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Transitions Require Resilience; Resilience Requires Transitions

With the publication of Resilience coming up in September 2018, I’m transitioning how I include quotations and pith wisdom in my weekly posts.  Quotes will still be included, abundantly, in the weekly Resources for Recovering Resilience and the monthly e-newsletters. And I’ll be offering more resources for recovering resilience in coming months. This week’s quotes honor […]

Making Responsible Choices

Making Responsible Choices

[Resilience requires choosing to respond this way or that way to whatever is challenging or distressing us.  May these quotes inspire and guide you in choosing to choose and in making responsible choices. Life’s real name is Choices. – Terri Guillemets The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live. – […]

Planting Seeds of Intentions

Planting Seeds of Intentions

[The theme of January 2018 posts is Intention – Choice – Responsibility.  May these quotes reinforce the value of choosing your intentions for the coming year.] Happiness is not something ready-made.  It comes from your own actions. – HH the Dalai Lama The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions [and […]

The Moment We Cease to Hold Each Other…

I’ve posted inspiring quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr. and other leaders of conscience many times in these weekly quotes. Right now there are many excellent films coming out about the struggles against racism and discrimination, and the poverty and violence they can lead to: Fences, Denzel Washington’s adaptation of August Wilson’s brilliant play about […]

What Exactly Is Creativity?

(The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley posted  Ten Habits of Highly Creative People.  It’s fabulous: succinct, clear, accurate, very reassuring and very platforming of resilience and well-being.  Take it to heart. And enjoy exploring your own creativity.) * * * * * * * * * * What exactly is creativity? So many […]

New Ways to Turn Kids On to Learning

I returned from learning so much about social-emotional-relational learning from other presenters at the Changing Brains, Changing Lives Symposium in Aspen, CO two weeks ago, and was immediately immersed in the Mill Valley Film Festival, seeing many, many films on my favorite movie genre: triumph over adversity on behalf of a noble cause. Among the […]

Weekly Quotes 2015

Creating Change

1-5-15 Weekly Quotes: This Year, Live Your Life Fully Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out. – Oliver Wendell Holmes Live your life and forget your age. – Norman Vincent Peale […]

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