September 16, 2021

There is Nothing Permanent Except Change

You’ve heard the quote from the Greek philosopher Heraclitus, “There is nothing permanent except change.” Well then, how can we better understand change within the systems we find ourselves a member? Our systems are environments such as our work places, churches, governments and most importantly…our family. This topic is a question that prompted Kurt Lewin, […]

The Premack Principle a.k.a. Grandma’s Rule

There is a rather simple natural principle that is at the heart of many solutions to our problems. “Grandma’s Rule” is the colloquial name for the formal “Premack Principle.” It connotes a commonsense and practical natural principle…which it is. Simply put, it says that when you pair an activity of low interest and reward with […]