Health and well-being require a balance of the physical body, but also of the mental and emotional bodies. We are souls in physical shells. True health comes from nourishing all aspects of ourselves.
Farhana Dhalla tells you how important your presence is as a parent when it comes to ‘being’ with your children.
For kids to grow into healthy adults, they must be able to see and accept others as individuals equal to them.
Teach your children to discover their own hearts and beliefs, and you will not have become a substitute source of their power, but rather empowered them to know themselves. Teach your children the importance of love for humanity and the planet and all her life so that they may see past the rigid lines people and groups all over the world draw between right and wrong.
New eavesdropping Barbie records your child’s conversations and transmits them to a corporation that analyzes your kid’s likes and dislikes. And then things get weird.
As a former teacher who spent 7 years in the system, one of the things that really bugs me about today’s schools is the undercurrent of fear and control-based social conditioning that they subject our children to. Yes, our children do learn valuable skills and information, but often at the cost of their overall health and prosperity. Our schools, while they do indeed try, ultimately fail to fully harness the power of today’s young minds because they emphasize routine, discipline and testing over exploration, compassion and innovation.
Dating has brought great men in my life that gave me a piece of profound healing and faith in what lies ahead, melting off my limiting beliefs.
A public elementary school is abolishing traditional homework assignments and telling kids to play instead — outraging parents who say they may pull their kids out of the school. Teachers at P.S. 116 on East 33rd Street have stopped assigning take-home math worksheets and essays, and are instead encouraging students to read books and spend time with their family, according to a letter the school’s principal, Jane Hsu, sent to parents last month.
See mistakes as a natural part of life, and so will your children. Teach them that the most important part of mistakes is learning from them so we don’t repeat them. See that life is about all there is to love about ourselves and not about our shortcomings, and so will your children.
This brief narrative perfectly illustrates how you can teach and inspire your kids to create what they want and never feel like a victim.
As I watched my daughter marry, I reflected back over our years together and suddenly, I felt deeply grateful for two courageous things I did in our relationship; two things I now believe made a big, positive difference for her.
At first, grief’s waves hit me like a tsunami. They left me sobbing, shaking and sad to the point of depression. Now they are more like rainshowers or waves that ebb and flow with the tide. Losing someone so close and so dear feels like losing a part of oneself. We are never the same—we are permanently shifted. We know firsthand that even though we are eternal spirits living in human bodies, these human bodies are very fragile.
The following quotes may be used in a variety of ways by both teachers and parents . One idea is for a thought to be posted, read, and discussed at the beginning of each week. It could then be read daily with the students. At the end of the week ask them what they learned or how the thought applied to their lives or activities during the week. Have the children give written or oral examples, or have them draw a picture to illustrate their ideas.
Certain beliefs might lead us to hold so tightly to things that we push it away. In the energy of a need to control, others can feel repelled, not attracted. There is a great lesson here of the difference between coming from fear .vs coming from love in situations like that when dealing with a significant other, child, friend or even money or that new job you want. If we come at things with an unforgiving Kung-Fu grip, the Universe responds to your fear of losing it or not getting it, and most likely you will lose it or not get what you want. You must come from a place of love, from appreciation as if you already have what you want and are not separate from it. Then, you emanate the vibration that will call it into your reality with ease and grace.