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Be The Joy You Wish To See!

Maybe it’s time to reflect on our mental and emotional states and make a quantum leap in improving our self-management. This in turn will help us expand our expression and experience of love. We can more easily manage our minds and our emotions by changing the stories we tell ourselves. When we expand our stories to […]

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The Joy Juice Factor

About 30 years ago I studied the work of  Dr Irving Oyle. Dr. Oyle was an MD. He was one of the first physicians who parted company with the medical professions’ belief that illness was purely a physical phenomena. Long before it had become a popular concept, Dr. Oyle spoke of the mind-body connection. He […]

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Make Your Day

People ask me, “How do you make sure you have a great day – every day?” I had to stop and think for a moment. “How do I make my day great every day?” And then I realized that I have a daily ritual. And it starts the moment I get out of bed. I begin my day […]

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If IQ Wasn’t the Determining Factor

Here is the question for today – If IQ is the determining factor to success as governments around the world keep telling us with their standardised tests, then why are the senior corporate ranks around the world dominated by men? Study after study of education systems show us that girls perform better than boys.  The […]

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Transforming Education

Tom Peters wrote a post that led to an article in the New York Times on making college more relevant.  The article details 10 new degrees that are being offered at University level, none of which existed three or even two years ago. Some of these new degrees were: Learning to Listen – Narrative medicine […]

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IQ, EQ, SQ: What is it?

Schools all over the world measure IQ. They have forever, and they probably always will. As a teacher I did. But in my classroom I always struggled with IQ as being the determining factor of educational outcomes. Human beings are more than IQ. Success, satisfaction and happiness is not purely a function of intellect. A […]

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Emotional and Social Literacy in the Schools!

I just completed a 2 day school course at Farrington High School. It focused on balancing intellectual strengths with emotional and social literacy. The course was called “Life Without Limits – You Make a Difference” and the results were over the top! In an activity called ‘The Grid’ students confronted boredom, frustration, and exasperation as […]

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Self Reflection for the Week

If you could share your life passion in 9 words what would it be? Then go to http://www.wordle.net/ and turn it into magic. Take a screen photo of it so that you can save it. Put it on your screen as a screen saver to remind you of the heart and soul of you! PS: […]

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