A path to insanity

We work with the assumption that our partners and our children share the same values that we try to uphold in our lives.This is rarely true.While we may share the same frame of reference or even the same cultural norms, values are much more personal, and therefore unique.Our personal value systems are shaped by what [...]

Do what’s right, or else…

When raised with fear and compliance as the tool to ensure good behaviour, or religious subscription, we create validation-seeking individuals whose willingness to compromise on what is right will be driven by social acceptance.Instilling values in our children, or living by our own values, must be grounded in a substantial appreciation for why it is [...]

That war within

Sometimes that village is a family, sometimes it's a group, and sometimes it's just one person who represents everything that the village stands for.That child grows into the raging adult who destroys every wholesome thing, because they feel like no one deserves peace if they were denied love and acceptance.When you treat the vulnerable, or [...]