August 30, 2018

Eye-Contact and social touches are fading away from use in society-things that distinguish us from beasts making us human.

A creature was spotted in France 200 years ago. It was captured, and they determined that it was an 11- year old boy who had run wild in the forests for most of his life. He was...

August 17, 2018

As you probably know, kids have short attention spans. Well, so do goldfish with an attention span of about 9 seconds.

Adults even struggle with their attentiveness, and a study from Microsoft found that, “since the year 2000 (or about when the mobile revolution began) the average attention span drop...

August 15, 2018

Keeping our Kids Safe

I’m not one to tell you that the world is any more dangerous than in years past. Some will use scare tactics as marketing tools for anything from safes to self-defense courses.

Statistically speaking, we are living in one of the safest periods of the last 50 years.

Violent Crime h...

August 8, 2018

Stephen Hawking was asked what the greatest human shortcoming was. He replied,

“The human failing I would most like to correct is aggression, it may have had survival advantage in caveman days, to get more food, territory or partner with whom to reproduce, but now it threatens to destroy us all.”

Hawk...

August 3, 2018

The sad face emoji is not an expression of empathy.

Having empathy means that you value someone’s current position in life. It is more than the click of the mouse.

We are more connected than ever. You may have 2,000 Facebook “friends” but they are more like acquaintances than people with whom we have...

July 30, 2018

Ability to make decisions and solve problems

Life requires balance. There are times when we must stand firm, rigid, and unyielding. When it comes to our values and guiding principles, these you can not budge on. Other times will allow for compromise.

Success relies on having a good understanding of th...

July 27, 2018

Forbes came out with The 10 Skills Employers Most Want In 20-Something Employees’

I’ve chosen 3 that directly relate to what we do within our organization where we add value each and every day. I will speak on #1 in this post.

1.) Ability to work in a team

2.) Ability to make decisions and solve probl...

July 24, 2018

Bullying is prevalent in many different forms. Protecting yourself from bullying is your everyday sort of self-defense,

There are 4 different types of bullying:

Relational

Cyber

Verbal

Physical

Each one is powerful in experience and involves either direct or indirect contact. No longer can a child go home...

July 21, 2018

The opposite of ‘TO GIVE POWER TO’ is TO TAKE POWER AWAY’ and there is plenty of that going on these days.

An Afflicted Childhood: There’s an APP for that!

Our youth face a world of challenges that were unbeknownst to us growing up. It’s not that we didn’t experience bullying and peer pressure. It’s j...

July 20, 2018

What does it mean to be Empowered? The word ‘Empower’ literally means ‘TO GIVE POWER TO’ and nothing quite matches the feeling of living an empowered life. It

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