Tag: PARENTING

The 7 Day Challenge Day 5: The Strategy, First Beat Polarized Thinking

The 7 Day Challenge is well under way. So far we have covered Day 1 Check, Day 2 Challenge, Day 3 Visualise, and Day 4 Demons.  Yesterday’s post on polarized thinking certainly touched a nerve with many people if the comments and emails I received are anything to go by. As I have mentioned before,…

The 7 Day Challenge Day 4: Build A Strategy And Fight Your Demons!

We have so far got through the 7 Day Challenge Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 where we have checked, challenged and visualized. If you have been following the challenge, you may well have a preferred scenario that you will want to aim for. Some of the things you visualized yesterday might not make the cut…

When The Blind Love For My Parents Turned To Fear Then Pity: A Dilemma We All Face

The reaction to my recent article, What My Violent, Abusive, Neglectful Parents Taught Me About Being A Man HERE was extraordinary. Apart from the comments on the post itself, I had various emails and comments on other sites from people who had shared similar experiences and had moved forward. Some felt a sense of hope that…

Parents Matter Much More Than Some Think!

The role of parents in a child’s development has long been seen as crucial. Great minds like Freud and Peck, among many others have highlighted generations of parents’ inadequacies and the effect this has on the subsequent adult. This idea is borne out every day in my practice where clients seem to be held to the past by…

How Our Own Memories Affect Our Ability To Parent.

We all have unresolved issues from our past, some conscious and some that we are not fully aware of. These issues, if not dealt with can have a huge effect on our relationships with others and especially with our own children. Subsequently, this moves the issue from one generation to the next. There are many…

Know More About How Stress Affects Your Body and Mind

In recent years, there has been a massive increase in mental health issues across all genders, age groups and cultures. This is a problem that will increase and will probably get worse before it gets better. Many people go through life accepting their problems, seeing them as “normal” or as a an inevitable consequence of their job,…

Positive Discipline : The importance of autonomy for children

Dr. Nicholas Jenner is a Counseling psychologist in private practice working with individuals, couples, groups and companies. Apart from seeing clients face-to-face, Dr Jenner also runs a thriving online therapy business bringing help to those who are housebound or located in rural locations where therapy is difficult to find. Online Therapy details : Here As…

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