based on our parents’ example, we assumed we were too inept or incapable to handle certain aspects of our lives ourselves. Consequently, we turned over all responsibility for them to persons supposedly better qualified to handle them than we were. 63 more words

Human Dynamics

How do we develop unrealistic expectations ?

We were encouraged to have unreasonable expectations of life, to hope for things unlikely to happen. Based on those examples of those around us, we were led to believe life or God owed us certain things, and we should be disappointed, unhappy, or angry if we failed to get them. 61 more words

Human Dynamics

How did school left its mark on our self-esteem ?

It would have been hard enough on our self-esteem if we had received this kind of treatment only at home. For many of us, though, it continued even after we walked out the door in the morning. 108 more words

Human Dynamics

How we learned love was conditional ?

Since we seldom received love for being just as we were, it was impressed on us that we were not essentially lovable. Love, we discovered, was a commodity dispensed in exchange for something else, much like a business transaction. 85 more words

Human Dynamics