by Izzy Kalman (March 2003) Why shouldn’t we punish kids when they say mean things to each other? This is a very difficult idea for many adults to accept. At my Anger Control Made Easy Seminars, I have increasingly been referring to the Golden Rule as the ultimate recipe for a happy and successful life. […]
The Golden Rule is the solution to bullying.
by Izzy Kalman (February 2003) Dan Olweus, a Norwegian psychologist and researcher, is the “Freud” of the modern anti-schoolyard-bullying movement. He was the first to become known for doing psychological research on bullying and is considered the ultimate authority in the subject. Unfortunately, his approach to reducing bullying promotes a victim mentality in society. Olweus […]
by Izzy Kalman (February 2003) My ten year old daughter, Ayala, recently urged me to watch what she said was the best movie she ever saw. As usual, I tried to worm my way out of it because I feel I have better things to do than watch another teen film. And, as usual, I […]
by Izzy Kalman (December 2002) I’ve often said that comedians are the best psychologists. Comedians (and I include comedy writers in this category) know real human nature. They show us what we are like without the disguises. Because it shows us for the shnooks we really are, comedy is so much fun. One of the […]