Mr Rogers On Seeing The Newtown News Differently

After the recent traumatic events in Newtown, Connecticut it would be easy to lose hope under the weight of media coverage. The news media focuses relentlessly on the violence and destruction of the event and the pain and grief of the victims and their families. Just watching the news can be a traumatising event (and […] Read more »

What is the difference between resignation and acceptance?

Resignation and acceptance are two ways of dealing with difficult circumstances. Resignation: Something bad has happened and there is nothing I can do … sigh …. Acceptance: Something has happened (which I don’t like) and what can I do next? Even though they are very different, many people (especially those prone to resignation), think they […] Read more »