Intellectual curiosity leads to a deeper understanding of concepts that, when acted upon, has the potential to revolutionize the way in which we live. Continue reading What is Intellectual Curiosity?
When you have purpose, you are driven to make an impact in someone else’s life, in your community, or in the world. Purpose can not be achieved independently; others must get involved to see it through. Continue reading What is a Purpose-Driven Attitude?
This achievable skill is acquired by using what you observe, experience, and learn to form conclusions that align with the way you view the world. Continue reading What is Critical Thinking?
It’s our new reality that “real” is hard to come by. Fake news, edited photos…a smile to cover up a cry for help. But there is hope. People are still longing to connect: to see and feel a sense of belonging; to know they are not the only one going through whatever it is that angsts them. The problem is, so many of us just … Continue reading Put Yourself Out There
Yes, your words matter, but what else are you unintentionally saying to others? Your posture, facial expression, gestures, eye contact, tone of voice, even clothing choice…all of these nonverbal cues are giving away more than you may realize. Through observation, the people around you can tell how much you care about what they are saying, if you’re being truthful, your mood, and more. Being conscious … Continue reading Stand Tall or Lean Into It
We put so much of ourselves into the kids we care about that their development into who we think they should be can seem like a personal accomplishment or failure. But how much control do you really have over their decisions, actions, and choices? Continue reading Internalizing the Success and Failure of Our Kids