It is difficult to gauge one’s level of emotional health when most of us don’t even know what emotional health is. My intention is to show you how to know if your child is emotionally healthy, to explain what causes a child to be unhealthy emotionally and what you can do about it when they are not. We know our child is emotionally healthy by: Continue reading
Far too large of a percentage of parents report not enjoying the job of parenting. It is very difficult to find pleasure in parenting when our focus is on controlling our child and forcing them to obey the rules all the time. When we are rigid and tense, our children feel unloved and become loaded with self-blame. Their need to be accepted as they are goes unmet. When our children live under the threat of criticism or punishment, their need to feel safe is not met. When we open ourselves up to the possibilities of our relationship, trust our child and talk with our child not at them, our parenting experience blooms. Cooperation from our child is fool proof and everyone’s needs are met.
With all of the people extolling the benefits of Marijuana and Oprah’s recent admission that she smoked Marijuana for the past thirty years plus, many are probably wondering, “How bad can this drug be?” I decided it was time to inform you of the adverse effects of the drug. Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the North America. Since 2007, its use has increased among young people and today more teenagers smoke Marijuana than cigarettes, according to annual survey data. To make matters worse, the amount of delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in Marijuana samples, confiscated by police, has been increasing steadily over the past few decades. In 2009, THC concentrations in marijuana averaged close to 10 percent, compared to around 4 percent in the 1980s. Here are 24 negative effects of Marijuana use.