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Can Our Society Experience Personal Growth With Aurora Type Massacres?

Ever watch someone make a serious, costly mistake and there was absolutely nothing you could do about it? I mean you could scream, express yourself and have no impact on the outcome. All you could do was be sad for the outcome—what a shame.

The Colorado tragedy is such a mistake. So was the Virginia Tech massacre, Columbine and all the others--a tragic mistake.

Ego and How to Build and Improve Self Worth

According to Freud ego is an important aspect of humanity. Over the years ego has become equated to one's sense of self and more often related to one's importance in the scheme of life. Most often it was assumed how to build and improve self worth was to build one's importance. The more important you were, the greater your ego, and the higher your self worth.

In fact, for many who want to know how to build and improve self worth this is still the model that many use.

Coaching A. I. Q. "Asperger I. Q." To Family Of Asperger Syndrome Members

Any suggestions for how to help our family cope with Aspergers Syndrome in one member?

Improving Relationships Between Brothers And Sisters



Any advice for a brother and sister who fight like cats and dogs?


How To Build and Improve Self Worth

There are two ways to build self worth—the old way and the new way. The old way was the one I was taught. I was taught how to improve self worth by making myself better—like I was defective and needed correction. Self worth only became an issue in my high school years. In fact I really didn't know much about self worth but I was programmed to make something of myself. Once I made something of myself (like I was nothing) I could then feel accomplished and good about myself.  Having no self worth is no fun. You feel ignored by your peers and less than.

Answers to Your Prayers in Your Personal Growth and Personal Change Program

What is the difference between a wish and a prayer in your personal growth and personal change program? Maybe they are the same. But those who don't believe in God, since they relate prayer with some kind of religious experience, would not agree. For that matter, could you say a goal is a wish? Could you say a goal is a prayer?

Usually a prayer has some form to it whereby God is thanked for past prayers answered and then asked for something new.

Looking For Something to Believe In? How About Yourself?

Is it that we need something to believe in to find ourselves? A few months ago I was at a street fair and there was a booth promoting Islam. Their phone number had whyislam in it.

I didn't really talk to them about Islam but I did read their sign which was about learning self restraint during Ramadan from the pleasures of things like eating, drinking, smoking and sex with their wives during daylight hours and is intended to teach Muslims about patience, spirituality, humility and submissiveness to Allah.

Repairing A Damaged Relationship Between You and Your Child

Any advice for a parent-child relationship that has been damaged by excessive conflict? 

Coaching Optimism To The Pessimistic Child



Any advice for the child who sees the world as half empty?