Uncertainty is a gift – one which we’ve each been blessed with. It helps keep us on track by continuously […]Read more
Listening for the Clues
What is connection? What does it mean to truly sit with somebody’s heart, holding and caring for it with such […]Read more
How I got it back
Have you ever lost something that was very dear to you? Like a flower blooming, our smile opens our hearts […]Read more
Breaking the Stigma on Teen Mental Health – A Teacher Speaks Out (Tammy Ozolins)
Tammy Ozolins is an extraordinary teacher. She returns to tell us of how teachers face an uphill battle in the field, boots on the ground, in the daunting challenge of helping teens who suffer with mental illness. She chooses to highlight the importance of being a friend to a student rather than a disciplinarian. In one instance, this technique resulted in a 6th grade student confiding to her years later, that her support drove him to not only graduate, but to join the marine corps with pride in who he was and what he became.
Living Resilience With Gratitude (Solo)
As 2020 comes to a close, we continue discussing our ability to harness the power of resilience that can be accomplished when focusing with gratitude. It is crucial to learn how to shield ourselves and create boundaries from things that are harmful to us and to become aware of our triggers. We learn to say “no” things that will hurt us and give ourselves permission to ask, “Is what I’m going to do going to help me in my recovery, or is it going to set me back”.
Educating Your Children at Home During a Crisis (Elisheva Liss)
Our daily lives have been drastically interrupted due to the pandemic that we are facing. If you are like our family, you are trying to balance your personal work schedule, several school agendas for each of your children, as well as caring for the immediate needs and mental health of your family.
Identifying and Finding Gratitude for Support (Attitude of Gratitude)
This past week has been especially difficult. We have been navigating a hectic schedule coming out of Passover and adjusting to life at home during Covid-19. In today’s episode I am going to share with you about a powerful moment where it was brought to my attention about something special I could be grateful for.
Amping Up Gratitude (Attitude of Gratitude)
Why am I talking about gratitude? Why is my tone so upbeat? When there is so much uncertainty in the world, when so many people are afraid, I truly believe this is when gratitude is most important and key to shifting our mindset during all the uncertainty.
GRATITUDE During the Coronavirus Crisis (Attitude of Gratitude)
In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, I wanted to come to you today and talk about the role of gratitude during this stressful time. Like you, I am balancing work, children, being home, and navigating my own mental health while the world is in a panic. I wanted to share with you how gratitude is helping me get through this difficult time.
Balancing Life and Mental Health (Jennifer Reed)
If you are trying to balance being a mom, a wife, working, and trying to have somewhat of a social life, it can be overwhelming. It may even be tempting to look at someone else’s life and wonder how they are balancing it all so well.