Children deserve unconditional love and parenting that provides a balance between nurture and structure. Because many adults did not receive this nurturing when they were children, their interaction with their own children does not always provide this balance of nurture and structure. There is no point in blaming our parents now, as they themselves are […]
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How do you ask for something you want or need in a way that lets others understand your needs. Many people assume that others know what they want without asking, but they cannot read your mind. They do not know what you want unless you ask.
You enhance your self-discovery as you see your whole person. You do this as you learn what gifts you bring into the world and as you share them. Let’s examine what gifts you bring to this “party” called life.
A friend I will call Karen was a giving person. She was always taking care of other people’s needs. She entered the helping professions to help others make positive changes in their lives. Yet in her life, she was not meeting her own needs. At first, she was okay with this because, when she was […]