As we begin each day and go through our daily routines, how often do you say and hear, “thank you?” I can think of countless times I listen to it and say it, but do we all know why? I am sure I have not said thank you nearly as often as I should have, … Continue reading Gratitude- Taking time to understand
My blog post on October 27, 2022, began with students saying. Embedded within the post was an article with data collected from middle and high school students. The data in the paper presented the biggest barriers to student learning, according to a new report released by YouthTruth, a nonprofit that surveys K-12 students and families … Continue reading Today I will say….
Less than half of middle and high school students say they have an adult at their school they can talk to when they feel upset. Students are facing depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues that are holding them back. However, it is not having that needed support like counselors, school social workers, and psychologists … Continue reading Students Say……
I don’t know about you, but I can have some crazy talks with myself! I can talk myself into, and out of some situations I never thought I would be in my life. Negative self-talk can be very harmful! During our last vacation with my brother-in-law and sister-in-law, my husband and brother-in-law thought it was … Continue reading Tuesday Talk! Self-Talk
In a social media and digital world, we become desensitized to the illusion of being connected and rate ourselves high in our communication abilities. However, this can be deceiving. The quantity of the amount of our reach to accounts is not equal to connecting with individuals. Digital communication has improved our abilities to maintain better … Continue reading Connecting and Communicating
For the last decade of work, I had a longer commute to work. I could use this time to prepare my mind for the day ahead, looking through the windshield at all the possibilities. As my day completed, I could look back through the rearview mirror, leaving behind issues I could handle tomorrow as I … Continue reading Windshield, Rearview, Handheld-Which do you use?
Today in my blog post, I posed the question of who you are. I wanted those who vied the post to share an I am statement. I am a caring learner. I am physically fit. I am spiritual. I shared in my weekly post that I would begin a “Stamping to Connect” project with my … Continue reading Understanding Self-Asking Questions
It is Fall, and before we know it, winter will be here! Time goes by quickly, and 2023 will be here before we know it. Many will think about what goal or goals they will set for 2023. Trying to keep all of those goals we set is impossible it seems. One of the most … Continue reading I am….
Each morning I rise wondering what will be the surprise? No day will pass by without a moment not planned or scheduled to catch you off guard, shake you with its news, or stop you in your tracks. Not all days will be filled with faith-shaken scary times but can be moments filled with laughter, … Continue reading Through the storms
Hanging our head down tells everyone we are_____________? Looking up tells everyone we are_____________? Our body language can often send messages to others we do not mean to send. If we think about what we want to tell the world, we may want to think about how we go out to greet it. I have … Continue reading Solution Daily Quote: Feeling Down?