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"For women who are humble enough to seek wisdom yet sensible enough to impart it."



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Owning Our Stories

Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:11:48 +0000

For years, I’ve run from my story. A story filled with rejection and shame. A story fraught with self-inflicted wounds. For years, I’ve hidden from people, afraid that if people discovered who I really was that they would reject me....

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Teaching Our Children to be Resilient

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:34:14 +0000

As a teacher at an independent school, I see so often how kids will do almost anything for great grades. They sometimes make great sacrifices, sometimes even sacrificing their health, to ensure they can earn that grade that they perceive...

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How to Take Control of Your Fears

Tue, 02 Jul 2013 21:42:59 +0000

What is fear? An unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat Often, fear tells us there is something wrong that needs to be addressed or corrected.  For example,...

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How Can Being More Selfish be the Key to a Successful Relationship?

Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:53:07 +0000

“‘Making small sacrifices for your partner when you don’t feel like it could be damaging to your relationship,’ according to social scientists from the University of Arizona.” via Being MORE selfish is the key to a successful relationship claims research...

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Do You Have a “Microwave Mentality” Toward Change?

Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:21:33 +0000

I had a craving for some popcorn today.  So I popped some. If we’re popcorn eaters, it is probably fair to say that many of us would purchase microwave instead of regular popcorn.  Why?  The microwave variety is more convenient and takes less time...

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The Power of Practicing Empathy

Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:00:00 +0000

We pass them in the grocery store.  We breeze by them in the office.  We ride with them on elevators.  Yet, we have no idea what the person standing next to us is really going through, what trauma they may...

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How to Hold On to Hope

Tue, 28 May 2013 12:00:31 +0000

Haven’t we all felt this way at some points in our lives? “I’m so fed up!  I don’t know what to do!  I’m so overwhelmed!  I can’t take this anymore!” Your on-the-rocks marriage.  Your disrespectful children.  Your overbearing boss.  Your...

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Commencement – Beginning Anew

Sat, 25 May 2013 13:00:33 +0000

‘Tis the season of commencement. A time when graduates close one chapter of their lives to begin the next. I started this blog in 2006. I blogged consistently for awhile, then hit a few snags. As is often the case,...

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A Pep Talk from Kid President

Sun, 03 Feb 2013 16:20:59 +0000

My students just knew I’d love this video and insisted on showing it to me. They were right… I LOVED it! I’ve never seen this kid, but I’ll be watching more of his “pep talks.” In addition to him being...

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Wisdom from a Girls’ Bathroom Stall

Sun, 20 Jan 2013 16:19:14 +0000

When you think about the words that you’ve seen in some girls’ bathroom stalls, what do you normally think about?  Words that typically come to my mind are vulgarity, nastiness, foolishness, offensive… lots of these types of adjectives come to...

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