Alyse Ellis

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How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against Self-Doubt, and a Pacemaker for the Heartbeat of Creative Work

“Just set one day’s work in front of the last day’s work. That’s the way it comes out. And that’s the only way it does.”<p>Many celebrated writers have championed the creative benefits of keeping a diary, but no one has put the diary to more impressive practical use in the creative process than <b>John</b> …

Literature

15 Family Rules to Keep Your Household Running Smoothly

Our rule is that everyone must knock before opening a closed door. Several times my kids have expressed their appreciation for it after going to a …

RELATIONSHIP MATH: The Codependent Narcissist Relationship Equation

<i>Based on excerpt from The Human Magnet Syndrome: The Codependent Narcissist Trap</i> <i>(2018)</i><p>Back in 1986, when I was in college, I kept a bulletin board on …

Happiness

Problem of low self esteem

Confidence has great importance in life and if you are having some issues with confidence then there might be some serious complications for you. …

This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Happiness

Leave the Past in the Past: What Matters Most Is Who You Are Now

<b>“Focus on what matters and let go of what doesn’t.” ~Unknown</b><p>When I was in rehab for alcohol addiction, one of the most difficult things for any of us …

Mom Admits She Sometimes Wants to Leave Her Husband, but This Is Why She Never Does

After being with her husband for over 20 years, Whitney Fleming has realized that even if a person and their partner love each other to the moon and back, being married for so long has its challenges, especially once you throw a few kiddos in the mix. The 44-year-old mom admitted in an emotional …

The biggest excuses narcissists spin to keep you hooked — and why this makes them dangerous

Breaking up with a narcissist can be very difficult. If they aren't finished with you yet, they will plead you to stay. If you are trauma bonded to them, then their begging and false promises may well work.<p>It takes a great deal of strength to walk away because narcissists are such highly-skilled …

Psychology

Why your teen needs you just as much as your toddler

Your child's belief systems, emotions, and attitudes are as important as any other part of their personality.<p>Teenagers are a challenge, no doubt …

Diapers, potties and split pants: Understanding toilet training around the world may help parents relax

Are two-year-olds too young to start toilet training?<p>For many children, yes. Especially boys. At least, that’s what American pediatricians would …

A 19-Year Study Reveals Kindergarten Students With These 2 Skills Are Twice as Likely to Obtain a College Degree (And They Have Nothing to Do With Reading) | Inc.com

It's hard to believe that what your child knows at age 5 could influence his future chances of success. But that's exactly what a 2015 study published in the <i>American Journal of Public Health</i> found.<p>But researchers discovered that the skills that predict future success had nothing to do with reading …

College & University

7 Mantras for Those Who Have Lost Their Motivation and Hope

Earlier today, I was sitting on a park bench eating a sandwich for lunch when an elderly couple pulled their car up under a nearby oak tree. They …

Old Age

15 proven practices that will lead to better relationships

You’ve probably heard the adage that an organization’s greatest assets are its people. I’d like to take that one step further and share that, in my …

All Kids Throw the Same Tantrum

Our kids aren't throwing tantrums. They are collectively throwing the same tantrum.<p>By<p>Nov 06 2017, 6:14 PM<p>A few weeks ago, my 18-month old threw his …

Parenting