TEDxPSUAD

The Power of Distraction

By Kat Shalhoub

We often think of distractions as negative events that need to be rejected or controlled. But what if distractions were actually there for a reason? What if distractions actually helped you expand your awareness of who you are?

Listen to Kat as she takes you on a journey through her distractions, what they mean and how they helped her discover a real sense of purpose. Don’t forget to watch to the end for the three rules on how to ‘Do Distraction Right!”


First Time Parent Magazine

How We Raise Liars and What to Do About It

By Kat Shalhoub

No parent wants to consciously and purposefully raise a child who lies, but the truth is our kids lie. They lie often and they lie well. Dr Victoria Talwar, a leading expert on children’s lying behavior, has proven that as parents we only do slightly better than chance (60%) at telling whether our children are actually lying to us. Where do these lies come from, and what are we, as parents and adults around them, doing to promote this behavior?