What is your "Reason for Being"?

Ikigai (生き甲斐, pronounced [ikiɡai]) is a Japanese concept meaning “a reason for being”. Everyone, according to the Japanese, has an ikigai. The term ikigai is composed of two Japanese words: iki (生き), referring to life, and kai (甲斐), which roughly means “the realization of what one expects and hopes for”. In the culture of Okinawa Japan, ikigai is thought of as “a reason to get up in the morning”; that is,Continue reading “What is your "Reason for Being"?”

What would your "All Fine Place" say to you?

If my “All Fine Place” could talk, it would say that it flows like water and as I get closer to being to the place where I feel calm or even when my body knows I will be close to the beginning of the calm moment, the feeling of excitement gets brighter and bigger. DuringContinue reading “What would your "All Fine Place" say to you?”

What does your "All Fine" place look like?

My “All Fine Place” although this image is not perfect, it is perfect in the sense that it makes me feel fine. When I’m in this “place” I am free from judgement of others, free from the critiques around me. I am free from my own self and am perfectly qualified to be me, withoutContinue reading “What does your "All Fine" place look like?”

Why keep a calm face?

 What’s the biggest parenting challenge for you? If you’re like many parents, it’s keeping your cool when your kids are getting on your last nerve!   Why is it so important to at least look calm and collected as we provide consequences for our children’s misbehavior? Because…  •    Anger creates resentment and rebellion. •    Empathy ups the oddsContinue reading “Why keep a calm face?”

Free Father’s Day Greeting Card ColorBooks from BillyBear4Kids.com

Color your own Greeting Cards. Find a picture you like… color the picture… cut out the picture (with an adult to help you with the sharp scissors)… paste your picture to a piece of construction paper… fold… viola… your very own personalized Greeting Card! FREE EXE Download:Father’s Day