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Category Archives: resilience
(Issue #634) Snow White and Her 8th Protege?
May you find peace in the new year and a distraction-free zone to catch your breath. ~~~~ (If Snow White brought on an 8th protégé, what would his or her name be? Read on for one possibility.) Hi. I’m Distracted. … Continue reading
Posted in focus, resilience Tagged awareness, focus, resilience Leave a comment
(Issue #615) Have You Run Out Of Songs?
Like my hunt for an agent, if I stop listening and creating,I doubt the muse will start typing the next manuscript for me. ~~~~~ Ever feel like your creativity well has gone dry? It could be creativity for dinner menus … Continue reading
Posted in perseverance, resilience Tagged assumptions, awareness, dreams, growth, motivation 3 Comments
(Issue #602) What is Your Story?
Establish who you are as a person; boundaries and all. ~~~~~ Speakers often rely on stories to drive a point home; to resonate and connect with the audience in front of them. Watch a presidential state of the union address … Continue reading
Posted in collective monolgues, listening, resilience, your story Tagged forgiveness 1 Comment
(Issue #592) Me or Us?
A functioning community provides a safe place for its members to explore, learn, fail, and grow. That requires the community members to make room for aspirations beyond their own (self-centered?) biases. ~~~~~ Energy practitioners believe the fifth energy chakra—the Throat … Continue reading
Posted in resilience Tagged assumptions, collaboration, community, dreams, leadership, motivation 1 Comment
(Issue #585) Sharing Wisdom Across The Ages
“Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”~attributed to Immanuel Kant~ Last week I left you with a question, “Do you think a twenty-something and a seventy-something share life lessons, questions, and advice?” I sent an email to friends and … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons, question skills, resilience 1 Comment
(Issue #582) When Strangers Become Friends and Friends Become Strangers
“A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.” ~attributed to Donna Roberts “I once had a best friend who is now a stranger.” ~Author Unknown We’ve heard it. We might have … Continue reading
Posted in Friendship, resilience Tagged assumptions, awareness, growth, resilience 3 Comments
(Issue #580) What if Teachers….
It comes down to seeing the person as someone in need of what you have to offer. And finding a respectful many in which to connect with that individual. After my most-recent experience with a repairman not returning phone calls, … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, Civility, Community, resilience, teaching and learning Tagged assumptions, collaboration 1 Comment
Community Bright Spots! Lifeguard Stations (Part 3)
NOTE: You can find more information about the purpose of this page here. For three weeks I have highlighted one lifeguard station from each of our beach communities. I already have shared links and photos about The Jacksonville Beach (FL) Volunteer Life … Continue reading
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Community Bright Spots! Neighborhood Schools
NOTE: You can find more information about the purpose of this page here. The public elementary schools pictured below have helped build a sense of community at our beaches. Note: Atlantic Beach Elementary (ABE) was built during the Great Depression … Continue reading
Posted in Community, Education, Life lessons, resilience 1 Comment