So, with so many entertainment options for kids these days, it can be quite a challenge to tear kids away from the screen. If you have a teen, it might be that they hole up in their room with their smartphone and are on Snapchat or watching YouTube. I know firsthand of these challenges as my three boys are definitely chips off the old block with regard to how strong the pull of the screen is on them. My wife and I sometimes feel that our kids would be on the screen all day during the summer if we permitted it. But let's be honest - if we were kids growing up these days, we would be on the screens just as much as our kids are. So, we can't place ourselves on some moral high ground. … [Read more...] about Getting Kids Unplugged During the Summer
I believe we are always doing the best we can. I call this our I-M. "This is who I am and I Matter." Our I-M is always adapting to four domains: our home domain, our social domain, our biological domain (brain and body), and our IC domain (how I see myself and how I think other people see me). Using the I-M lens there is no pathology. There is only our I-M—doing the best we can at this moment in time—while adapting to a shift in any of the domains to another I-M. … [Read more...] about Why Do People Laugh?
In our pressured, distractible, and overstimulating world, completing tasks requires a unique interplay between our rational and emotional minds. From a brain wiring standpoint, time management is innately more difficult for some people than for others. Executive functioning—planning, organizing, and executing tasks in a timely manner—is a developmentally neurological process. However, there is a strong emotional component that complicates the process—anxiety! … [Read more...] about Understanding Your Teen’s Time Management Anxiety Mode
1. Fill Up With Whole Grains Swap refined grains for whole grains because whole grains are full of fibre that can make you feel fuller for longer. Whole grains like oatmeal, brown rice, millet, barley, buckwheat, whole wheat bread, pasta or crackers, etc., can be bought in bulk and stored. This will save your money and also provide your body with the required nutrients. … [Read more...] about What’s The Healthiest Poor Man’s Meal To Eat Every Day?
Deepika Padukone Deepika Padukone absolutely exuded retro vibes with her white and black polka-dotted dress. Her flowy dress came from the label, Paul & Joe. It was a flared number with exaggerated sleeves and cinched waist. Splashed in white hue, her dress was accentuated by black polka dots. She upped her look with a black headband that was by Nanushka. She teamed her dress with black sandals that went well with her dress. The Shoplune gold-toned earrings spruced up her look. As for her makeup , it was marked by smoky kohl and pink lip shade. The ponytail rounded out her avatar. … [Read more...] about Deepika Padukone And Other Divas Beckon Us To Invest In A Black And White Polka-Dotted Outfit