Goodness is a quality that is hard to define yet is especially important during this time when the welfare of all of us is at stake. It’s a time when we need to aim at knowledge of our situation and in the quest of developing a clear conceptualization of possibilities and options that can lead…

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As parents we are under the assumption that our kids minds are filled with technological experiments and games, especially because they are so often left to themselves, but actually they are still reading about what’s happening in the emotional worlds of the story’s characters if we encourage pleasurable time to themselves, not because of COVID…

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Exhaustion is extreme mental or physical fatigue, a depletion of resources. If you find your kids are exhausted, there are ways to help them and understand with them what they are going through.. SIGNS OF EXHAUSTION While the following signs may have many causes they can alert you to childhood exhaustion. weariness and fatigue drained…

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I”ve discovered by writing and reading literary fiction that metaphors build my vision of what the author is saying or what I want to say. Everyone can write for others or themselves. But metaphors speak to me, so I’d like them to speak to you. One of my favorite authors is Harui Murakami whose splendid…

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Helping a Friend with Social Anxiety A friend who confides in you that she has social anxiety is indeed a good friend because she trusts you with her worries. Reassuring her that you will be with her on social occasions when that’s appropriate and possible would be a great support. Also, asking her what worries…

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