Mean Girls ~ How to talk to your daughter about …

Toxic Relationships Not exactly sure how best to introduce this topic. We all know about it, regardless of gender. Some of us witness it. Feel uncomfortable when we do. None of us know what to do. How do you deal with a female bully? Female bullying starts when girls are very little, and my observation…

The Rise of Intimate Terrorists …

They are not who you’d expect them to be … We all think in stereotypes, prejudices and other departures from facts and evidence. Why? Because the human brain is designed to think in terms of fuzzy rather than purist logic. Our brains aggregate information, emotion, memory in order to guide us in our every day…

Matthew Wood is coming SOON to Melbourne!

Matthew is one of my Teachers. I first learned from him, the way much learning begins – in books, but then slowly slowly from that strict Master – experience. I took risks, carefully, reflectively, soberly, reverently. I followed directions and words until my own mind began to bend like Matthew’s. Finally I met him in…

The Dangers of Emotionally Deaf Parents …

Teenagers are notorious for their emotional mood swings. The extreme reaction of “I love you,” and “I hate you,” (sometimes happening within a few minutes) is enough to drive most parents crazy. To cope, many parents ignore their own emotions in an effort to try to manage their teen. Overtime, this develops into a pattern…