Finding Guidelines Back To Reality …

The Guid­ing Prin­ci­ples of Real­ity are an alter­na­tive way of see­ing the world that offers a hap­pier lens through which to view life than that of the more wide­spread and dom­i­nant way of see­ing life through the lens of a vic­tim. This vic­tim con­scious­ness, that most of us engage in, prompts us to look outside […]

But There Are REAL Victims …

I often am asked ques­tions about how the guid­ing prin­ci­ples apply in the case of truly trau­matic life hap­pen­ings, such as the holo­caust, etc … Or as one stu­dent put it, “How does the con­struct of a trans­for­ma­tional approach to the “vic­tim tri­an­gle” address and apply in sit­u­a­tions of such sever­ity ? I always appreciate […]

Lessons For Kids From The Bully Mat …

Often when our key team play­ers and fam­ily mem­bers come together, we bring our young­sters (chil­dren and grand­chil­dren). It’s great fun for all, even those inevitable times when there’s some kind of fall-out between kids, for then it becomes a learn­ing oppor­tu­nity for all. Dur­ing such fall-out, we use the real life sit­u­a­tion to teach […]

How Are Bullies Made, Really?

I have been learn­ing so much about the ori­gins of bully energy from writ­ing my work­book for Teach­ers and Par­ents on Bully-Free Con­scious­ness this past sum­mer. I have taken my work with adults to the kids in our life and allowed them to show me what kids do with these con­cepts! I find that kids […]

2012, A Year of Decision — Will We Go Forward or Back?

Happy New Year! I want to thank you, and all of my read­ers, for your tremen­dous sup­port through­out the past year! Your responses to my blog posts, and other writ­ings inspire me to keep writ­ing about the prin­ci­ples and tools of aware­ness that have helped me and those around me to bring greater har­mony and […]