Helping Individuals Clear their Emotional Blocks

You all know that I absolutely love what I do with my life coaching but I felt the need to explain in greater detail why it fascinates me so much!!! A boy in his twenties came to me, who had been depressed for a couple of years. Within a few sessions of asking him powerful…

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Teaching Your Child to be the Master of Their Thoughts

Within half an hour or so, I was astonished to see that Paige was fine; she was just fine. On our way home, I asked her what she had done to turn her feelings around from pure devastation and sadness to feelings of contentment. She thought about her response and then she said “I remembered how well I had played all game and all season and felt proud of the job I had done.” That’s it. She could have taken her negative feelings about what happened and turned them into a belief that she wasn’t a good ball player – that she should have made it to third base faster; that the world was not fair. But no, this girl’s self-esteem was healthy.

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Meeting Our Children's Needs Through the Lens of the Heart

I wanted to share samples of healthy chocolate bars, called Twilight, with the class. The boy asked me if he could distribute the chocolates to his classmates. Out of the corner of my eye, I could see his teacher start walking towards him, as if to prevent this from happening. The boy knew she was coming and looked at me with fear in his eyes.

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Drugs for ADHD – Side Effects and Repercussions

You will notice that many of these behaviours are commonly found in children as well as adults! Unfortunately, 90% of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD) are prescribed Ritalin or similiar drugs. Ritalin is actually a class 2 controlled narcotic, in the same category as cocaine, and is highly susceptible to abuse and dependence. The two most common side effects of Ritalin are insomnia and lack of appetite – lack of sleep and lack of nutrients, pretty major side effects. And most of the children that are prescribed Ritalin, end up becoming a shell of their former selves because a type of numbness sets in. Other side effects of Ritalin include:

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5 Tips to Appreciating the Christmas Holiday Season With Your Young Family

Is it any wonder that I began to dread the Christmas season??? I have learned from experience that even though we feel alone when we go through challenges, we are never alone. But I remember trying to find others at the time that felt the same way I did but came up empty-handed, which made my challenges seem even worse. No one wants to be a Grinch and eagerly wait for the holiday season to end! But some of us end up feeling that way. This article is written for those of you that are in “survival mode” at this time of year; I do not want you to feel alone as I did, nor do I want you to miss the magic of Christmas.

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Being Misunderstood by Others When Eating Differently than the Majority

And you know what we all face when we go about things differently than the majority? Contempt, anger, labels of “crazy” or “obsessed” or “ignorant” or we are told to ‘live a little’ or ‘you only live once.’ For some of us, relationships end because of our food choices! Some of us end up extremely isolated because attending social functions is too difficult emotionally. Some of us forfeit careers because we end up home schooling, due to the fact that our children cannot eat the foods that other children eat.

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