World Kindness Day!

Today is World Kindness Day!! If people treat you rudely, it is on them. If you treat people rudely, it is on you. Often we find ourselves excusing it in the sense that they started or instigated the rudeness. How quickly we turn back the clock in both age and maturity when we feel wronged.[…]

Beginning Your Day Right

How do you wake up?    Do you read your news app? Listen to music while drinking coffee? Check social media?When it comes to your daily routine, order  matters. What do you do first each day?    What if you started your day by giving encouragement to yourself or other? It’s meaningful to encourage someone[…]

Starting Another Year Off

For those of us who work in schools (teachers, school therapists, counselors, paras), many of us started back up with a new school year. Although we love what we do, anxiety creeps in, knowing the roller coaster will start soon. We get to work each morning and it’s ‘go’ time….needing to be prepped for those[…]

Ways to Stand Up for Yourself

Ways to Stand Up for Yourself Are you facing individuals that are exhibiting bullying behaviors either in person or online? You do NOT need to put up with it. Here are three ways to respond: 1. Stand up for yourself—literally. Individuals who are exhibiting these behaviors feed off of people’s fear. The key is to[…]

Love the Skin You’re In

Love the Skin You’re In Take a look in the mirror. What do you see? If your first thought is to pick out a list of qualities you don’t like about yourself, maybe it’s time for a new perspective. Every person is beautiful (or handsome) in his or her own way. Media tries to tell[…]