Train Your Perceptions – 2

Train Your Perceptions – 2 We have been talking about modulating your emotions, which is monitoring them to reduce the intensity and length of an emotional outburst, mainly as applied to anger.  Another tool of Executive Function is focusing, shifting of...

Decision Making Skills

Photo by John-Mark Smith on Unsplash Decision Making Skills Do your kids have excellent decision-making skills?  I don’t mean, do you think they can decide things.  I mean have to deliberately sit with them and helped them with several processes of making a...

What Kids Need: Good Influence

What Kids Need: Good Influence Positive influence seems like a no-brainer; however, often, we aren’t fully aware of who our kids are spending time around.  We know that the company that we keep has an influence on us, but do we know details about our kids’...

Mirror

Mirror Mirror, mirror on the wall,  so goes the line in the 1937 Disney classic, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.  Actually: It’s both “Mirror, mirror, on the wall…” AND “Magic mirror, on the wall..”   Either way, I want to suggest that our life is a mirror of...

Hold Your Image

Hold Your Image My mentor, Paul Martinelli is known for saying, “Hold Your Image.”  For a while, I’m not sure that I knew completely what he was saying until the past few months as I have been actively working on that very thought process.  There are...