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Anger, Road Rage, Ancient Traffic Safety Tips Based on Proverbs (wheel)
6.5" double sided wheel. 32 aggravating traffic irritations and 32 Proverbs intended to keep us calm. Action steps and "sacred driving instructions" included! Great gift idea for new motorists. Caution: Do not use while driving! A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get...
Anger: AngerLIFELINE, Hope and Help for the Hot Tempered (wheel)
7.5" double sided data wheel. Download and build it yourself. 30 Proverbs on side A identifies 30 different types of anger. Side B lists 30 Proverbs with 30 anger management strategies. (Get the free Assembly Instruction page to see how easy these are to cut and put together).
Anxiety: Fear Wheel
8", two sided data wheel. Side A lists ways to respond to situations that contribute to fear (danger, safety, disaster, poverty, other's opinions, failure, unpredicatabiilty, looking bad).Side B lists ways to adjust attitudes that contribute to fear (guilt, disreputable, hard hearted, secrecy, cluel...
Anxiety: Risk Disk, Achieve Serenity in the face of Uncertainty (wheel)
7.5" double sided wheel. From Erik''s private collection, he uses these 38 philosophical quotes to come to terms with life's potential dangers, hazards, and natural disasters. A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free Assembly Instructions to see how easy it is...
Anxiety: Worry Wheel
8" data wheel, 2 sided. Side A offers suggested responses to situations that cause worry (trials, death, tragedy, what if's, rejection, sickness, feelings of doom, perceived dangers) and Side B offers alternatives to attitudes that contribute to worry (anxiety, faithlessness, sin, lack of motivation...
Apologetics: Embrace Uncertainty: Avoiding Ignorance of Ignorance (wheel)
7.5" double sided wheel. From Erik's private collection, this wheel gives much comfort when feeling baffled, nonplussed, and bewildered. 16 Bible truths remind users that we "see through a glass darkly." A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free Assembly Instru...
Apologetics: We've Blown It! A Candid Admission of Our Failings (wheel)
7.5" single-sided wheel. From Erik's personal data wheel collection, this list of 12 criticisms of Christianty (naive, violent, irrelevant, uncharitable, divisive, intollerant, implausible, arrogant, anti-science, hypocritical, gullible, repellant) are a reminder to stay humble, contrite, and gentle...
Apologetics: Why I Am An AgNOSEtic: Evidences for Aromas and Odors Suggest a Smelling Hoax (wheel)
7.5" double sided. Another volvelle from Erik's private collection. In a flight of fancy Erik compiled 30 evidences for the sense of smell and 30 refutations along with 30 reasons why "I am not an Aromatician." The point of this somewhat whacky wheel is rather obscure, so included is a user's guide ...
Change: Making Vital Changes (wheel)
7.5" single sided wheel. To achieve the changes we desire we need five vital components: incentive, skill, vision, resources, and an action plan. With a Bible verse for each, this simple wheel gets us moving! A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free Assembly I...
Cheerfulness: Joy Finder Wheel
7.5" single sided data wheel. With four movable base wheels this item can create 4096 different ways to experience joy. 16 bits of Proverbial wisdom help users replace 16 negative emotions with 16 positive emotions by developing 16 character traits. A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue...
Communication: DIALog: Six Steps to Incredible Communication (wheel)
7.5" double sided wheel. This is unarguably the best communication tool we use in counseling. Couples love it! By following the six specific tasks of a listener and the six DIFERENT tasks of the speaker we eliminate assumptions, hot buttons, stone walling, and other communication land mines! Applica...
Conflict: Help From Proverbs to Overcome Defensiveness (wheel)
7.5", double sided wheel. Identify and reject these 32 ill-advised truth blocking strategies used to protect egos, divert attention, and avoid reality. A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free Assembly Instructions to see how easy it is to build your own thera...
Conflict: Reconciliation Wheel
7.5", double sided data wheel. If Erik had to be stranded on a desert island with an estranged partner and only one wheel, this would be it! 48 "distancing" behaviors our partners may do, 48 possible "pursuit" behaviors we may be doing, and 48 Proverbs on the subject. Also 24 repair strategies with ...
Decisiveness: SPINdecision: Solve Problems, Make Choices, Choose Options (wheel)
7.5" single sided wheel. A proven 8 step system to think through any tough decision. Steps include: clarify the problem, establish and prioritize criteria, brainstorm options, eliminate the undoable, create an action plan, impliment and evaluate. A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, c...
Discernment: Folly Spotter: Profiling Bad Character, Negative Attitudes, and Foolish People from the Book of Proverbs (wheel)
7.5" single sided data wheel. During WW II citizens were given enemy aircraft spotter wheels so they could identify from mere profile what kind of airplane was flying overhead. In this novel adaptation, users are given 24 profiles of bad characters, negative attitudes, and foolish people. While the ...
Either Or: Two Solutions to Every Problem
Two sided novelty toy. This wheel accompanies the Either Or booklet also available on this site. Free down load of seven pages for easy assembly. Join the obliterate one option only thinking revolution by making copies of this wheel for family and friends.
Energy: SPINergy: High Performance Lives Built on Proverbs (wheel)
7.5" double sided data wheel. 24 energy drainers and 24 energy boosters based on ancient wisdom literature--Proverbs. A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free Assembly Instructions to see how easy it is to build your own therapeutic information data wheel.
Envy: Identify the Symptoms and Overcome the Problem of Envy (wheel)
7.5" double sided data wheel. 20 Bible verses to help users become servants, selfless, wise, content and more. A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free Assembly Instructions to see how easy it is to build your own therapeutic information data wheel.
Family: Twist, Don't Shout: A Teenager's Guide to Raising Happy Parents (wheel)
7.5" double sided. 40 Proverbs describing how certain teen behaviors trigger reactions in parents. Stop the triggers and get different parental reactions. A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free Assembly Instructions to see how easy it is to build your own t...
Justice: SPINjustice, Humanitarianism and Oppression in Proverbs (wheel)
7.5" double sided data wheel. 15 acts of benevolence and 15 acts of oppression in the book of Proverbs. Designed as a reminder of Solomon's (and hopefully our) passion for justice. A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free Assembly Instructions to see how easy ...
Listening: Sound Listening: Control Your Brain by Training Your Ears (wheel)
7.5" double sided. Proverbs teaches there is a connection between our listening skills and our ability to concentrate. People with trained ears do 9 things, take 21 action steps, avoid 21 symptoms of untrained ears, and focus on 9 contributing factors to untrained ears. Ramp up your brain power by m...
Marital Harmony Wheel #1
8", two sided data wheel. Side A gives ways to respond to situations that threaten marital harmony (anger, nagging, materialism, jealousy, lack of forgiveness, neglect, unfaithfulness, harshness). Side B suggests ways to adjust attitudes that threaten marital harmony (negativity, deception, worthles...
Marital Harmony Wheel #2
8", two sided data wheel. Side A identifies 8 situations that threaten marital harmony (clutter, impatience, drama, complaints, silence, rejection, correction, quirkiness). Side B lists 8 attitudes to change that threaten marital harmony (self righteousness, reactivity, avoidance, law breaking, impu...
Marital Harmony Wheel #3
8" two-sided data wheel. Side A lists 8 situations that threaten marital harmony (overly sensitive spouse, lack of clarity, criticism, abandonment, violence, denial, laziness, teasing). Side B lists 8 attitudes we can change that threaten marital harmony (need to be right, offensiveness, nagging, ir...
Miscellaneous: Circular Reasoning, Why I Create Volvelle Wheels (free article)
Two page introduction to why I'm fascinated with round charts.
Miscellaneous: Life Span Calculator (wheel)
7.5" calculation wheel, two sided. When theologians in the 17th century got bored they invented things like decimal points, slide rules, logarithms, and algebra. When Erik gets bored he reinvents obsolete circular calculation devices. This item is an absolute necessity if you're ever without electr...
Miscellaneous: Upper Hand: Practice Sign Language and Learn Proverbs (wheel)
7.5" double sided wheel. 26 letters of the alphabet, 26 hand motions, 25 Proverbs (and 1 verse from Esther!) equals a novelty item for those learning AmSlan (American Sign Language). A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free Assembly Instructions to see how eas...
Miscellaneous: Wheel Assembly Instruction Page (free article)
When you buy and download the makings of your own data wheel (also known as a "volvelle" or therapeutic round chart) simply follow these easy to assemble instructions. Free.
Miscellaneous: Word Whirl, Create Words, Find Rhymes, Check Spelling (wheel)
7.5" single-sided data wheel. Three concentric wheels with prefixes, suffixes, consonants and vowels. I use this novelty item as a memory jogger to find words on the tip of my tongue, to make up new words, and to find rhymes. This item has no therapeutic significance other than the fun of playing wi...
Money: Wheels of Fortune: Money Management Strategies from Proverbs
7.5" double sided data wheel. 12 General Principles of Business Management, 12 General Principles of Money Management, 12 Actions and Attitudes that Lead to Poverty, 12 Actions and Attitutdes that Lead to Prosperity, 12 things better than riches, and 12 hidden costs of shady money deals. All based o...
Money: Why Gamble? A Theological and Philosophical Appeal to Avoid Gaming, Gambling, and Betting (wheel)
7.5" double sided wheel. 16 rationalizations for gambling ("It's fun!" "Gaming is how I invest!" "It relaxes me!" and 13 more) and 16 responses with 16 Biblical passages discouraging the practice. A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free Assembly Instructions ...
Priorities: What's Most Important? A Study in Values from Proverbs (wheel)
7.5" single sided data wheel. 16 mismatched caricatures suggest how our lives will be mismatched if we don't prioritize according to wisdom. Don't let the whimsical nature of this novelty item fool you. The 16 "better than" Proverbs are powerful challenges for those who value the wrong things. A "bu...
Regret: Regret Wheel
8" data wheel, two sided. Side A lists 8 suggestions on responding to situations that contribute to regret (words, unreached goals, not preventing calamity, failure, bad luck, not being nicer, ignroing other's warnings, missed opportunities). Side B lists 8 suggestions on changing attitudes that con...
Secrets: Dark Secrets: The Wisdom of Disclosure and the Folly of Secrecy (wheel)
Double sided, 7 1/2 " wheel with 48 quips from Solomon on why keeping our dark secrets is ill advised and why disclosing our dark secrets is recommended. Get the courage to break the silence with this unique data wheel. A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free...
Self control: CALMpact Disk, Calmly Respond Without Reaction to Provocations, Vexations, and Irritations (wheel)
7.5" double sided wheel. 60 Proverbs and tips on staying calm when provoked: disengage, be less vulnerable, exercise self control, do not perpetuate the conflict, make sure you didn't start it, de-escalate the conflict, and more. This was one of Erik's first wheels inspired by the realization that "...
Self control: SPinaction: 36 Actions Guaranteed to Keep You Stuck in Perpetual Victimhood (wheel)
SPinaction is a tongue-in-cheek look at why some people love to complain but are slow to take action. 36 actions guaranteed to keep you stuck in perpetual victimhood! Practice the fine art of belly aching! A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free Assembly Ins...
Sleep: SPinsomnia: Get Restorative and Refreshing Sleep the Bible Way (wheel)
7.5" two sided, build it yourself information wheel. Side One: 20 things we can do to induce sleepiness. Side Two: 20 other things we can do to reduce wakefulness. A "build it yourself" wheel: simply download, glue, cut, and affix. Get the free Assembly Instructions to see how easy it is to build yo...
Sloth: SPindolence: Tips from Proverbs on Motivating the Unmotivated, Activating the Inactive, and Coping with the Loafing (wheel)