Zombie Slaves

Are you running your life or are you spending so much time with the “screens” in your life you have lost touch with the “screen” of your inner voice? I have found there is a direct correlation between my spending too much time focusing on external screens and my inability to maintain my center. To…

How I Get Creative

Are your comfortable or uncomfortable with your creativity? What ignites your creativity and what stifles it? Where are you the most comfortable being creative? At home? At work? In the kitchen? In the garden? Do you like creating with others? Or do you prefer creating by yourself? I think everyone is creative. I also feel…

Have More Fun!

Deadlines! Rules on how to do it! Grades! How can you be creative when someone is breathing down your neck? If a learning situation doesn’t stimulate curiosity, awe, wonder, and discovery, learning can become boring and difficult. Unfortunately, in many schools, because of large classroom sizes, lack of funds, and a focus on testing, they…

Outside the Box

Do you look for ingenious ways to solve your problems? Or do you fall in the trap of thinking you always have to do something the same way every time? Trying something new or exploring a different approach are wonderful ways of activating your conscious mind. Why is this important? When you are in your…

Submission

Is school igniting a love of learning in your child or turning them off to it? Is school helping your child discover his or her unique learning style and how to maximize performance, or diminishing your child’s sense of value and self? In the book, Neurodiversity: Discovering the Extraordinary Gifts of Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and…

Listen

My mother used to say, “You need to learn how to listen!” It took me many years to understand the wisdom behind her words. Simple drawing techniques similar to the ICWIB art activities helped me learn to focus my mind, and still my heart so I could listen and hear the kind and gentle voice…