Music Spotlight: Tera Townsend

Since my “other” job is working with educators, I am keenly aware of bullying and the effects it has on a person. Tera Townsend is a singer, songwriter, and musician from small-town in Tennessee. She grew up with a speaking disability and ADHD and was mocked and bullied as a child/teen because of her disability.[…]

Choices

There is something wrong in our nation today. Anytime someone gets caught doing something wrong, it’s never their fault. Don’t get me wrong, I love our country, but there is something wrong. We are the only place in the world were someone can sue McDonald’s for being overweight. “This isn’t my fault. I was in[…]

Cultural Shift for the Better

Do you feel like you are spending way more time reacting than teaching? You are definitely not alone. Some schools have been in person since the start of the year, others are just returning, and some are still all online. The pandemic, cultural shifts, and new technologies have brought significant disruptions to our schools and[…]

Affirmations

An affirmation is really anything you say or think. A lot of what we normally say and think is quite negative and doesn’t create good experiences for us. We have to retrain our thinking and speaking into positive patterns if we want to change our lives. An affirmation opens the door. It’s a beginning point[…]

Parental Care

Parents you care, you give, you serve, but are you doing that for yourself? Are you taking time to be there for yourself? Don’t get me wrong,  please continue shining brightness in the dark places and working with educators to be a team for these students. We need to build bridges rather than burn them[…]

Challenge

We have talked to so many of our teachers who are infusing the Dignity Revolution Challenge and we’re heartbroken with the pain and loss that this year has brought us all. Those who are in person have struggled to connect deeper because of new sanitation practices and having to have all of their items ready[…]

Thrive

How can you cultivate a healthy life that you are not just growing but thriving? We were meant to thrive and part of that is creating a healthy culture that embodies the value of every person. Each and every person has the opportunity to grow and learn about themselves and others. At Dignity Revolution, we[…]

Habits

2020 has come to an end and has been a difficult year. It has stifled many opportunities and impacted lots of relationships. This year might have felt like a whirlwind, as things were changed and virtual and distance learning became the new norm. We want to make sure that teachers, staff, and students are taking[…]