(Poem by Geoff Page, Australian Poet) Bigotry’s a big black cat balanced on your knees purring as you stroke its back and sharing the TV. Everybody has a cat there’s no one who’s not felt the purr of satisfaction when some talkback smooths the pelt. I even have some cats myself despite […]
I didn’t know anything much about meditation until my late 30’s when I went to an open meeting about it in the city where there was a large gathering of interested people. I was surprised to find it was so simple – just following the breathing.
Most people would agree that Christmas is a stressful time for one reason or another. Even the best Christmases will be stressful, and it’s a question whether the stress is dystress or eustress, that is good stress or bad stress.
Surely one strategy for a better life would be to be a better parent? But strangely this concept is not on the radar of many. Parenting just happens. But a new concept for parenting, a new perspective, would be to view yourself as a teacher.
Following on from How To Be a Better Parent in my Strategies For a Better Life article I promised to provide some tips for better parenting. I guess you were able to identify your own parenting style from my previous article, and hopefully chose the Authoritative Parenting Style as one which you could adopt, keeping […]
There is so much written about parenting that I decided to make this article a 3-part one to cover at least a reasonable introduction and background to the issue, and offer you the possibility of making a self-diagnosis about your style of parenting and child discipline, and perhaps to pick up some strategies and tips for peaceful parenting.