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Total Transformation Program
Created by behavioral therapist James Lehman, The Total Transformation Program offers practical, real-world solutions for the most challenging problems parents face: defiance, disrespect, back talk, lying, cursing, lack of motivation, acting out in school, and more. In this step-by step program, you'll learn the technicques James has used in his private prctice to help children take responsibility for their behavior and help parents get back in control of their homes. You'll learn what to do and what to say, to stop inapprorpiate behavior and get your child to listen and take accountability.
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Spiritual Parenting with Colleen-Joy Page
We may like to think that we are islands, immune from the ocean called "family," but we are not! Unhealed pain (even up to 4 generations back in your family line) can impact your and your children's life today. Powerful personal growth and liberation can happen when we learn to give back the burdens of our family's past.
What TV does to your brain...
Most people believe watching television is a harmless, entertaining activity worthy of your attention, but this video will give you some eye-opening things to consider. You'll learn why commercial television is essentially a platform for elite advertisers to sell their products and how the steady stream of images could be making your life seem dull and slow by comparison. Also the emotions which you suppress whilst watching TV, re-emerge in your life causing confusion and inability to concentrate. Probably the best thing you can do for your mind, and your sense of reality, is to disconnect your TV - or only watch programs with the highest discretion.
Sir Ken Robinson - TED in London
Ken Robinson is an internationally recognized leader in the development of education, creativity and innovation. Here he talks about the importance of creativity in society, and especially in our schools.
Akiane: child prodigy, artist, poet, "Indigo child"
Incredible 12-year-old art prodigy, truly in touch with the creative source. No matter what your views on faith/religion are, this is a spectacular display of talent.
Personality Development in Early Adulthood
Interview for a developmental psychology class with Bethany. She was asked a few pertinent questions to try and relate some developmental psychology terms to her viewpoint in life.
It's a Brain Thing: Brain Development & Neuroplasticity Pt 1
How do kids learn? What is neuroplasticity? Where does self esteem, personality and the concept of the self come from? What is emotional intelligence? Why are emotionally intelligent fathers so important to a child? Dr. Henley discusses all this and more in the latest edition of his continuing video series "It's a Brain Thing."
The Development of the Desire in a Person
Rav Michael Laitman, PhD outlines the development of desire, how it relates to a person's own life and to humanity's evolution. Further reading.
Psychiatry in Schools
Protest film about the widespread practice of psychiatric drugs being prescribed to schoolchildren.
Past Lives Of Children
For the skeptics. This information comes not from a New Age source but rather from two respected professors at the University of Virginia. Amazing revelations.
Randy Pausch Lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams
Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch, who is dying from pancreatic cancer, gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his moving talk, Pausch described his lessons learned in life and gave advice to students on how to achieve their own career and personal goals. More about Randy...
Lecture transcript: PDF download
Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Speech 2005
Here we see Steve Jobs delivering his commencement speech to the graduates of Stanford University in 2005. He talks about what he learned as a result of his phenomenal career - including getting fired from Apple in 1985 and a recent brush with death. Best speech ever. (Transcript PDF)