Blog Posts - Behaviors



Emma’s Note to Mommy–Enjoy Every Moment

This is a note that Emma left for Melissa yesterday. She was in her room yesterday and was quiet for awhile. Now, I know what she was doing. How cute is this? It is very touching to see how thoughtful she is and how much she loves her Mommy. The last...
by Memoirs of a Stay At Home Dad on Oct 16, 2013

Reactive Attachment Disorder in Adoptees

What is it and why are some children RAD? Dr. Dore E. Frances Advocate, Educational/ Therapeutic Consultant One of the known risks of adopting a child from an orphanage is Reactive Attachment Disorder. Individuals with the most serious level of this...
by Adoption Journey Talk on Oct 10, 2013

You're Active Me Crazy!

You're Active Me Crazy!So generally it's the pettiest problems that breach couples apart. How babyish irritants become big issues—and what to do about them.Without doubt, there are big problems that agonize relationships; infidelity, abuse, and add...
by HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP on Aug 30, 2013

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or Aspergers? How Can You Tell the Difference?

Hi Friends, A friend and reader shared this recent article on the similarities and differences between OCD (obsessive, compulsive disorder) and Asperger's disorder, which is a high functioning level of autism.  The two disorders have many simila...
by Foster Parent Rescue on Aug 23, 2013

Does too much Facebook put kids at higher risk for mental illness?

By Dore E. Frances, PhD I grew up with being told that too much TV would “rot my brains.” While the science behind that claim was probably never substantiated, some researchers believe that there’s a new culprit that could be …...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Aug 18, 2013

Does too much Facebook put kids at higher risk for mental illness?

By Dore E. Frances, PhD I grew up with being told that too much TV would “rot my brains.” While the science behind that claim was probably never substantiated, some researchers believe that there’s a new culprit that could be …...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Aug 18, 2013

Emma Playing With Iphone Sent Out Vids of Herself!

Emma has gotten into using Apple’s Facetime Videochat which she uses to call her cousins and friends. It is awesome for her to be able to do this without needing a computer and I absolutely recommend it–you need an Apple Ipad, Iphone or M...
by Memoirs of a Stay At Home Dad on Aug 13, 2013

Getting Unstuck

Post Written By Eugene Morgan When things aren’t going the way we want them to go, we get frustrated and feel stuck. When we get frustrated and feel stuck, it is time to look inside us for resources to get unstuck. It is time to utilize what we...
by Change For Health on Aug 7, 2013

Behavior Exchange Challenge Wrap Up…Finding Happiness…Our Conclusions

After reading a compelling blog about the 22 Habits of Unhappy People, the two of us spent the better part of our daily video chat talking about our own bad habits.  I said, “You know, I think you could’ve been right more than 25 years ago…...
by middleSage on Aug 1, 2013

Financial Destiny – It’s Hereditary

I wonder sometimes what the future holds, as far as my financial destiny, and whether my parents’ money behaviors were passed on to me. Growing up I experienced my parents’ financial struggle. Racking up debt while still providing their kids R...
by Everyday Money on Jul 31, 2013

I want money, lots and lots of money….

Remember the song from Calloway…back in the late 80′s… I want money lots and lots of money I want the pie in the sky I want money lots and lots of money So don’t be asking me why I wanna be rich oh Most people think that if th...
by middleSage on Jul 31, 2013

Day 22 Behavior Exchange Challenge ~ Wanting More Money

Bad Habit #22 ~ Wanting More Money It’s been said that money is the root of all evil. It’s not the money that’s evil…it’s the people who will do anything to get it. And once they get it…do the toys they buy make th...
by middleSage on Jul 31, 2013

Day 21 Behavior Exchange Challenge ~ Letting Strangers Affect Your Mood

Bad Habit #21 ~ Letting Strangers Affect Your Mood Whether you’re upset at the terrible waiter, or fuming at the rude sales clerk, or barely tolerating the impossible customer, the take away is that you’re letting strangers affect your mo...
by middleSage on Jul 30, 2013

Sidewalk Chicken…The strangers that affect our mood.

So many things can influence our mood.  Music.  Food.  Weather.  Color.  Strangers.  How many times have you been in a great mood and along comes someone you’ve never met – they say or do something and BAM…suddenly there’...
by middleSage on Jul 30, 2013

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Don't dictate to meDon't tell me what I feel/should wear/should look like/should be like...Don't tell me ...I should gain/lose/maintainI should.............................I refuse to maintain an unhealthy weight solely so YOU don't feel guilty/worri...
by The Spirit Within on Jul 29, 2013

Day 20 Behavior Exchange Challenge ~ Worrying About What Others Might Think

Bad Habit #20 ~ Worrying About What Others Might Think You’ll worry less about what people think about you when you realize how seldom they do” (David Foster Wallace). In an article title 10 Reason to stop Worrying About What Other People Think,...
by middleSage on Jul 29, 2013

Worrying What Others Think: Our Absurd Stab at Mind-Reading

 - You head out the door in a fabulous emerald green dress that you bought for tonights special occasion. As you step onto the street, a woman passing by give you a double-take. You wonder why she didn’t like what you had on. - You went into l...
by middleSage on Jul 29, 2013

Revisiting Our Motives

Post Written By Eugene Morgan Sometimes, we do things so automatically that we forget about our intentions for doing them in the first place or reasoning behind them.  It is good to revisit our motivations or reasoning behind our behaviors. If we t...
by Change For Health on Jul 29, 2013

What kind of day we will shape today?

I wake up everyday and I thank GOD for another day that I'm alive. We take it for grant! However all days that we have indeed are gifts from the infinite universe and we should be more than glad to have it. We have this day to shape it the way that w...
by The Universe and The Time on Jul 29, 2013

You’ve gotta have goals…because hope is not a plan

Have you ever completed something you set out to do?  Of course you have, it felt good… didn’t it?  It doesn’t have to be a huge feat you’re accomplishing to get that satisfying feeling…it’s not necessary to run...
by middleSage on Jul 26, 2013


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