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Things Parents Do That Undermine Relationship

Things Parents Do That Undermine Relationship

Parents can unknowingly undermine relationships when interacting with their children on a day-to-day basis. Over time the break down of the relationship will affect your child’s response to you, their behaviors, and their adherence to rules. You need to establish boundaries in relationship with your children, but it must be done in a healthy way […]

MAKING IT BETTER: My Own Personal Rant (2)… Think About How Your Behaviour Hurts Others

I have had so many wonderful and equally shocking experiences during my short stay in Nigeria to date. I am happy to say that the good far outweigh the bad simply because one good experience which generally involves some interaction with a fellow Nigerian leaves me with enough joy to internalise to cancel out several […]

Simple Habits Of The Most Energetic People

Simple Habits Of The Most Energetic People

We all know someone with seemingly boundless energy. You know, that person who wakes up with the sun, who actually goes to the gym before 8 a.m., who is always up for an after-work adventure or weekend-long excursion. But chances are, you are not one of those people. According to a 2015 survey from YouGov, […]

Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable. Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don’t compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do — only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they […]

Budding Entrepreneurs Must Learn From The Failure Of Others, Not Just The Success

Budding Entrepreneurs Must Learn From The Failure Of Others, Not Just The Success

“How do I start a business?” “What is the best way to grow my business?” These are the questions put to me time and time again by new or aspiring entrepreneurs. When it comes to starting a business, entrepreneurs often get stuck at the “how” rather than the “why”. They identify an idea or a […]

10 Ways Teens Are Hiding Their Online Behavior from Parents

10 Ways Teens Are Hiding Their Online Behavior from Parents

Remember the slogan from those old public service announcements, “It’s 10 PM, do you know where your children are?” If that campaign ever gets reinvigorated, a more fitting slogan for the sign of the times should be, “It’s 10 PM, do you know what your children are doing online?” If a recent study of online […]

MAKING IT BETTER: The Psychological Meaning Behind Hoarding

Hoarding has been a hidden and mostly misunderstood disorder for many years. It actually is a much bigger and complex condition than is actually known. People who hoard are on a continuum. The spectrum goes from the person who can’t stop or curb their retail binging which could include clothing, shoes, bags, household items; to […]

Dealing With A Toxic Boss Or Co-Worker

Toxic bosses are not an endangered species.  In fact, their prolific breeding puts rabbits to shame.  If you have never had a toxic boss or a co-worker, somewhere down the line, you will soon – unless you have reached complete retirement stage and you are your own person. We all know them. The supervisor, who […]

Values Are Your Most Important Parenting Tool

Values Are Your Most Important Parenting Tool

Think of all the different things one can value, good and bad, as ways to get the acceptance and love we need: communication, beauty, vivaciousness, domination, going along with the crowd, superficiality, politeness, humor, seductiveness, honesty, sexual conquest. And any of the following and more can be thought of as ways to achieve significance: punctuality, […]