From Victim to Victory

“How many of you are blamers? How many of you, when something goes wrong, the first thing you want to know is who’s fault it is?” Dr. Brene Brown In this short video, narrated by Dr. Brene Brown, New York Times bestselling author and research professor, we learn how blame sabotages relationships—both with others and…

Choose Happiness

In this two-minute video by YoursWisely, we’re reminded that chasing happiness won’t bring happiness, as this perspective frames it as something not yet present and requires more of “something else” before it can happen. From this mindset, happiness stays trapped in the future, unavailable in the here and now. Chasing happiness keeps it at a…

Think About

In this five-minute video, Dr. Bruce Lipton explains how biological responses are influenced by thoughts: cells respond to signals (chemicals in our bloodstream) triggered by the nervous system’s perception of the environment. This is how our perception of the outer environment impacts the chemistry of our inner environment. If we perceive a threat, our biology…

Ida Keeling

In this short and inspiring video, Ida Keeling, the national champion of the 60-meter dash of the 95-99 age group, imparts some wonderful wisdom. Life presents us with challenges—some are harder than others. So the question is: How do we respond?” Are we reactive or have we learned how to activate our conscious problem-solving mind…

Outside or Inside?

I like going outside the lines, because for me creativity, innovation, and magic happen outside the lines. On the other hand, some people prefer staying inside the lines because it helps them to calm and center their system. We all have an innate tolerance for chaos (unpredictability) and imposed external order (predictability) though the proportions…

Mastery

If a learning situation doesn’t stimulate curiosity, awe, wonder and discovery, learning can become boring and difficult. Unfortunately, many schools, because of large classroom sizes, lack of funds and a focus on testing no longer ignite the innate desire to learn. This unfortunate situation is a breeding ground for failure. Learning is needs to be…