Growing Good People

Written by Dr. Randy Wysong

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So yes,repparttar home, family and parents are responsible forrepparttar 149763 development of children. Onrepparttar 149764 other hand, there is a lot of nature involved too. Any parent raising a child into adulthood will see thatrepparttar 149765 child at 40 is pretty much identical torepparttar 149766 child in earliest infancy. So don't be too quick to blame yourself for a child gone bad. Don't spend your fortune in therapy either, whining about how your parents didn't love you. We can lose important neural connections in childhood but once you realize who you are very early in childhood repparttar 149767 ball is ultimately in your court. There are people with essentially no brain in their skull (compressed to a thin membrane from hydrocephalus) who excel intellectually and ethically. So, as an adult, buck up, take responsibility for yourself and make good use ofrepparttar 149768 neural connections remaining. That's in your court. You are not a victim.

Butrepparttar 149769 present circumstances for children are a peculiar situation with no historical precedent. There is no solution other than forrepparttar 149770 adults to not be distracted byrepparttar 149771 veneer of civilization, its glamour of modernity, and its amoral and libertine pressures. Even though we are left with 1% of our mental potential, we can make a lot of good use of that. It means reaching inside forrepparttar 149772 goodness that is there in our hearts and extending that to our fellow humans. It means not followingrepparttar 149773 conscience of others but learning what is already within and being true to it. Children don't need money, videos, signature shoes and pressure for grades and sports performance. The inner needs of children don't care about being raised in a pigpen so long as there is love. If that critical emotional relationship is not there, children will seek it in peers, includingrepparttar 149774 perverted, money grubbing, media models. Then we haverepparttar 149775 ethically blind (other children, brainless idols and profiteering media) leading our blind children. This isrepparttar 149776 proper incubator forrepparttar 149777 adults ofrepparttar 149778 future? What then, particularly when everyone has been indoctrinated into thinking they are victims and any failure in life isrepparttar 149779 fault of somebody else? What a formula forrepparttar 149780 collapse of society!

The answer is that greatest of all intelligences, love. That is not a platitude. Love requires an expansive and wise mind. Even withrepparttar 149781 puny 1% of our brain that we use,repparttar 149782 capacity for love is infinite. Inrepparttar 149783 end, what else really matters anyway? Inrepparttar 149784 process, by being a person of goodness and reaching out in this way to others, we becomerepparttar 149785 perfect model forrepparttar 149786 development of a loving and well-adjusted child. And hardly a word needs to be spoken inrepparttar 149787 process.

Dr. Wysong is author of seven books on health, nutrition, philosophy and origin of life. He is director of the non-profit Wysong Instute and author of the Wysong e-Health Newsletter (free on-line) now in its 18th year of continuous publication.

12 Things You Can Learn From A Two-Year Old

Written by Nancy Hill

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8. Run, jump, skip, play. Move your body because it's so much fun and it feels good. Be amazed at allrepparttar incredible physical things your body can do.

9. Wear clothes that are comfy and that make you feel good.

10. Appreciaterepparttar 149762 people around you for who they are rather than for how they look.

11. Hang out with fun, friendly people and stay away from mean, critical ones.

12. Feel great about yourself because, well, why wouldn't you?

If you don't have a two-year old around right now, seek one out and watch them for a day. Their simple enjoyment of life, and their absolute respect for their own bodies is something to aspire to.

2005 Nancy Hill has helped thousands get free of the dieting nightmare with her ebook, "Undieting - 11 Simple Steps to Reclaim Your Body and Your Life." Sign up now for theFree 7-Day Undieting Email Course and discover how to get your life back. Feel free to reprint this article, just use the whole article with this resource box attached.

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