Recently, my community experienced yet another tragic example of schoolyard bullying leading to suicide. A young girl at my son's middle school took her own life, following alleged repeated bullying by her classmates. As you can imagine, this tragic incident has brought bullying back to the spotlight. Hopefully, it means parents will have meaningful discussions... Continue Reading →
Patience is a virtue
Patience is a virtue. I've heard and used this phrase all my life without giving it much thought. Recently, however, it's been in the forefront of my mind as I recover from injury. (If you recall from a previous post, I was training for a marathon. I did complete that race - yay! - but... Continue Reading →
Finding Time for Creativity
A quick Google search turns up 82,500,00 results for the search, "finding time for creativity." That's a lot of opinions, which means there must be a lot of folks searching for zen! I tend to be most creative when I am removed from my daily stresses (in other words, rarely). Random creative thoughts hit me in... Continue Reading →
What We Have Here Is….
There I was, at the end of a long day, reading feedback from a recent survey I'd conducted. There it was, staring back at me from the computer screen. A very negative comment from someone I had recently met and really hit it off with...or so I thought. This person obviously did not feel likewise since... Continue Reading →