Today, a perfect stranger came up to me and asked me if I dropped by Air Pods case. As usual, I had started off my morning in contemplation of what I am grateful for, listing it in prayer, and then going to the gym to complete my pre-dawn workout. These are two rituals that I… Continue Reading
As an adolescent, Siddhartha pursued asceticism. Having found a community of like minded individuals, Siddhartha began to form an intact identity that he could present to others. Through the development of this identity, Siddhartha began to test his resolve and undertake increasingly difficult tasks associated with Self-abnegation. As an initiate amongst the ascetics, Siddhartha met… Continue Reading
Dreams: A Cornerstone for Self Potential: Dr. Tom gives his thoughts on the powers that dreams have on our daily lives, and explores ways to use these to promote Self Realized Potential.
Has your child ever tested boundaries? Has your child ever walked away from you, and out of the corner of your eye, you still see that they are viewing to see if your are in eye sight. Has your child ever bolted from your vision, in a store, a public place, or worse yet, near… Continue Reading
The Future Belongs to Those Who Believe in the Beauty of Their Dreams (Eleanor Roosevelt)
He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe. (Marcus Aurelius)
In this article Dr. Tom explores the art behind and the importance story telling plays on the healthy psychological development of children.
Then God said: Let us make[a] human beings in our image, after our likeness. Let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the tame animals, all the wild animals, and all the creatures that crawl on the earth. (Genesis 1:26) Our family recently bought a new puppy. My… Continue Reading
Practical Parenting: An Interactive Forum with Dr. Tom is an open Youtube Live Forum with Dr. Tom Maples. Points of discussion are: Positive Parenting Procedures to Raise Healthy Children Setting Appropriate Boundaries and Rules to Help Your Child Find Optimal Success Establishing and Maintaining Family Values Positive and Negative Reinforcement Schedules for Household Rules How… Continue Reading
It was 6:15 AM. I was returning home from the gym to begin herding my children towards their first point of destination for the day. A quick bath, check. Assuring that 6 bags were packed and ready to go by the door, check. Dressing a nine and a five year old, check. Shoved two breakfast… Continue Reading
Convergence of Ego and Self explores the importance adolescent identity development has on healthy psychological development and Self Realization.