Intro to Do What Matters Most
Do What Matters Most Introduction
Understanding basic principles of human development can help you combat challenges unique to kids these days, like the internet, social divisions, and the age of deception.
E1: They Need Better Help From Us
E2: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt Them
E3: Get a Growth Mindset
E4: Healthy Social and Emotional Development in a Fragmented and Sexualized Society, Part 1
E5: Healthy Social and Emotional Development in a Fragmented and Sexualized Society, Part 2
E6: Promoting Healthy Brain and Mental Development in the Age of Hyperstimulation
E7: Make Sure Your Children Know Themselves
E8: Know Your Children Better Than Anyone Else
E9: Teach Your Children About Sex, Reproduction, and Abstinence
E10: Find Out Why Your Children Behave The Way They Do
E11: Help Your Child Be Socially Confident and a Good Friend
E12: Where the Most Successful Children Come From, Part 1
E13: Where the Most Successful Children Come From, Part 2
E14: Creating a Strong Identity
E15: Using Your Culture and Your Family to Create Successful Children
E16: Family Factors to Avoid
E17: Building Social Confidence and Self-Esteem, Part 1
E18: Building Social Confidence and Self-Esteem, Part 2
E19: Building Social Confidence and Self-Esteem, Part 3
E20: Building Social Confidence and Self-Esteem, Part 4
E21: Building Social Confidence and Self-Esteem, Part 5
In the confusion of this modern society, living without anchors can be devastating to children and adults. Learn how to stay grounded and become certain—but still flexible—about what you know to be true.
E1: Surviving and Thriving Requires Anchors and Moorings
E2: Hope And Truth Are Found In Patterns
E3: Faith And Charity Emerge When The Heart Knows Something The Brain Doesn’t Fully Understand
E4: The Cause—Coping or Creating
The Best Way to improve your marriage
E8: Build Bridges to Heal and Repair
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Instead of focusing so much on testing and good grades, see how to help your children learn better, be more excited by learning, and master their minds.
E1: Mastering the Mind at Home and School
E2: Now Is The Time To Teach Brain-Based Learning
E3: Windows Of Learning—When To Teach Emotions, Language, and Numbers
E4: Teach The Way Your Children Learn
E5: Learn Which Types of Intelligence Your Children Possess
E6: Use Mind Mapping to Improve Memory and Speed Learning
Make parenting more interesting and enjoyable—and more likely to produce the results you want to see in your children.
E1: Adapt and Succeed
E2: The Real Power of Parenthood
E3: The 6 Best Things You Can Do For Your Kids
E4: Seize The Moment And Then Follow Through
Building Moral Individuals and Relationships
Applying morality, ethics, and character can improve your life and enhance your friendships, marriages, and family relationships.
E1: To Be or Not to Be
E2: The Origins of Moral Behavior
E3: The Family
E4: Creating a Healthy Conscience for Your Children Part I
E5: Creating a Healthy Conscience for Your Children Part II
E6: How Families Build Moral Character
E7: What Families Can Do to Promote Sexual Morality
Current Trends That Are Modern Mistakes
Despite their popularity, many social trends are modern mistakes that come with a cost.
E1: Parents Who Lie To And For Their Children
E2: Parents Who Protect Their Children From Responsibility
E3: The Gathering Storm, Part 1
E4: The Gathering Storm, Part 2
E5: The Gathering Storm, Part 3
Don’t Let Your Career Hurt Your Kids
Whether you work at home or away at the office, if parents fail to manage both home and work well, they can injure the growth and development of their children. This series is devoted first to an explanation of how this can happen so that parents can avoid it and then to suggested ways parents can ensure they keep home and work in perspective to ensure their children’s successful development.
E1: Between Work and Home, Part 1
E2: Between Work and Home, Part 2
E3: Making the Best Use of People Time, Part 1
E4: Making the Best Use of People Time, Part 2
Emotional Resilience & Self-Reliance
Emotional self-reliance is, at its core, the name for ordinary development and growth into adulthood, but it’s becoming a hot topic these days because we’re seeing a rise in depression, anxiety, suicide, and other kinds of problems that indicate emotional self-reliance is not occurring. Learn how to help your kids become more emotionally self-reliant so they can be socially confident, achieve, have strong character, and face adversity.
Interview with Dr. Scoresby
The Family and Children’s School Achievement
Schools as social institutions connect with and influence families. Parents can become more informed and involved with their children’s school experience so they can coordinate the good things kids are doing at school with what they experience at home.
Interview with Dr. Scoresby
Getting Good Boys to Be Great Men
Pour more and better resources into helping boys develop into the kind of men you hope they’ll become.
E1: Getting Good Boys to Be Great Men
E2: The Tie That Binds—A Little
E3: To Depend and Be Dependable
E4: Getting Boys to Take Charge of Their Own Lives
E5: Pushing and Pulling to Motivate
E6: Humility, Great Achievement, and Success
E7: If Not You, Who? If Not Now, When?
E8: Teaching Boys To Be Resilient And To Inspire Others
E9: Using Life’s Great Stories To Build Resilience And Self-Reliance
Anyone can be a great leader, and this makes better leaders more available in more places and contributes to everyone around them.
E1: Women Can’t Do It and Other Myths
E2: Taking People to Places They’ve Never Been
E3: Trust Motivates People’s Commitment
E4: Great Things Happen When People Want To Follow
E5: Strategy Is Creating A Bridge Between Your Ideas And The Actions Of Success
E6: What Great Leaders Do That Mediocre Leaders Don’t
E7: Great Leaders Energize Alliances
E8: The 8 Guiding Principles of Great Leaders
E9: Personal Leadership Review
E10: Establishing Peace
E11: Finding the Right People and Activating the Freedom to Choose
E12: Leadership for Innovation
Helping Girls Become Great Women
Instead of allowing misguided tradition or social forces bent on perfection to dictate what a girl should become, learn how to help girls more easily find the golden balance between strong individuality and success in relationships with others AND find more peace of mind and less anxiety and stress.
E1: What Girls Need Most
E2: Boundaries, Grit, And Success With People
E3: Honesty, Humility, And Realism
E4: Emotional Resilience & Self-Reliance
Innovations in Family Psychology
A new view of the family is bringing about several changes in counseling and family psychology. Learn about these innovations so you can make good choices when seeking help.
E1: Rethinking How To Help People Change And Grow
Let’s not forget the wisdom of previous generations because what they knew and did can add to our lives now.
E1: Barn Burners, Burrs Under Blankets, and Feathers in Your Cap
E2: Too Much Howdy Do, and Every Pancake Has Two Sides
E3: Whistling in the Dark and Going on Wild Goose Chases
E4: Ideas Are The Wings That Can Make Hearts Soar
E5: Squeeze The Nickel So Hard The Indian Rides The Buffalo
E6: The Wreck Of The Hesperus And Batten Down The Hatches
E7: Choose Your Enemies Wisely For You Will Become Like Them
E8: Hunger Is the Best Spice
Making Your Family Business Succeed
Owning and running your business the right way so your family succeeds too.
E1: The Margins of Success
E2: Priorities and Boundaries
PARENTING teens and staying sane
Dr. Scoresby interviews parents of teens and offers suggestions for whatever they’re facing.
E1: A Conversation with Dr. Scoresby—Taking Small Steps to Build Life Skills
E2: A Conversation with Dr. Scoresby—The Impact of Friends and Rules on Family Relationships
E3: A Conversation with Dr. Scoresby—Be Careful with the Pressure of High Expectations
E4: A Conversation with Dr. Scoresby—Helping an Older Teen Face the Future and a Shy Teen Form Meaningful Connections with Others
Everyone has some people problems and often don’t know the causes or the solutions.
E1: How to Misinterpret Others, Make Mistakes with People, and Cause Conflict
E2: When You Genuinely Succeed With People, You Are a Success
Instead of being reactive, negative, or neglectful parents, positive discipline is about parenting practices that promote growth instead of just limiting bad behavior.
E1: Interview with Dr. Scoresby
Stop the Violence Epidemic
We can stop the violence epidemic if we understand why it happens and create a developmental plan to ensure that the coming generation has the tools to deal with problems better.
E1: What Causes Violence and What Can Solve It
E2: Violence Comes in a Package
E3: Stop Violence Where It Begins
To Love and Be Loved
There is not enough love in the world, and there is an increasing number of adults and children who are living without it. So let’s learn more about it and learn how to find and feel more of it.
E1: How to Find and Feel More of It
E2: Commit To Love Deeply And Well
E3: Love Is A Behavior Modifier
E4: Love Soothes And Comforts
E5: Love Changes Fear to Confidence
E6: Expanding Your Capacity to Love, Part 1
E7: Expanding Your Capacity to Love, Part 2—Freedom to Love
E8: Expanding Your Capacity to Love, Part 3
E9: Expanding Your Capacity to Love, Part 4
In our day, we are faced with many divisions between people—some small and some large. Our children are growing up with that, and, unless we teach them, they will know better how to create divisions than how to unify. Dr. Scoresby describes heartfelt methods that begin the process of uniting.
E1: Building Bridges
E2: The Amazing Benefits When Parents and Teachers Are United
You Can Be Better and Happier
How to practically expand your capacity for happiness and add fulfillment to your life and those you love.
E1: Human Effectiveness and Happiness
E2: Becoming Open to Yourself
E3: Inner Harmony