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Monthly Archives: August 2015
(#275) What Do You Carry In Your Backpack?
It’s one thing to know we need to shed the extra baggage but it is quite another thing to actually do it. Most often I do not have any idea what my next blog will address. There isn’t any grand … Continue reading
Posted in Balance, Choice, courage, growth, habits, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, resilience, self-regulatory behavior Tagged balance, courage, emotional baggage, physical baggage, resilience, well-being 3 Comments
(#274) Igniting Passion: Seven Superlative Student Stars
They spoke directly to the power of teaching and the importance of relationships in life. This past Thursday I had the honor to deliver the keynote address for the annual faculty convocation at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). The organizers … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Being REMARKABLE, Gratitude, Grit, Living a remarkable life, Making a Difference, Passion, Teaching, teaching and learning, tenacity Tagged challenge, gratitude, grit, learning, make a difference, odds, passion, relationships, struggle, teaching, teaching and learning, vision, vulnerability 1 Comment
(#273) You Got Mail!
Is email “so yesterday”? When email was just catching on, my first semester assignment asked my students to send me an email. Some teachers distribute index cards in class for their students to complete with information like nicknames, birthdays, career … Continue reading
(#272) Grit: What Keeps You Moving Toward Your Goals?
“If at first you don’t succeed try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point being a damn fool about it.” -W.C. Fields- Resilience. Passion. Tenacity. Grit. Well-being. Balance. Mindset. When these concepts are tossed around, they can apply to situations in … Continue reading
(#271) Comfort Zone
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” -Neale Donald Walsch- Meet Roxie, a 14-week old rescue puppy, who arrived in our lives a few days ago. And like our previous companion, Buddy, she immediately began teaching us. As … Continue reading
Posted in Grit, growth, inspiration, intentional growht, Life lessons, lifelong learning, Mindfulness, risk-taking, vulnerability Tagged comfort zone, grit, mindset, resilience, risk-taking, stress reducer, vulnerability 3 Comments