Mental health and wellness is an area of focus many are uncomfortable discussing, but this is changing. More services, discussions, and support appear, but more is needed as the needs increase. Suicide is a leading cause of death for people 10-34. From April 2020 through April 2021, over 100,000 people died from drug overdoses. An … Continue reading Lifeline, there is hope
Tag: Mental Health
Do not neglect to gather. Hebrews 10:25 During the pandemic, we were asked to shelter in place to protect ourselves and others during the time Covid-19 was hitting our communities. We developed different ways to work, educate and communicate using technology. However, we missed the face-to-face social interaction and human contact we all need. We … Continue reading Gather together
Heartstrings and swings!
“School shooting in Texas” is four words to stop you, frozen at the moment, and your heartstrings are pulled. The number of injuries, loss of life, the individual or individuals involved in the shooting makes no difference. It is the four words no mother, father, grandparent, or educator wants to hear ever. Then the media … Continue reading Heartstrings and swings!
Silence and Stillness in the day
Take a few minutes to let go.......... Take a stroll........ Lift your eyes up......hope it is real.
How are you?
Do you ask this question to others? “Hi Jane, How are you today?” It is a simple question as part of our greeting and not an in-depth question many may need to answer. As schools returned to face to face, businesses are trying to maintain without workers due to no applicants, and companies are trying … Continue reading How are you?
What to do? According to data?
In every organization, data-driven decision-making was and is a phrase repeated often. Sitting around a big conference table, I can recall talking about the stacks and stacks of data collected by an individual for us to utilize. However, we all looked at each other with a huh what. Data-rich and information poor, why are we … Continue reading What to do? According to data?
This is for you! #Bethesolutiondaily
Finding Facts, Adding Value to what you need as you read! Books always surround me! They are everywhere! I have highlighted, tagged and read some of my books so much they are falling apart! My signed copy of Teaching with Poverty in Mind by Eric Jensen has pages falling out. I consult often with others … Continue reading This is for you! #Bethesolutiondaily
Will you be my friend? Finding Friends on Friday
“Childhood lies at the very heart of who we are and who we become.” Fred Rogers Mister Rogers was not afraid to talk about difficult social issues, tackle them head on and make it a priority to support children in the best way he knew how! He talked about divorce, assassination, death, racial issues and … Continue reading Will you be my friend? Finding Friends on Friday