Parenting with the Power of Yes

June 14, 2016
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Positive language – particularly the word “yes” – has a lot of power. Using it leaves us feeling good about ourselves and others, turns battles into collaboration, models respect, validates feelings, and builds empathy. Why is this? Well, as Andrew Newberg, M.D. and Mark Robert Waldman explain in their book, Words Can Change Your Brain,.. read more →

Does Your Brain Suffer ANT Infestations?

January 24, 2016
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Kid or adult, the occasional negative thought is normal. It’s OK to feel bad about a mistake, worry how you did on a test, or wish you performed better. If you find yourself seeing more problems than solutions, constantly worrying, or feeling anxious and frustrated – then it is likely your brain is suffering from.. read more →