Comment by John Robbie

[READ THIS] If you have trouble putting your child to sleep

John Robbie spoke about a story in the Sunday Times of a 'revolutionary' children's bedtime story,The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep uses positive reinforcement and other psychological techniques to help children relax, focus and eventually drift off.

The book, written by Swedish psychologist Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin tells the tale of Roger the Rabbit, the Sleep Snail and Uncle Yawn on their quest to help the rabbit go to sleep. Parents are instructed to yawn frequently, emphasise certain words and speak in a slow and calm voice when reading words in italics. Although it has pictures, children are asked to just listen rather than read.

Some parents have expressed how amazing this book is, calling it 'revolutionary' and claiming that it managed to put their children to sleep in less than 12 minutes!

The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep is available at Amazon.

Read More
Bohemian Rhapsody still a classic, 40 years later!

Bohemian Rhapsody still a classic, 40 years later!

It's the 40th Anniversary of Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. John Robbie remembers Freedy Mercury and one of the world's most popular songs.

Using language to persuade your children to do (almost) anything

Using language to persuade your children to do (almost) anything

John Robbie speaks about a book that will tell parents how to speak to their children in order to persuade them to cooperate.

'Creativity is the future' - John Robbie

'Creativity is the future' - John Robbie

702's John Robbie speaks about creativity (and creatives) and why it will be even more crucial in future.

Mandela grandson on trial for rape

Mandela grandson on trial for rape

EWN's Dineo Bendile reports from Johannesburg Magistrates court about where the rape trial of Mandela's grandson is underway.

Happy 23rd Birthday Gift of the Givers

Happy 23rd Birthday Gift of the Givers

John wishes Gift of the Givers a Happy 23rd Birthday, led by the gracious Imtiaz Sooliman.

Today's Big Issues with John Robbie

Today's Big Issues with John Robbie

John looks at today's big issues, including today's big issue - The Zuma Q &A in Parliament yesterday.

Popular articles
Sasfin CEO opens up about dumping KPMG

Sasfin CEO opens up about dumping KPMG

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Sasfin CEO Roland Sassoon.

Sasfin Holdings cuts ties with KPMG after 18 years

Sasfin Holdings cuts ties with KPMG after 18 years

CEO of Sasfin Holdings Roland Sassoon confirmed that it has dropped KPMG as their auditing firm and put its audit up for tender.

The ANC is dying and Prince Mashele says South Africans have three other choices

The ANC is dying and Prince Mashele says South Africans have three other choices

Political analyst Prince Mashele says anyone who votes for the ANC is complicit in destroying South African society.

The psychology of spending money we don't have

The psychology of spending money we don't have

For over 20 years Prof Steven Burgess has researched the reasons why people live beyond their means.

SACP want NPA to reinstate corruption charges against Zuma

SACP want NPA to reinstate corruption charges against Zuma

Political analyst Karima Brown gives her take on the matter.

Signs your child could be suffering from anxiety

Signs your child could be suffering from anxiety

Counselling psychologist Nikole Seele says it is important to differentiate between healthy anxiety and debilitating anxiety.