If you’re in your 60s or 70s, you may have wondered if you should start seeing a geriatrician instead of, or in addition to, your primary care provider. These are family doctors or internists with special training in the health needs of older adults for men and women. About 30 percent of people over age […]
Losing Sleep after Losing a Loved One: 4 Tips to Get You Back on Track
There’s no guidebook for dealing with the loss of a spouse or a partner. It’s a long, solitary journey full of emotional ups and downs, pushes and pulls. From despair and grief to anger and guilt, obsessive thoughts and stressful emotions can take a huge toll of your quality of life— both while you’re awake and asleep. No matter how much support you have, there will be times where loneliness creeps in, most often during the dark hours of the night.
Share Loving Words of Gratitude (EXPERT)
Loving People live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world. How come? Wayne Dyer
How often do you remember the simple words of “please” and “thank you” in the every day busyness of life? These small acts of politeness not only make others happy, but they carry an energetic vibration of gratitude.
You are acknowledging, not only to the listener, but to the universe as a whole, that you value and respect the efforts of others. You are bearing witness that you appreciate what others do and say for you. See http://www.judhwright.com for more information.
6 Types of Bullies & Victims (EXPERT)
Are you a victim of a bully? Can you recognize the six different kinds of bullying that goes on? This blog post is very helpful for those who may expect they or someone they know are being bullied in some way. Bullies don’t grow out of their abuse of power ways, they simply become more devious. You will find suggestions and tip to recognize those who are in abusive and bullying situations.
How to Help your Children Deal with the Loss of a Pet (EXPERT)@judyhwright.com
In our lives, the death of a beloved pet is often our first experience with loss and death. It causes us to question for the first time what death really is, what it really means. In our children’s lives, this is a major turning point in their development and they are looking to you […]
Courage To Move Through Fear Into Success (EXPERT)
Do you have the courage to overcome fear? If you could step out of this place of fear, what would you life look like? Judy Helm Wright is an intuitive life coach who is gifted on helping people help themselves. Do not be discouraged, but rather filled with courage to face the future.
When Bad Things Happen to Good People
When we’re going through adversity, it can often be hard to believe that everyone suffers loss and heartache. It can sometimes be even harder when bad things happen to people close to you- Maybe one of your relatives is diagnosed with a serious illness, and you find yourself asking the same questions. What did they do to deserve this?
Father Bonding with Baby: The Role of Strong, Safe Role Models for Kids
Being a father is a great joy in nearly every man’s life. Your child is one of your greatest loves, and will continue to provide you with joy and wonderful memories for years to come. That is, as long as you are bonding and growing with him or her. As your baby ages, you need to make sure that you are present, physically, mentally and spiritually. Growing together, becoming closer, will help you to develop that special relationship that you want with your child. You will have the chance to find joy together and to build the connections of trust and loyalty.
7 Fatal Parenting Mistakes After Separation
Are you undergoing a divorce or a separation? Make sure your kids understand and cope with this complicated time.
The Art of Alpha Mom-ism
As a new mom, you may find your day filled with chaos and mayhem. While time with your child can be the most amazing experience, you may also find it exhausting and overwhelming. The following tips will help you gain sanity, while enjoying your new bundle of joy.
What Is “Dead”? How to Talk to Kids About Death
In our community lately, there have been a number of tragic and unexpected deaths of both adults and children. These horrible experiences have come from car accidents, avalanches, and sudden illnesses. Things that have always “happened to other people” are now hitting very close to home. The members of the community have rallied to help the families affected, but often children are confused about what this death actually means for them.
Caution Without Fear
I taught this class a few months ago for the Montana Child Care Association. I call it Caution Without Fear: Protecting Your Children from Sexual Abuse. It’s a long one, but a good one. To see the video absolutely for free online, click the highlighted link above, and please do not hesitate to ask me […]
Important Words to Build Relationships
Expert Judy Helm Wright gives some advice on how to build relationships.
Get Curious, Not Furious: Discipline vs. Abuse
Parenting expert Judy Helm Wright gives some advice on how to discipline your children effectively.
Explaining Death To Children (EXPERT)
The first death most children experience is the loss of a pet or grandparent. They need to know that you, as a caring adult, are available to explain what has happened and reasure them that they are safe. Explaining death to children is not easy, but important teaching moment to share values and beliefs. You will find additonal information at http://www.amazon.com/Judy-H.-Wright/e/B002WCPXCY/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1 to assist you in explaining death of a pet.
A few weeks ago Judy Helm “Auntie Artichoke” Wright, international relationship expert in Resilience, Responsibility, and Respect gave Catholic mompreneurs tips on how to enlist support from the troops at home. You will learn to ignite your kids’ drives towards obedience and responsibility for both a more sane homefront and a prosperous business. Click the Mompreneurs […]
What is Hope? What is Hopelessness? (EXPERT)
Many who had suffered unimaginable trauma and abuse were able to see a “light at the end of the tunnel” by having a person give them some sense of possibility. The reinforcement of their worth caused them to recognize that among the horrible things that had happened were some moments of joy and light. What is Hope? What is Hopelessness? (EXPERT)
Family-Personal Responsibility What It Means and Whose Job Is It? (EXPERT)
Family-Personal Responsibility What It Means and Whose Job Is It? (EXPERT) Sometimes it is hard to get kids to do chores and clean their room. Whose job is it to see that it is done? Gain a mastery of working in cooperation to make sure the home is maintained and clean.
Is Poverty A Form Of Abuse Or A Springboard To Success? (EXPERT)
Low-income status or poverty can be considered abusive as it exposes children and adolescents to many of the other associated stressors such as poor nutrition, community violence, and substandard housing and health care.
Or….Poverty Can Be Springboard to Success
Many of the world’s richest, smartest and most entrepreneurial people came from a background of if not poverty, certainly a lack of ready money. Is poverty considered abuse? Come to www.ArtichokePress.com and join our community of kind, thoughtful people who want respect for all. You will be glad you did.
May I Have This Dance? Respectful Relationships In Marriage (EXPERT)
Respectful Relationships In Marriage How do people from dysfunctional homes know what is normal or appropriate in relationships? What happens if you want to be a loving parent but your role model was a bad example? How do you learn to be a mother if you have never been mothered? As a parent educator, I […]
Danger Signs of Debt-How To Make More Money
No matter what circumstances may have thrown you off track in being financially secure, there are solutions. Hopefully, you will gain a new understanding of financial security. It is important for you to learn the danger signs of debt and to figure out ways to either cut down spending or increase the income. Times are […]
Guest Post – Evidence of Life After Death
We want to share a couple of experiences from Russell Targ to give an indication of whether there is any essence of life after death. Do you agree or disagree? See http://www.ifdeathisnear.com for more comments on life after death.
How To Make Friends-The Springboard To All Relationships
How adults manage social situations affects the way those children around them view human interaction.
Cyber Bullying and the Bystander Effect
How Does the Bystander Effect Affect People who Witness Cyber Bullying?
People who witness cyber bullying online know that they are not the only people to see it. They feel removed from the situation and they figure that because so many people see the bullying taking place, they are not personally responsible for doing something to stop it. As a result, cyber bullies are able to continually harass their victims with no repercussions because no one intervenes.
Anger Hurts–Keep Your Cool In Tough Situations
Following is a list of suggestions to use when you can feel your anger escalating and hurting others. Much more can be accomplished with respect for others and assuming personal responsibility for our own actions. Anger Hurts–Keep Your Cool In Tough Situations