Author Archive | Lynn Silva

Teens & Humiliation – the Good, the Bad & the Hilarious!

[social_share style=”bar” align=”horizontal” heading_align=”inline” facebook=”1″ twitter=”1″ google_plus=”1″ linkedin=”1″ pinterest=”1″ /]   Humiliation…Will it Ever End?     Humiliation makes your face beet red and your cheeks feel hot.  Sometimes it even makes your ears ring.  It makes you want to crawl into the nearest corner and cover your head in shame.    It’s maddening…frustrating…heartbreaking.  It’s […]

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Squash Sibling Rivalry By Establishing Positive Core Beliefs In Your Kids

Core beliefs in kids are directly responsible for the formation of sibling bonds The secret is to squash it repeatedly by establishing positive core beliefs about each sibling. These are examples of what I have done. This is the second post on brothers and sisters.  In case you missed the first one, you can find […]

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When Sibling Rivalry Shatters

This is the story of a sibling rivalry that went to the extreme.      As a child, the sibling rivalry between my brother and I started out fairly harmless.  My older brother antagonized me a lot. He pulled my hair, made a mess and blamed me, put his vegetables on my plate so I’d have to eat […]

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Destination Isolation: Are YOU at Risk?

[social_share style=”bar” align=”horizontal” heading_align=”inline” facebook=”1″ twitter=”1″ google_plus=”1″ linkedin=”1″ pinterest=”1″ /]   Do not confuse isolation with solitude. Have you been emotionally scarred in your past?  Did someone you trust lie, cheat or abandon you?  Are you going through separation, divorce or break up?  Has it caused you to isolate from others? “I like being alone.”  […]

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BEING LEFT OUT: The Subtle BULLYING Tactic

[social_share style=”bar” align=”horizontal” heading_align=”inline” facebook=”1″ twitter=”1″ google_plus=”1″ linkedin=”1″ pinterest=”1″ /] Being left out is a powerful, yet subtle bullying tactic. It hits all ages, races and genders.   She is NOT Invited!   “Hey, so I’ll see you at Amanda’s party on Saturday,” Claire heard for  about the tenth time. For some reason she had […]

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CHECKING OUT BEFORE CHECK OUT – DESPAIR VERSUS HOPE

Checking Out Before Check Out – Despair Versus Hope By Lynn Silva At one point in my life, I had to stop checking out…giving up…wallowing in self pity.  I was so ill,physically and emotionally, that I spent my days in bed.  A typical day consisted of waking up, watching television, eating and sleeping.  One day, […]

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