Showing posts from September, 2015

9 Common Phrases Parents Should Put To Rest (And What To Say Instead)

Often, the most challenging part of parenting is learning to choose the right words when speaking to your children Image via The Asian Parent Philippines Everything a parent does yields a strong psychological effect on the kids, and it is vital to remember that the way you choose to speak to them will act as a building block towards their personality. 

As parents, there are times when unpleasant circumstances drive us to say things that we don't really mean. However, we need to remember to keep our emotions under control and only say constructive things that are meant to teach kids the lessons they need to learn. Here are some phrases that need to be shelved once and for all, with suggested alternatives on how to respond to the kids instead: 1. Instead of saying "Wait until Mum / Dad finds out about this!"... Image via Student Life - University of Michigan This does two things. First, it creates anxiety and fear in the child, especially of the person who you are g…

25 Life Changing Lessons To Learn From Rumi

By: Luminita Saviuc, Purpose Fairy “Study me as much as you like, you will not know me, for I differ in a hundred ways from what you see me to be. Put yourself behind my eyes and see me as I see myself, for I have chosen to dwell in a place you cannot see.” ~ Rumi Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī, also known as Rumi, was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic who, in my personal opinion, wrote some of the most beautiful and most profound words that were ever written. You won’t believe it how much wisdom and how so much power there is in his words. It’s incredible. Today I would like to share with you 25 life changing lessons to learn from Rumi, lessons that have the power inspire and empower you to live a more authentic, beautiful, loving and meaningful life. Enjoy  1. Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
“You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatn…