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Walking to the pool today, an elderly man in a wheelchair wildly gestures to me. He's pointing at the pavement, where a summer hat lies, and then points to a woman and her daughter walking away. I was shouldering my chair and a large bag, and quickly jumped to action....
An honest account of how spoiled I was and why I was that way. With my mother now gone, I’ve come to realize why I behaved the way I did. This post is a warning to parents so that their children do not experience Bread of Shame (Kabbalah).
Brief, snappy, experiential snippets of our most popular workshops for both schools and businesses. Let’s come together and connect on topics like mindfulness, anti-bullying, relationship building, communication strategies, and improv! Fun for all!
Are we addicted to our phones? This addiction is affecting kids mentally, socially, and emotionally. Imagine a device detox for your household. Lift your head up for a bit and just think about it.
That voice is my head harps on every flaw, takes me down rabbit holes of shame and regret, tells me that I’m not good enough.
I have asked every single person I’ve taught the same question: If you were to take that voice and magically turn it into a person, would you want to be friends with it? The answer is almost always ‘no’.
As social creatures, when we contribute to our communities, and are focused on improving our relationships, we are happier. This ‘bullying’ behaviour is not a normal stage they’re going through – but an ineffective way of relating to others by establishing power in hurtful ways.
Laying awake, sleepless, listening to the incessant mind chatter hanging onto one mistake I made – it’s maddening! At what point did I believe that I needed to be perfect?
Try the 54321 grounding technique to reduce anxiety. Use this coping technique to enjoy your holidays more!
The Rosetans had created a social structure which insulated them from the pressures of the modern world. They were healthy because of where they were from and the world they had created for themselves.
It’s the second day of school and I’ve guided my students in short meditations, discussed how it’s a communications class, and ya, got into some heavy discussions about the terrorist attacks on 9/11. These conversations are an effective way to insert social and emotional learning into your classes using current events.