His quote about liking people that don’t get captured in regards to McCain also indicates that he gets nasty when angry.
Life Lessons of Groundhog Day
He uses the other people in the town to get that goal. He fails time after time.
Don’t Harsh My Calm
I work young people. One of my jobs is to teach them about being healthy. Today I was talking to them about mindfulness. That is to live in the present. In explaining why we need to do that, I showed them a video about the train of thought and choosing to let a thought park … Continue reading Don’t Harsh My Calm
What is your best advice?
Come up with a plausible way that what you are saying is the opposite.
Happiness is a Skill
The way you look at life is the way I looked at Algebra.
I Get To
Somewhere in my online travels I read about the power of I get to. It is something you should say to reframe your mind when you are dreading something or are simply not happy to do it. The example I thought of to drive this home is this: As a teenager, I was busy (for … Continue reading I Get To
Studies have shown that people quickly (within six months) to their normal state of happiness after a significant event. That thing that happened to you that made you depressed, there are lifelong consequences with some things, you will return to how you felt before. The same goes for that wonderful event that was going to … Continue reading Set Point-
Who will Pay Special Education
There will be more lawsuits against school districts. Which overall is a good thing. The law keeps people in check.
Advocate, Advocate, Advocate
You are your child’s advocate in any level of planning meetings, the professionals do want good things for your child. But it is within the framework of what is best for themselves and their institution. My son required quite extensive interventions when he was younger. In home therapy, early childhood, speech, OT, etc. We were … Continue reading Advocate, Advocate, Advocate
John Elder Robison, author of Look Me In The Eyes, talked about his Asperger's syndrome going un-diagnosed until adulthood. A great book and in it he talks about the adults being the only ones that interacted with him due to his social skills. People with autism can be challenging. However, as adults, we can … Continue reading Adult Supervision