Tag - bullying

What I Learned from a Three-Year-Old: Compassion Has to be Taught

So far I have raised three children through to adulthood. I have  taught high school English and Speech Arts/Drama and coached a forensics team (Individual Events Speech Team). I taught swimming and horseback riding to youngsters of all ages and I also taught fourth grade Sunday school. I have served thousands of people, including children, as a hypnotherapist. You would think that I have seen it all by now. No, that is not really the case. Just recently, my [...]

How Your Family's Negativity May Strengthen You

“If you wonder why you may be surrounded by family members who oppose you and/or your views, consider it a gift that will strengthen your belief in yourself. Think of body building. When you subject your muscle to strong exercise/strain, it creates tears that signal your body to rebuild the torn muscle tissue thereby healing it. This results in your bigger, stronger muscle.” Gale Glassner Twersky If you succeed in disregarding the mean-spirited comments, harsh criticisms, jealousies and the painful [...]