Teaching in the Age of Selfies

Teaching in the Age of Selfies

    Welcome to the Age of Selfies, where we are so self-absorbed, self-promotional, and self-conscious we’ve lost connection with others What can be done to counteract this disconnect? The answer lies in emotional intelligence to increase compassion and empathy. EQ in...
Feeling Stressed? It’s a Laughing Matter

Feeling Stressed? It’s a Laughing Matter

Stress is on the rise – especially after the recent election. Fortunately, a bit of emotional intelligence will help you dissolve stress the fun way: Humor! Here’s how to use emotional intelligence to fuel laughter to manage stress. When Was the Last Time You Laughed?...
More Kindness, Less Random

More Kindness, Less Random

In lieu of recent news, this message for kindness is especially necessary.  Let’s reach out and create more Random Acts of Kindness. Beautiful random acts of kindness are actually careful, often hard, choices that any of us can make. There’s no secret...
Surprise! You’re a Role Model

Surprise! You’re a Role Model

The stories of Krissie Jo and Gandhi remind me that others (children, parents, colleagues, friends, and family) are always watching.  Let me be the best me I can be. Each winter I start thinking about Christmas in my hometown: Inkom, Idaho. It’s just like in the...