Here is one of my core beliefs: to improve parenting, learning, and taking care of yourself, make sure you go outside each day. Let nature nurture. Fresh air, sunshine, feet and hands in the dirt help cure a lot of what ails us. Need help with stress? Sleep? Moods? Take a walk. “In … Read more Don’t Forget to Go Outside!
Do you practice reflection? Reflection is looking clearly and honestly at oneself to take responsibility for your actions, words, thoughts deeds, or undeeds. Reflection is a critical component of learning and personal growth for parents, teachers, leaders and self-directed learners. It helps you learn and practice metacognitive skills. Reflection requires you to pay attention, to … Read more 10 Questions to Practice Reflection: Key to Success in Learning and Life
Sometimes you just have to keep going. One foot in front of the other. Carefully. Even when you are not sure exactly where it will lead. What’s your next step?
Today I was thinking about my wonderful friends and how they often also serve as mentors, or help me make an important connection that comes just when I need it. But what if you went out seeking those types of connections or mentors? And spent time meeting with them and reflecting on what you learned? … Read more Making Connections: Book Review 52 Cups of Coffee
Here is a little verse written back in 2011 to help you if you are wondering about what educational opportunities you might pursue after high school. The time is now here To face your great fear What should you do About college this year? Public or Private, Community or Ivy? Which major? Which field? … Read more August Angst, UnCollege Version