Join Now
Exercising Values Logo
Exercising Values

Blog

The Answer to “Why Mommy?” character learning parenting Oct 07, 2021

Years ago had a job counseling teenage mothers who were considering placing their babies for adoption. I will never forget one girl’s statement wishing her parents had told her why sex at her young age wasn’t a good idea, instead of only telling her not to do...

Read Now...
Three Ways to Fail A Multiple Choice Test When You Know the Answer character family fat loss goals health parenting time management values weight loss Mar 07, 2017

In front of me there was an intelligent young man proficient in Krav Maga and about to become a top notch personal trainer. He's one of my students at Heritage College and I'm about to administer the written test for him to recertify his CPR, which he had let lapse by a few days. He was in the...

Read Now...
Anti-Tips for Holiday Happiness character children diet exercise family life fat loss fitness goals habits holidays inspiration values weight loss Dec 17, 2015

There is no lack of lists at the holidays online and in magazines giving you tips for how to avoid weight gain or enjoy time with your loved ones during the holidays. I've written quite a few myself.

To breeze through the holidays happy, fit, and trim you don't need tips as much as you need a...

Read Now...
Set the Bar High for Quick, Cheerful, Obedient Responses from your Children character children education family life goals habits inspiration parenting support values Nov 10, 2015

When children are asked or told to do something a few questions roll through their minds. Questions like:

  1. Do I really have to?
  2. Why do you want me to do this? (asked because they genuinely want to know)
  3. If I question this, can I get out of it?
  4. Why me? Could someone else do this?
  5. If I act unhappy...
Read Now...
How Learning How to Stop Children from Arguing Can Help You Achieve Your Own Goals character children diet education exercise family life fitness goals habits inspiration mental health parenting selfcare support teamwork values Aug 18, 2015

As parents, we like our children to respect our answer and not try to argue or negotiate. So we learn to communicate in such a way as to say that our decision is final. Why not apply that same strategy to the way you talk to yourself. For example, if I'm trying to not eat something unhealthy, I...

Read Now...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12