Criticism: Kill it or Make it Constructive

I've never considered myself an overly-critical person. I typically think of overly-critical people as miserable, ungrateful, difficult to please, and always dissatisfied with the people in their life. I don't really fit that description. I'm pretty easy-going. I tend to like people and get along with them. I'm low-maintenance relationally. I make a practice of … Continue reading Criticism: Kill it or Make it Constructive

The Only Way to Have Compassionate Kids is to Expose Them to Suffering

When you're in a situation like mine and live amidst the middle class and wealthy, it's easy to raise kids who lack compassion. Before you think this is some judgmental assumption or attack on their character, hear me out. They might be kind, butĀ still lack compassion. They might be responsible and thoughtful, but still lack … Continue reading The Only Way to Have Compassionate Kids is to Expose Them to Suffering