The Most Important Thing Leaders Can Show Their Employees Right Now

Brian, was the CEO of a medium-sized business for 20 years. He worked tirelessly to build a profitable and successful company. When the Covid-19 Pandemic first […]

How to Learn Tonglen Meditation Online

How to Learn Tonglen Meditation Online (view)  – Do you want to turn your pain into compassion through the practice of Tonglen Meditation? If yes […]

Dear My Kids: What is Broken?

Dear My Kids: What is Broken? Do we have a broken educational system?  Some say, “Yes” and others say, “No”.  In my opinion there are […]

Packing Empathy into our School Bags

Packing Empathy into our School Bags This coming week involves millions of children going back to school across Canada.  Many American schools are already in.  […]

Stones for Stepping, Stumbling or Sitting On

Thinking about stones for thinking on, rather than stepping on and stumbling on. My introduction to my Empathy Tales series.

Curious David Redux: Ruminations on Writing

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the process of writing. Yesterday I met with a friend to celebrate the publication of her first novel. […]

Guest Post: Teaching Children Compassionate Ways to Handle Bullies

Children are at risk for being bullied now more than ever before; due to their constant use of technology for socializing and gaming. Beyond the […]

Check Your “Selfie” Advice From a 58-Year Veteran Teacher

This post was originally published in @PeterMDeWitt’s blog Finding Common Ground in Education Week. Today’s guest post is written by frequent Finding Common Ground blogger Lisa Westman. […]

Goal: Give Peace a Chance

Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far […]

“Don’t be who ISIS wants you to be”: Bloggers on Paris and Beirut

Others can better express these things than I. Hence, the repost of these important ideas: Bloggers in France, Lebanon, and beyond share their stories, analyses, […]

What Happens When a Server Drops a Tray?

Have you ever been in a restaurant when a server drops a tray of dishes crashing to the floor? I was recently at a conference […]

The Worst Way A Student Makes You Feel Uncompassionate

 A student makes several mistakes of effort, attitude, or has just struggled with the content and is certain for a failing grade, yet comes to […]

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