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IT’S OK: A stranger is a friend we haven’t yet met

IT’S OK: A stranger is a friend we haven’t yet met

“She’s suffering from depression,” my mother tells me carefully. We’re sitting across from each other and she’s brewing...
April 27, 2016 × 0 comments

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THE POWER OF QUESTIONS: 8 great queries you can use as tools of transformation

THE POWER OF QUESTIONS: 8 great queries you can use as tools of transformation

Yesterday we went out with friends that we haven’t seen for a long time. The night before, I was wondering about all the...
April 3, 2016 × 0 comments

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WELL THIS IS AWKWARD: How to deal with racist relatives

WELL THIS IS AWKWARD: How to deal with racist relatives

It’s game time for people who care about social justice issues. For most of the year we can work on being better activists and...
December 6, 2015 × 1 comment

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BEAUTIFUL CONVERSATIONS: 5 ways to communicate and connect better

BEAUTIFUL CONVERSATIONS: 5 ways to communicate and connect better

If you were a rock, improving your ability to communicate would not be in your list of priorities. However, as a human being in...
November 4, 2015 × 1 comment

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4 Reasons Why Our Words Don’t Convey the Message We Intend

4 Reasons Why Our Words Don’t Convey the Message We Intend

In the last couple of weeks I participated in several communication training seminars. As a trainer I have a huge responsibility...
October 5, 2015 × 0 comments

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PRISON PHONE CALLS: When capitalism incapacitates its most precious capital–people

PRISON PHONE CALLS: When capitalism incapacitates its most precious capital–people

She has slept away her first five days here, awakening only to fret, face swallowed up in full furrowed brows, swollen eyes and...
September 29, 2015 × 6 comments

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5 Tips on How to Get Your Child Excited About School

5 Tips on How to Get Your Child Excited About School

Is your child dreading going back to school? Can’t think of a way to get them motivated? As a person who has experience with...
August 24, 2015 × 0 comments

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RESONANCE: When we tune in to nature and other human beings, we create an energy field of understanding and empathy

RESONANCE: When we tune in to nature and other human beings, we create an energy field of understanding and empathy

I love the word resonance. Resonance comes from the Latin verb “resonare,” meaning to “return to sound.” It...
August 3, 2015 × 1 comment

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PAGES OF OUR CHILDHOOD: What children’s stories can teach us as adults

PAGES OF OUR CHILDHOOD: What children’s stories can teach us as adults

There are so many stories and books in the world today, but which do we pay attention to most? The classics, like Charles Dickens;...
July 25, 2015 × 0 comments