Dealing with Asperger Syndrome

Dealing with Asperger Syndrome
Asperger Syndrome is a relatively mild form of autism that effects people in different ways than regular autism. Because it usually does not affect language, many people with Asperger Syndrome go undiagnosed. This is the one form of autism that is usually not caught at an early age and is instead a disorder that develops later in life. Asperger Syndrome, however, can be a very difficult condition to have, so as soon as you suspect yourself or your child

Busting the Autism Stereotypes

Busting the Autism Stereotypes
As with anyone with a physical or mental disorder, autistic people deal with a wide range of reactions from others, from full support to uncaring ignorance. Unfortunately, even those who support autistic family members, co-workers, and friends may not understand autism very well. This leads to stereotypes, which can result in hatred, embarrassment, or other unhappy situations. By becoming educated about autism, you can help others in your community cope with this disorder. It is most important to note

Treatments for Aspergers Syndrome

Treatments for Aspergers Syndrome
There is not one set treatment for Aspergers syndrome. You will not find a medication that will cure a child with Aspergers. Instead you will find several treatments to help with the problems associated with Aspergers syndrome. Here we will examine some of the treatments used with Aspergers syndrome. Social Skills Training Children with Aspergers syndrome have a hard time understanding facial expressions, and tone of voice. They tend to take everything said to them very literally. They do

Anger Management Therapy

Anger Management Therapy
Anger management programs offer the individual plenty of information regarding techniques and strategies for dealing with anger. Is there anger management therapy available for those who feel the need to take their treatment a step further? In the early 1970's, a psychiatrist named Aaron T. Beck, M.D, developed an anger management therapy focusing on problem-solving. This therapy initially called Cognitive Therapy is now also known as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy or CBT. Beck worked with patients for years using his psychiatric

Make A Business Plan For Your Marriage & Post It On The Fridge

Make A Business Plan For Your Marriage & Post It On The Fridge
In working with companies to create business plans, I always start with a conversation about goal setting. How could you possibly create a business plan without a goal to achieve by working the plan? Clients are taught to create milestones to measure success along the way and they are held accountable for doing tasks to achieve each milestone. Tracking activities to reach the goals is critical. But before any of that can occur they have to dream. Step One:

Love Means Appreciating the Whole Person

Love Means Appreciating the Whole Person
Liz was furious. She found herself throwing things into her pocketbook and slamming drawers. "What's his problem?" she fumed. "The rent is late again, and all he says is, 'Don't worry, it'll be okay.' I can't take it anymore! Whether the baby runs a high fever or the electric company wants to turn off the electricity because the bill was misplaced and never paid, all he can say is, 'Don't worry. It'll be fine. Calm down.' When I got

How To Stop A Divorce

How To Stop A Divorce
In these hectic times many marriages around the world are falling apart and the number of divorces is rising. There is no magic formula to stop a divorce from happening, it all depends on how committed you and your spouses are to the marriage. It is important for both of you to take action before things get out of control and divorce is the only option available. No marriage is perfect; there will always be problems and misunderstandings between

How to Make a Marriage Work Out

How to Make a Marriage Work Out
Today many marriages around the world are ending up in a divorce and the number of such marriages is increasing rapidly. Can couples do something to make a marriage work? Is there a way to prevent a marriage from ending in divorce? Yes, if both partners are committed to their relationship and make an effort their marriage will never end in a divorce. Most marriages which fall apart because partners get fed up in living with each other and

Island Holidays: Salt Spray Getaways

Island Holidays:  Salt Spray Getaways
There is just something about the ocean breeze and salt spray that makes a holiday on an island something you won't soon forget. Because islands can be found in every ocean and near every continent, island holidays can vary widely. You can lay on a beach or watch whales, study botany or shop native craft stalls. It's all up to you when you plan your island holidays. North American islands include the Canadian east coast islands of Prince Edward

Yearly Guide For Anniversary Gift Giving

Yearly Guide For Anniversary Gift Giving
Is your anniversary here again? Don’t know what to buy your better half? Maybe the anniversary gift guide can help. The guide has been updated with a few gift ideas to make your shopping a little easier. 1st Anniversary- The first anniversary is the year of paper. Paper gifts are not as boring as one may think. It can be as simple as a handwritten poem or as lavish as an airline ticket. 2nd Anniversary – The second anniversary

Wedding Planning On The Web

Wedding Planning On The Web
Planning a wedding? Whether you're a wedding planning pro or a do-it-yourself bride, I know one thing you don't: you aren't using the web enough. The web has become the dominant way to shop for electronics, travel, cars, housing, even education. But you can just as easily use the web to find caterers, event halls, dressmakers, DJs, photographers, videographers--even a wedding planner if you decide to take a break from doing it all yourself. Here's how the web helps

Decorating Your Home with Elegant Christmas Decorations

Decorating Your Home with Elegant Christmas Decorations
Each year, millions of Americans decorate their homes for the upcoming holiday season, namely Christmas. Are you one of those individuals? If so, which type of Christmas decorations do you plan on using? While you might not necessarily think that there is a difference in Christmas decorations, there is. This difference is often the overall quality, as well as the design. If you have yet to start decorating for Christmas, you may want to think about decorating your home

Three Totally Not-Boring Themes For Your Next Bridal Shower

Three Totally Not-Boring Themes For Your Next Bridal Shower
So you're planning a bridal shower -- and everyone says you need a theme. "Around the Clock." "Home and Garden." Yawn! There aren't many times we get to be silly and girly in this world, so a bridal shower shouldn't be wasted. Make sure it's genuinely fun. It's simple --- just think about what makes your bride special, and let yourself loose with the theme. Here are a few ideas to charge up the noggin and organize something unique.

Stress and Weddings: The Making of Bridezilla

Stress and Weddings: The Making of Bridezilla
Every girl dreams of having the perfect wedding. From childhood we are bombarded these images of perfection in glamorous celebrity weddings whose unlimited budgets are reflected in the designer gowns, lavish jewelry, multitude of guests, and sumptuous buffet. For example, take Lady Diana Spencer's wedding to the Prince of Wales in 1981. During the so-called wedding of the century, she wore a designer dress with a long train that cascaded down the aisle of Westminster Abbey with matching velvet

Six Easy Steps for Writing a Personal Wedding Song to Your Wife

Six Easy Steps for Writing a Personal Wedding Song to Your Wife
Husbands can create a loving environment and successful marriage by showing their wives how much they are loved and cherished. In his ground-breaking book, "Women are from Venus and Men are from Mars," John Gray outlined the important differences between men and women. One of his key findings is that wives love to be touched and held. Wives love to be told, in a gentle and humble way, how important they are to their husbands. One of the most

Committed Relationships – How Do You Achieve Commitment In A Relationship

Committed Relationships – How Do You Achieve Commitment In A Relationship
We all know people in committed relationships and how often we have envied them. What do we mean by committed? Most couples are together because of a sexual attraction or shared interests. They do not start by being deeply committed to one another - that comes with time. When you have been together for years and have made a great effort to share all sides of your life i.e. the good times and the bad, you will share a

Are Online Relationships Healthy

Are Online Relationships Healthy
There is a lot of conflicting opinions when it comes to whether or not the internet has allowed us to get closer to one another. Some will say that the internet makes it easy to connect with people from all over the world and all walks of life, people you wouldn't usually come into contact with any other way, while others think it's taking the 'connection' out of relationships. No matter which side of the argument you are on

Wife Husband Relationship Tips – Check Out The Flaws

Wife Husband Relationship Tips – Check Out The Flaws
Wife husband relationship tips can help you fix your relationship issues. It's often said that relationships require work and compromise. While I agree with the 'compromise' part I'm not so sure I agree with the 'work' part. If you marry the right person for you, it's not work. I've been married twice. The first time I got married I was pretty young and hadn't really had too many serious relationships. The man I married was an insecure, childish person.

Leadership Development

Leadership Development
Leadership, what is it and what is the difference between being a manager and being a leader?. Definitions of leadership, there is not a single definition that everyone agrees on. Manfred Kets de Vries, a professor at INSEAD, says that leadership is a set of characteristics, behaviour patterns, personality attributes that makes certain individuals more effective in achieving a set goal or objective. Another way of describing leadership is to say that, to get the best out of people,

In Leadership, Good Enough Is Pretty Bad

In Leadership, Good Enough Is Pretty Bad
The first time I meet a leader to decide if we should work together, I invariably ask one question. The answer to that question gives me an idea of whether we'll have a productive relationship. The answer also tells me how the career of that leader might turn out. I ask, "Are you satisfied with the results you're getting now?" It's a simple enough question, yet it points to a world of difference between leaders. Because if the answer