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(7) When Seniors Lack Adventure …

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For Helen Keller, “ Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing at all.”  And it’s no surprise that Keller’s adventures tended to occur mostly outside in nature. When we think of seniors we know however,  do we think of risk, adventure and nature’s wonderland? Not so much,… Read more »

What is Happiness and Where is it Found?

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Happiness is a majestic force that lifts us beyond what we feel life should look like at any moment. It sets a magnificent mental and emotional stage to celebrate life fully as it exists in every current moment. Aristotle said, Happiness depends on ourselves.” What say you? With depression and… Read more »

Our Grace Mindset Awakens Loving Kindness, Healing and Hope

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Imagine today giving our dreams wings to fly! Consider prioritizing play on a busy day! Feature the delight of extraordinary value and worth that disregards our past failures! Awaken loving kindness, healing and hope! Below are two pages from my upcoming book in progress to remind us to play today…. Read more »

Nativity Game to ReMap Christmas

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Have you ever imagined yourself in a real and living role during that first Christmas? Have you wondered what Mary saw the day of her son’s birth? How did Joseph feel? Why did one star shine brightest? What were the shepherds saying to one another at that mind-bending event? What… Read more »

Namu Tips to a Brainy Day!

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What if we could make a deliberate choice to encourage or discourage an ideal day? Could we expect a revolutionary brain fact to change how we tackle problems or propose solutions? Below are doable tips rooted in new brain discoveries and communicated in language we all speak. Namu – speaks… Read more »

Build Playful Paths into Imagination

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Not only is play the exultation of the possible, as Martin Buber claimed, but it’s our brain’s preferred way of learning. Luckily, the human brain comes equipped with a playful enthusiasm for life. In fact, George Bernard Shaw said, “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old… Read more »

Laugh Before You Skate!

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Laughter restarts parts of the brain that tend to skate off to sleep in the stress or busyness of life. Speaking of skating, my darling daughter invited me to Cora’s for a delicious lunch and then on to the Millennial Place skating rink with her, Hendrik and Frankie. Stories emerged… Read more »

Build Your Valentine IQ in a Caring Community

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Looking for a way to amp up kindness, build skills for inclusion  and celebrate kids love for Valentine Day? Since the opposite of exclude is include – and the best place to learn is a caring community – then Valentine’s Day’s the perfect event to include teens in fun activities… Read more »

Fun Fuels Grace and Stokes Curiosity

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Grace is a bit like castles in the sky when we build, dream, and play as children do daily. Childlike play flings open gates into grace so that simple belief becomes love’s warmth, as it did in the fort we constructed to transform Nana’s living room for the day. Yesterday… Read more »

Looking for Your Halloween Muse?

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What if you were to build creative writing tasks around your fun Halloween plans? Teachers and teens love to find Halloween ready-to-roll materials that young writers breakthrough ideas, wrapped in holiday fun. Below are cool writing prompts to get you started. See a brief Halloween writing task video here. Choose… Read more »