This is an excellent article by Kerry MacDonald, who has been traveling around the country this year learning about microschools and other alternatives to the conventional classroom. In a World Full of Robots, Humans Wanted | Cato Institute “So we got progress reports home saying she can only count to 100, but she should be
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You have to control your focus to feel good. In fact, it is the only thing you do have control of. You can’t control others or at-the-moment situations you find yourself in, but you can control what you think about and what you give your attention to…
You are worthy, and your perspective is valid. You have a unique point of view, and it matters. You matter whether anyone else recognizes that at any moment or not. Do not be dependent on other people’s opinions of you for your own happiness!
The first episode of the Wiser than Me podcast by Julia Louis-Dreyfus hooked me. Julia is featuring conversations with old ladies and what we can learn from them. The podcast is very well done. I’m looking forward to hearing more.
There are several good insights in this month’s edition of the Next newsletter by Jeff Selingo. It’s always a very thoughtful read with good insights into the trends in the higher education system in the United States. This month he is focusing on the intersection between college education and the workforce during this time when
I’ve written about this course before and wanted to spread the word that another class is getting ready to begin. Midnight tonight is the deadline actually. It is offered twice a year. September is the main time per year that I purchase clothes for myself and my family. It works great for us since we
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. How does lighthearted feel? Does it feel like everything will work out? Does it feel fun? Can you spend more time feeling lighthearted? It has the power to change your life if you can. Life doesn’t have to be so serious. Life can be filled
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. It is lovely to create together but remember, timing is everything. The more you are in the flow, the more those around you will find themselves there too, even unintentionally. Do not go into standstill mode as others to catch up. Instead, redirect your focus.
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. When you are ready to get serious about understanding your own intuition, think in terms of metaphors all the time. Establish the dialog. Remember, though, that sometimes burnt biscuits are just burnt biscuits. When you realize that, let it remind you to laugh. Because most
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. Ignoring complaining, nagging, and sob stories can be considered an act of love. Self-love because you release yourself from a focus on negativity. Love for others because they may focus less intently on negativity if no one is listening or connecting with them in their
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts follows. Your intuition can be like your big buddy hanging out with you all the time. Really, you’re never alone. Your own always present, patient, and calm mentor who wants only the best for you is there for you all the time in the form
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts follows. In relationships, learn to give very little or no attention to what you don’t want to see more of. Doing this may seem counter-intuitive because bringing attention to what we don’t like and starting a discussion about what others should do differently is a
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts follows. I don’t know why I waited so long to celebrate life: life’s adventures, life’s events, life’s connections, life’s relationships, life’s fun. The now is what matters most. Now I enjoy. Now I learn. Now I love. Now I heal. Now I live. Now I
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts follows. Life is about wanting and growing. You will be better tomorrow than you are today if you can go with the flow of that. It is good to want. It is good to allow. It pulls life through you. You want more and that