It’s holiday season again. Stress seems to be higher than normal, while care for people we love can sink to an all-time low. Even our children and grandchildren find themselves trapped in anxiety’s ankle chains over holiday gatherings, where tensions tend to dominate. As we hear words that diminish, we… Read more »
What if you learned one new insight about life or people from your father? Something unique that makes dad different… Imagine the fun of discovering a cool POINTS OF VIEW on a hot topic from your father, grandfather, or a man you admire and respect. Ready to roll with a… Read more »
Irish immigrants in the U.S. started the first St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City, and green likely became popular at that time due to its description as the Emerald Isle. Or the color may have come from green in the Irish flag or from stories about the shamrock… Read more »
No need to let past experiences rob you of the wonder and cheer in an upcoming holiday. In spite of your situation, mindfulness tosses delight back to you in shapes, sounds and textures of fun festivity! What if this holiday brings out the best in others and forgives missteps in… Read more »
Magical benefits spring from holiday themed lessons where students build mental skills based on their treasured traditions. Looking for a way to unleash your students’ hidden and unused talents while keeping holiday spirits bright? You may remember namungos as fictional characters – with real brain parts! But did you know … Read more »
Did the 2016 campaign leave you craving civility from all sides? Did you long to communicate – without demonizing or diminishing others who disagree? Civility starts with each of us – but it quickly extends to others. How so? My students enjoy the civility tasks central to all discourse in… Read more »
Simply start with newly discovered facts about the human brain, and you’ll soon ramp up fun and festivity for your holiday.
Open the personal gift of intrapersonal intelligence as your tool to tackle holiday challenges by giving and gaining far more. Offer presents like those below and find holiday miracles fit for a genius.
Have you seen stress flee when gifts come without expectations? Imagine freedom and sheer festivity flying out of every parcel under your tree. Relationships may have sunken from tone toxins since your last holiday celebration. Or perhaps gloom got highly contagious. But have you considered how gifts – can kill… Read more »
Ever notice how Thanksgiving and Christmas tend to bring out blues in some and blessings in others? Or how lonely people see vast spaces between themselves and others – even at festive holiday tables? First glances show people blessed with close family and friends feel blessed over holidays while those… Read more »