Children at the Heart of Things

If children live with criticism, they learn to condemn.

If children live with fear, they learn to be apprehensive.

If children live with shame, they learn to feel guilty.

If children live with tolerance, they learn patience.

If children live with acceptance, they learn to love.

If children live with kindness and consideration, they learn respect.

With what is your child living?

Excerpted from Dorothy Law Nolte’s poem “Children Learn What They Live”

Power Dynamics of Bullying with Brenda Morrison

Bullying is a growing concern. Children face incredible challenges at school, in the playground, in the community. How can we help children respond to these challenges in a compassionate way?

Elevator Challenge

"As an experiment, use your next elevator ride (or two, or three) as a chance to start a conversation.

Test Survey

Dennis, this is a test survey. 

Perseverance is a choice. It's not a simple, one-time choice. It's a daily one. There's never a final decision. 
- Margaret Wheatley
Helping people to connect with their personal creative capacities is the surest way to release the best they have to offer. 
- Sir Ken Robinson
Living Compassion Inside and Out 
- 2011 Spring Speakers Series
If we start seeing compassion and creativity as forms of brain hygiene, perhaps we can introduce a practice of brushing your brain every day, just like our teeth. 
- Dr. Daniel Siegel