silence.

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My friend text’d me last Friday night to tell me that Thich Nhat Hanh had died. I thought he died a year ago. I saw later that he was 95. I am certain he is very much ‘alive’.
The retreat I mention in this post was a silent, vegan Buddhist retreat that I thought was a five day workshop for educators on Mindfulness.

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goodness.

I have a brand for my brand: Be A Good Person. A year ago, the Be A Good Person brand was asking for responses as to what it meant to β€˜be a good person’. My response?  Be a goodness person.  The 2022 blog year is spotlighting content taken from 2021 Instagram Videos. Today’s post is…

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preface.

Last night, the nugget crumbs led me to a NY Times article dated 9.11.2020 by Richard Sandomir. I learned that one of my favorite influences, Ken Robinson, died in August of 2020. It surprised me. The article included this quote from his daughter: He’d tell teachers that they are the system, and that if you…

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✌️✌️

I’m a hack. I know I’m a hack. I create. I definitely create. I love to create. But I hack my way to a desired outcome. I use multiple tools and resources available to get to an end. I love what I post when I post it. Sometimes (often times) I watch or see something I posted and I don’t like it. I let it go. I’m on to the next thing.

life?

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plan.

A behavior plan in a school setting begins with Setting Events. What are the setting events, the self-care or daily practices, that when in place, the chances of you getting ahead of your own problematic behavior (see October and November posts) is highest. Imagine day. Integrate yourself into the imagined sensations of the day you desire to experience. This experience is cellular. You are aligning with the source of wellbeing. It feels good.

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chip.

The familiar pattern can still show up, but it feels far away. There is space. I notice it. I even engage with it. It doesn’t consume me like it used to. I am in charge even when I allow the pattern to play. I am super curious about patterns of behavior so I watch it. I learn from it. I also talk to myself the same way an adoring adult would talk to a beloved child or pet. I know it will exhaust itself, and I will grow in away that continues to sustain a healthy sense of wellbeing.

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