Monthly Archives: April 2013

Been taking a break…

Wow. I knew I was taking a break, but I didn’t know it had been this long. The recent publicity around the book kinda wore me out… and I still teach full time… I’ve had to put my attention back on my students! Just had my birthday, too. It is a real blast having a … Continued

What I’m passionate about…

In filling out the TEDx talk application, I was asked what I am passionate about… in 500 characters or less.  This is what I came up with: I am passionate about cultivating the emotional intelligence of young people.  Children need to know the stages of grief they’ll go through after loss, so when in shock, anger, … Continued

Two Voices… Two Choices…

I really believe…for every single situation that happens in life, we have two voices and two choices.  There is a negative way to look at it and a positive way.  It is a choice.  Every single minute of the day, that choice is there.  I ha…ve found the best way to make that choice is … Continued