Bad Apples on the Family Tree

Bad Apples on the Family Tree
The news that a child in the family is autistic is most often met with a number of reactions. While all family members, even extended, would be supportive in an ideal world, the sad truth is that many are disgusted or disappointed. Does a family member scold the autistic child often? Does he or she look at your autistic child unfairly? Does this family member insist on treating your autistic child the same way he or she treats all

Autistic Children and the Strain on Marriage

Autistic Children and the Strain on Marriage
Unfortunately, in modern times, many marriages end in divorce or separation. This statistic rises even higher when you mix in an autistic child. No matter how loving and understanding you both may be towards your child, the truth is that autism is a very difficult matter, and strain on the marriage is not uncommon. By trying to stay positive about your situation, and by working to keep your marriage healthy, you and your spouse can avoid marital problems and

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties
There are many symptoms that an individual with autism may experience; however, one of the most frustrating and hard to understand is what has recently been named Theory of Mind. Within the last few decades, this problem has been more thoroughly discussed and studied, but it is still largely a mystery. Because of Theory of Mind problems, social interactions are even more strenuous for autistic individuals. Theory of Mind causes these social behavior difficulties in almost every aspect, from

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties
There are many symptoms that an individual with autism may experience; however, one of the most frustrating and hard to understand is what has recently been named Theory of Mind. Within the last few decades, this problem has been more thoroughly discussed and studied, but it is still largely a mystery. Because of Theory of Mind problems, social interactions are even more strenuous for autistic individuals. Theory of Mind causes these social behavior difficulties in almost every aspect, from

Anger Management in Children

Anger Management in Children
Anger, a normal emotion, can transform into something painful and ugly. First thoughts of anger issues may bring about images of a couple fighting, a parent abusing a child, a teenager lashing out at a teacher or a parent. Rarely will images of angry children come to mind. Unfortunately children, at very young ages, have to deal with feelings of anger and rage. This is a truth which is often difficult to understand or manage. Children, young children especially,

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

Teenage Relationship Abuse – Dont Let It Happen To Your Teen

Teenage Relationship Abuse – Dont Let It Happen To Your Teen
When it comes to an abusive relationship, the abuse can be manifested in many ways. We often think only of physical or sexual abuse, but in reality things such as 'teasing' and mocking someone and constantly undermining a persons worth can also be classified as abusive. When it comes to identifying signs of teenage relationship abuse it's even more important, as a parent, that we know what to be on the lookout for. Hopefully, you've shown your child that

Three Factors Of Leadership Motivation

Three Factors Of Leadership Motivation
Leaders do nothing more important than get results. But you can't get results by yourself. You need others to help you do it. And the best way to have other people get results is not by ordering them but motivating them. Yet many leaders fail to motivate people to achieve results because those leaders misconstrue the concept and applications of motivation. To understand motivation and apply it daily, let's understand its three critical pillars. Know these pillars and put

In Leadership, The Critical Convergence Drives Great Results

In Leadership, The Critical Convergence Drives Great Results
The Leader's Fallacy lives! We subscribe to the Fallacy when we believe our enthusiasm with a particular leadership challenge is automatically reciprocated by the people we lead. If ignorance is bliss then leaders going around blithely adhering to the Leader's Fallacy have cornered the market on happiness. The truth is, it's more realistic to believe in INVERSE RECIPROCITY: i.e., whatever motivates you, "DE-motivates" the people. That's especially so for leaders who are trying to motivate people to meet extraordinary

A Love Soul Mate

A Love Soul Mate
The truth is there are all types of soul mates one can have in a life time. Soul mates are someone we still have unfinished Karma with from a previous lifetime that we are here to complete it with. It can be a teacher, a parent, a child and even an enemy. But there are also those special soul mates where there is a love connection. When two soul mates find each other and reconnect “in love” there is

What Makes Dating and a Kiss Extra Special in Chicago?

What Makes Dating and a Kiss Extra Special in Chicago?
Romance… The history of mankind could not deny that it is something irresistible. Yes, even a heart of callous allowed it to prick him once in his life or more. And, it all starts with a really romantic date. And, where could be that spot of the world is? Chicago is a spot where lovers could feel free and show to the oblate-spherical world the rush of love they share. What about kissing while in this land of romance?

Long Hair – How To Keep It Versatile and Ever-Changing

Long Hair – How To Keep It Versatile and Ever-Changing
The long hair style is hot, and that is why many women prefer to wear lengthy, free-flowing tresses rather than the popular short styles of the day. But long hair can also become boring. Boredom is the number one reason why women get tired of their long hair style and choose to try a different, shorter style The truth is, though, that there are never-ending options when it comes to styling lengthy tresses. You just have to know when

Keeping Beauty On Mom’s To-Do List

Keeping Beauty On Mom’s To-Do List
Apparently, there's no "me" in "mommy." A recent survey revealed that the seemingly never-ending demands of family, work and household duties often cause moms to neglect their own beauty routines. Some might say this selflessness is reaching surprising proportions. The survey found that 75 percent of moms have skipped their own showers to take care of their children's needs-with one-fourth confessing that they have actually gone three days or longer without showering. If that's not hair-raising evidence that a

Bad Apples on the Family Tree

Bad Apples on the Family Tree
The news that a child in the family is autistic is most often met with a number of reactions. While all family members, even extended, would be supportive in an ideal world, the sad truth is that many are disgusted or disappointed. Does a family member scold the autistic child often? Does he or she look at your autistic child unfairly? Does this family member insist on treating your autistic child the same way he or she treats all

Autistic Children and the Strain on Marriage

Autistic Children and the Strain on Marriage
Unfortunately, in modern times, many marriages end in divorce or separation. This statistic rises even higher when you mix in an autistic child. No matter how loving and understanding you both may be towards your child, the truth is that autism is a very difficult matter, and strain on the marriage is not uncommon. By trying to stay positive about your situation, and by working to keep your marriage healthy, you and your spouse can avoid marital problems and

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties
There are many symptoms that an individual with autism may experience; however, one of the most frustrating and hard to understand is what has recently been named Theory of Mind. Within the last few decades, this problem has been more thoroughly discussed and studied, but it is still largely a mystery. Because of Theory of Mind problems, social interactions are even more strenuous for autistic individuals. Theory of Mind causes these social behavior difficulties in almost every aspect, from

Muscle Fiction

Muscle Fiction
If you'v been training, here's a short list of bodybuilding fiction. 1. 12 Rep rule Most weight training program include this much repetitions for gaining muscle. The truth is this approach places the muscles with not enough tension for effective muscle gain. High tension e.g. heavy weights provides muscle growth in which the muscle grows much larger, leading to the maximum gains in strength. Having longer tension time boosts the muscle size by generating the structures around the muscle

Easing the Financial Burden of Christmas Shopping

Easing the Financial Burden of Christmas Shopping
Although we all would prefer to not have to worry about finances when it comes to Christmas shopping the unfortunate truth is that the majority of people do not have unlimited funds to spend on Christmas presents for their friends, relatives and co-workers. As a result most of us have to set budgets for Christmas shopping and have to repay any debts which are incurred while shopping for Christmas presents. However, there are ways to ease the financial burden

Valentines Day Game Ideas For Adults

Valentines Day Game Ideas For Adults
Planning an adult Valentine's Day party is a bit of a no-brainer. Invite a lot of couples, have a few drinks, decorate with red. Done, right? Yes, and no. You want to put a little more thought into it than that and it's good to have some games to keep things lively. If you are inviting several couples, there are many fun activities you can plan. First, how about the "what's this item" game? Fill a paper bag with