Working with at-risk teens over the years have taught me so many things but the most powerful is saying I accept. Part of the curriculum in the facility where I worked was to accept things that happened in your life wrong, right or indifferent. The principal behind this one that that is designed to slow … Continue reading CONTROLLING THE SITUATION….. The power of saying I accept.
With spring here it is time to clean out the house, find the summer clothes and plan a trip or two.We love cleaning in the spring because it gives us a sense of renewal and a breath of fresh air. The smell of the clean air provides a relaxing feeling that we use to put … Continue reading SPRING TIME… Time to clean out the closet!
Think about the last time you had an argument with a spouse or child. Did you find what you were looking for?
We have all been watching the news and have seen the video of the United Airlines passenger getting dragged off of an overbooked flight. The outrage and the backlash is mounting as United scrambles to do damage control. This situation is very similar to some relationships between parents and children. This is where conflict resolution … Continue reading FLY THE FRIENDLY SKIES… Using conflict resolution in stressful situations.
I was visiting with my son and grandson last week when I was given this challenge. My son told me that he had been reading my blogs and thought they were really good except for one thing. He told me that he knew what I was talking about when I would use the term At-Risk … Continue reading AT-RISK… What does it mean?