Author - Paulette Janus
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How many times have you said to yourself “just breathe”? Do you encourage your child to do the same? Stress is not reserved solely for adults. Research within schools has shown that teaching children mindfulness leads to greater kindness, improved focus, more self-control, fewer mood difficulties, and higher academic scores and graduation rates. What’s not to love?
Mindfulness is being aware of o...Posted on June 15, 2016 at 9:27 AM
You walk into the kitchen to find an open bag of cookies on the counter and your child with chocolate on their face. You ask, “Did you eat the cookies?” Of course, the response is, “No.” And you just wish for an honest answer. How often does this happen, whether in interactions with your child, a co-worker, or the used car dealer? Here are a few strategies to increase the likelihood of getting an honest response.
1. Do not ask a question that you already know the answer to. Lying is a...Posted on May 09, 2014 at 8:00 AM