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The Pen Lesson

By Marc Gilson

It’s a rainy, windy morning in 1987. The semi-exposed concrete corridors of the community college echo with the strains of 50′s jazz – some red-eyed, break-of-dawn Miles Davis – through speakers somewhere above my head. 2,347 more words

Essay

5 Tips to Become a Better Listener

On the road to conflict resolution, listening is the superhighway. In my book, Kiss Your Fights Good-bye I share my proven conflict-resolution method that interrupts the cycle of fighting for the majority of couples. 1,609 more words

Stuck... without a smile!

How often do you think, “I’m stuck”? Pretty often, eh? I’ve felt that several times, and at the time then, I’m stuck in that feeling. So this is a reminder to myself. 873 more words

Thoughts

Trees are Leaning

He sits outside overlooking the yard

but he doesn’t see the trees are leaning.

He’s outside

as the morning comes alive

with his newspaper, cigarette and coffee. 393 more words

Becky Due

Honoring the Light Within with Mindfulness

Wow, I just had an amazing conversation with my 8 year and I’m truly honored to be his mom.

This evening he came home from baseball practice and seemed a bit emotional. 584 more words

Honoring the Light Within with Mindfulness

Wow, I just had an amazing conversation with my 8 year and I’m truly honored to be his mom.

This evening he came home from baseball practice and seemed a bit emotional. 584 more words

Empathy

I have been reading a book called, “Born for Love” by Dr. Bruce Perry. He is a child psychiatrist and an amazing speaker. I saw him present a few years back and if you get the chance to attend one of his presentations I highly recommend it. 1,444 more words

Children