Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Listening to Your Kids in Times of Stress - Gordon Training International

It goes without saying that stress is all around us—and we’re all trying to keep our sanity. It’s also hard to listen to others when we ourselves

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Dog Behavior and Training - Important Lessons from the Presidential Election

The 2016 election is an example of how assumptions can cause us to develop tunnel vision. You may be wondering, what does this have to do with dog behavior

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Empathetic Listening - How to Listen So Your Kids Will Too - Hey Sigmund

Empathetic listening will deepen the connection with your child, open them up to your guidance, and grow their emotional intelligence.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Positive Things to Say to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your

Psychology | Relationships

The Secret to Having a Good but Difficult Conversation

Do your difficult conversations seem to create more problems? Follow these steps to prepare, enter, and engage the person to increase your odds of having a good outcome:

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

When to and When Not to Active Listen to Your Children

Blog post by: Lance Johnson (from the P.E.T. Participant Workbook) Active Listening is a powerful tool for helping children express and work through proble

Health & Fitness | Tweens & Teens

7 Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids Mindfulness

I taught a mindfulness class at my daughters’ elementary school this week. Unsurprisingly, the kids taught me way more than I taught them. While I was doing research to develop the class, I came

Health & Fitness | Tweens & Teens

Mindful Studying {a.k.a., how to learn without losing your mind!} - Left Brain Buddha

Whether you are learning mitosis, marketing, or metal-jewelry making, read on for tips to make your learning stick! (*if you're the parent of a teen, you may want to share this with them :) )

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