Browsing articles in "Sidman Solution®"
Oct
18
2010

Identifying Defense Mechanisms

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Where do you feel stuck, frustrated, and want to change? The following is a brief list of some of the areas that may need help. Weight and food management. Stopping smoking . Relief from stress, tension, nightmares and exam anxiety . Elimination of insomnia and procrastination . To gain self confidence . To overcome shyness, nail biting, bed-wetting, stuttering, anger, fatigue, guilt, health problems, pain, grief, anxiety and depression, and other unwanted habits, feelings and […]

Oct
15
2010

How do you “disarm” a bully? Part 2

kindness

Kill ‘em with kindness (Part 2) By Jeffrey Sidman Each day I arrived at the bike rack and saw Matt, I would simply say “Hi Matt,” and wave with a smile. That’s it. No conversation. No compliments or begging. Just “Hi, Matt.” At first he gave me this look like he wanted nothing more than to tear the smile from my face and force feed it back to me. Then it just turned into a […]

Oct
14
2010

How do you “disarm” a bully?

kindness

Kill ‘em with kindness Please enjoy part one of this two-part story. By Jeffrey Sidman You never know how things will work out. When I was in third grade, I had an experience that taught me the value of being friendly to people who didn’t act friendly in return. I went to a school named Chandler Elementary. I lived close enough that I was allowed to start riding my bike to school that year. I […]

Oct
12
2010

Bullies Intimidate, and Intimidation is FEAR!

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It seems that we are living in a society that has been so desensitized to violence that when there is a sign that something bad is happening in our surroundings, we either: Don’t Feel like it’s real…we might feel like it’s a TV show/movie being shot, Don’t Act on it because we don’t want to get involved, We do Feel afraid or threatened that it might turn on us, Don’t know what to do, or […]

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