The Energy Bus: My Reflection

The Energy Bus is a must read for anyone who wants to experience a fulfilling, happy life. "Too blessed to be stressed" Your bus is going through life- open your eyes so you can see the beauty. Reflect more: enjoy more moments, more sunrises and sunsets, more moments of joy Take more risks and chances- … Continue reading The Energy Bus: My Reflection

Halfway Up

In the pursuit of our dreams and goals (sports, business, relationships, life), many of us think about our potential barriers and refer to our journey as climbing up a "mountain."  While it is important to set crazy awesome goals, it is also important to stop and refresh ourselves along the way. This photo of me was taken … Continue reading Halfway Up

Not Built in a Day

As we embark on new adventures or as we set out to reach new goals, it is important to remember that growth takes times. We must slowly replace an old habit with a new, healthier or more productive habit. And we must be kind to ourselves as we work towards our goals. It is important … Continue reading Not Built in a Day

Backward Design

Backward design is a scientific and creative process that encourages facilitators to focus on more than the educational or clinical outcomes. Backward design is a process by which to achieve deep and enduring understanding that can be transferred across contexts.1-4 Knowing the ultimate goal and considering the needs of the individuals allows facilitators to plan … Continue reading Backward Design

Book Review: Summerhill School

Neill, A.S. Summerhill School: A New View of Childhood. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1992. OBJECTIVE: A.S. Neill writes about Summerhill, the self-governing Free School he founded in 1921. Summerhill is a place where children are free to do as they please under compliance of the rules set by their own voting. Creativity and confidence … Continue reading Book Review: Summerhill School

Perspective

Let's take our thoughts a little different direction today. I want you to take a moment to think about the last time you had an argument with someone special to you. What was the tipping point that caused you to lose your cool and really got the conversation heading in the "wrong direction?" ______________________________________________ Now, … Continue reading Perspective

“I Need a New Diet”

No! You do not need a new diet, or any diet, unless you are training for something specific  or if your doctor called your nutrition plan a "diet." Personally, this word is horrendous and should not be used by anyone. If you are adjusting your "food plan" or nutritional intake for whatever reason, please refer … Continue reading “I Need a New Diet”