Archive for the ‘Relationships’ Category

Educating Children, Changing the World

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

A Life’s Work Begins
Trained in medicine, psychiatry and anthropology, Dr. Maria Montessori was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Peace in 1949, 1950 and 1951 for a lifetime of commitment to children’s education. (more…)

Love Yourself and the World Will, Part 2

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

I’ve gone through my share of solo Valentine’s Days as well as Valentine’s Days as half of a couple. I have to tell you that unless you possess true affection for yourself, you will feel no more loved or fulfilled even if you weigh less or have a special someone to give you a card, a box of candy or even a piece of jewelry. While you outwardly appreciate the gesture, inwardly you feel like you’re taking the gifts under false pretenses, or that he is only giving them out of obligation and not his love for you. (more…)

Love Yourself and the World Will, Part 1

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

The arrival of Valentine’s Day, smack in middle of February, makes this truncated month the time we celebrate love — usually romantic love. Also truncated? We project this emotion outwardly hoping that some of it will be reflected back our way. (more…)

A Theory of Relativity Post 2

Monday, May 30th, 2011

“This research has great potential for helping stroke victims, as well as those who suffer with dementia [severe mental decline], and even Alzheimer’s disease. If the findings are duplicated, then I think we have a wonderful new basis for discovering how we can better stimulate memory in those who are suffering a loss,” says Lantz, chief of psychiatry at the Jewish Home and Hospital in New York City. (more…)

A Theory of Relativity Post 1

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Is mom or dad left-handed? How about sis or bro? If so, you might have a better memory for events — no matter what hand you favor, says new research reported in the journal Neuropsychology. (more…)

My Daughter is Flunking Fourth Grade

Monday, April 4th, 2011

My 9-year-old daughter has always done well in school until this year. Our school has implemented a new program requiring fourth graders to read and pass tests on books to earn points. If they do not have enough points they are in danger of not passing. She is very intelligent, but she does poorly on tests. How can I help her? (more…)

Oprah’s Epic

Friday, March 11th, 2011

In the last few weeks, Time magazine has dubbed Oprah Winfrey “The Queen of TV” and Vanity Fair called her an “empire.” TV Guide mused, “What can’t she do?”

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Pheromones That Attract Females

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Why do we feel an animal attraction towards certain members of the opposite sex? It is very distinct and powerful by itself, and is mostly not able to be controlled or resisted. Most people have heard this one word but don’t ask questions about how authentic it is. Pheromones. The animal attraction between two humans is driven by pheromones. This attraction is the coup d’etat of our sexual essence. (more…)