https://youtu.be/anzKRbQYZ6I Grief is a freight train Oh what's a little pain When you've got so much to love Forever is a slow dream Oh, what a vivid thing When you've got so much to lose Hope is a fast car Only takes you so far Oh you've got a lot to learn Close your eyes… Continue reading Freight Train – Sara Jackson-Holman
Over the past 12 or so years of my life, I've noticed a trend: when I follow my gut and take a chance by stepping forward -- particularly when I'm unclear on my destination -- I meet someone (or more than one someone) who is willing to guide me in the right direction. By "right… Continue reading Wherein I Express My Gratitude & Share Some Wisdom
Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy Check out the article for the science of it all, or read the brief summary here. Here’s what brain research says will make you happy: Ask “What am I grateful for?” No answers? Doesn’t matter. Just searching helps. Label those negative emotions.Give it a name and your brain… Continue reading Article: Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy
I'm still in the process of defining the purpose of this site, so last night I decided to make a list of my interests. It looked something like this: child development, creative process, dis/connection, intuitive knowing, expressive arts, expressive arts therapy, drama therapy, acting, singing, dancing, emotional regulation, life-as-process, creation (as related to art), neuroscience,… Continue reading Definition (or lack thereof)
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https://www.edutopia.org/article/negativity-jammers-todd-finley How many times have you been thrown off your game by a student’s random emotional outburst? Many of my high school students acted impulsively in class, sometimes violently. And my response was equally impulsive—I tried to suppress their feelings, which, I should mention right away, never works. Unfortunately, when we direct kids to leave… Continue reading Negativity Jammers: Ten techniques that help students control their emotions
Rhyme & reason.