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Let’s Re-Make the World

Let’s Re-Make the World

[Three poems for the new year; deep heartfelt hopes for re-birth, renewal, rejoicing] A Blessing for the New Year  by Kayleen Asbo As the hours of darkness begin to slowly wane from the winter sky, So too may the fearful places of your heart unclench their grasp on your life As the presence of light begins […]

Raising Resilience- Happy Families and Thriving Children

I know, we just looked at Mindful Parenting in a Messy World by Michelle Gale.  Here’s another spot-on and timely resource to help caring but overbusy parents foster healthy development and downright goodness in their children (and in themselves!). In Raising Resilience: The Wisdom and Science of Happy Families and Thriving Children, psychologist Chris Willard blends his own […]

Mindful Parenting in a Messy World

INTRO I’ve spent more than 20 years as a licensed marriage and family therapist helping scores of parents become better parents and hundreds of people recover from the less-than-optimal parenting they had received. What a delight to discover Mindful Parenting in a Messy World, Michelle Gale’s deftly delightful exploration of “living with presence and parenting […]

A Four-Week Plan to Reset Your Child’s Brain by Reversing the Effects of Electronic Screen Time

In the June 16, 2016 post on Reset Your Child’s Brain, I promised to devote the July 2016 newsletter to the 4-week program that psychiatrist Victoria Dunckley, M.D. has developed to reverse the impact of too much electronic screen time on the developing vulnerable brain in children and teenagers. Here’s a re-statement from that post […]

Weekly Quotes 2016

Courage Perserverance

1-4-16 Weekly Quotes: New Year’s Resolutions That Will Make You Happier (In a rare reversal (the resources posted on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve were actually more like quotes), this week’s quotes are actually a resource post from my colleague Christine Carter, posted through the Greater Good Science Center at U.C. Berkeley. Good wisdom, […]

Weekly Quotes 2014

1-6-14 Weekly Quotes: Reflections on Recovering from Busy-ness [A re-post from April 27, 2009; a way for me to recover from busy-ness] The tragedy with velocity as the answer to complexity is that, after awhile, you cannot see or comprehend anything that is not traveling at the same speed you are. And you actually start […]

Weekly Quotes 2013

1-1-13 Weekly Quotes: Prayer for a New Year Prayer for a New Year May you awaken to new beginnings With an openness of heart And a quickening of soul. May you step wholeheartedly into this new year, To appreciate its abundant sweetness and To embrace in faith its certain sadness. May you re-awaken hopes and […]

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