Tag: listening

Manipulation Games 4: Iron Fist

In the “Iron Fist” manipulation game the manipulator threatens you physically or mentally if you don’t do what he wants     In our second meeting, all of a sudden the otherwise charming Larry leaned forward, lifted his finger before his face and began yelling. The problem seemed to me insignificant, but his reaction was way overboard. …

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Unconventional Parenting?

Being in body contact with our small children most of the time considered unconventional? Really? How long do you look back in time?   After the Time Magazine Cover Story: “Are you mom enough?” the age old parenting debate gained new momentum. Interestingly we easily got strongly emotional about it. No wonder: how we were …

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What is Self Knowledge good for?

The list of what we can benefit from Self-Knowledge from Best Choices through high Self-Esteem to better Conflict Resolution …and many more   “Know Thyself” was written in gold in the forecourt of the Apollo temple in Delphi. There were those who believed it descended from heaven. Psychologists use this proverb as verification of their …

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Considerate Parenting – Grounded Adults

Love, attachment, encouragement, trust, discipline, cooperation, independence, and control… what, when and why: shortly   I’m sure you can be proud of yourself: you put incredible amount of time, effort and energy to raise your child or children. Most of us do if we have them, and almost never have the acknowledgement for good parenting …

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