5 Life Changing Lessons From Pixar’s Inside Out

5 Life Changing Lessons From Pixar’s Inside Out

Pixar’s new movie, Inside out has broken box office records. That is huge, but it’s also a really big deal. The movie’s success throws emotions firmly in the spotlight. Why is that important? Because exploring how emotions work is not a typical topic of conversation,...
Drug of Emotions

Drug of Emotions

We are all drug addicts, to some degree. Emotions are like drugs. They change the chemistry in our brains and in our bodies. Changing that chemistry can become an addiction. Little wonder there are thriving industries that feed on that addiction. Consider movies,...
Building a Foundation for a Better Future

Building a Foundation for a Better Future

Over the past year, I have been involved in the rebuilding of a house. You see, it’s 100 years old, and it needed work. A lot of work. The foundation had been sinking far too long. We knew it needed attention, but didn’t know what to do. So, we tried to...
Educating for the Future

Educating for the Future

A recent article in The Economic Times suggests as many as 50% of today’s jobs will not exist in the year 2025. Are you prepared? Are you preparing your child for the world of today or the radically changing world of tomorrow? In the future, Social, Emotional...
Chairs as a Torture Device

Chairs as a Torture Device

I couldn’t begin to count the times I have seen a child fighting with a chair. In classrooms, in restaurants, in the movie theatre.  Children flip out of seats as if they possess a reversed gravitational field. For many children, chairs are a torture device.  I...