When we’re faced with a challenge, our first inclination is to take the easy route to address it. But in doing so, some people discount the impact of those actions in the long term.
What could be more affirming than telling your child, “Good job!” “I’m proud of you” or “You are smart!” Well, as it turns out, these type of encouraging messages may not be so helpful as we think.
From our guest contributor, Michael Josephson. Ready or not, some day it will all come to an end. There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours, or days. All the things you collected, whether treasured or forgotten, will pass
The truth is, when folks deflect responsibilityand cast blame, it serves as nothing more than a crutch and a reason to stop trying.
It is the hope of the Show Some Respect campaign that all Iowans will give and receive respect in this election seasonas we seek to make our state better for all who call it home.
When children can grasp another’s perspective, they are more likely to be empathetic, anticipate the other’s behavior or thinking, handle conflicts peacefully, be less judgmental, value differences, speak up for those who are victimized, and act in ways that are more helpful, comforting, and supportive of others.
CONSCIENCE. Your conscience is your moral compass. Take care of it. Use it. Trust it.
You blew the test, you lost the game, and you made a complete fool out of yourself in front of everyone. (Ouch.) But worst of all, you’re beginning to doubt yourself, and you’re starting to view yourself as a failure.