Have a Heart: Teaching and Cultivating Compassion

Have a Heart: Teaching and Cultivating Compassion When we show kindness, caring, and a willingness to help others, we are showing compassion. While often used interchangeable with sympathy being compassionate brings with it a desire to to assist someone else in a challenging situation rather than just feeling “pity”. We are all in need of compassion…

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Understanding And Building Resiliency

Understanding And Building Resiliency  Resiliency is the new “buzz’ word moving through many different fields and professionals from trauma and stress, to academic success to the workplace. But what is resiliency exactly and why is it important? Resiliency is defined as the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness, the ability of a substance or…

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The Importance of Family Connections

The Importance of Family Connections We all want to belong. Belonging is at the core of the human spirit. From birth we seek the connection to our parents, moving our heads and bodies for touch, sound and nurturing. Toddlers are looking for parents and other familiar persons for security as they venture out to explore…

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