Self-Concept

Location Change. Calendar Change. Resolution Change.

Posted by on Jan 1, 2016 in Depression, Emotions, Grief, Self-Concept, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Location Change.  Calendar Change.  Resolution Change.

In case you haven’t heard the news – Planting Seeds Counseling and Coaching has moved offices.  We’ve moved out of the house in the Historic District of Frisco into a newly constructed office in West Frisco.  As with any change… We let go of some things that we held fondly…  We let go of some things we were glad to see go. At the same time we are beginning to grab hold of some things… That are new and exciting while… Enduring frustrations over things that are perhaps not as we had hoped.  So is the nature of change…  Some things must be let go of in order to fully...

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What’s in your Parent/Child CommunicaTION?

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Emotions, Parenting, Self-Concept | 0 comments

What’s in your Parent/Child CommunicaTION?

When researchers look at the type of communication between parents and children they find that an inordinate amount of communication focuses on two types: … direction and correction.  Studies have videotaped families, charting their communication.  They found the bulk of communication revolves around the parent telling their children what to do and what not to do.  As you are thinking about your home, you may be thinking… ”of course! I have to!”  And to some degree you do.  Children need direction and correction from their parents.  We are shaping their behavior and their...

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Life Lessons Learned On the Court

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Marriage, Parenting, Self-Concept, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Life Lessons Learned On the Court

I love to watch my daughters play volleyball. Partially, the pride of a parent watching her children develop skills and have those skills tested in a game but also because I see the value of what they are learning about life and relationships.  Although I am relating to volleyball to describe these qualities, the concepts are transferable to most any team sport. 1) You don’t control the world. You can only do your part.  Winning or losing is affected not only by your personal performance but also the performance of your teammates and the other team’s performance.  Focus on your job. ...

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