Why complete a course in Teaching Techniques – Developing Curriculum?

Teacher training offers lots of great knowledge, but it doesn't always clearly explain the why's for the curricula we follow. Of course studying educational psychology, theory, and philosophy will give to a massive foundation, but what the heck am I supposed to build on it? When you start teaching in a classroom, with or without … Continue reading Why complete a course in Teaching Techniques – Developing Curriculum?

My Ongoing Creative Conundrum

Ok, daydreaming is now a good thing. CHECK 👍 Thank you, Abraham-Hicks! I've been a guilty master of this practice all my life and I won't feel guilty about it anymore! Well, that's my intention. Onto the next overthought... The moment I started accepting this freedom, I started rethinking what I want to do creatively... … Continue reading My Ongoing Creative Conundrum

Day 19 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

When you aren't feeling particularly grateful, but don't want to give into complaining... try acknowledging someone with a simple THANK YOU. Thank you to my regular followers. Everyday, when I see your names pop up, I feel grateful to have you as part of my life-long learning journey. Here's a partial list of the amazing … Continue reading Day 19 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

Day 13 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

Thank you to all my followers and readers; to those who are inspired to leave comments and those who use what they see and read in their own personal ways; to those who inspire me with their writings and those who push me to think harder about this world we all share. Thank you. Today, … Continue reading Day 13 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

Day 10 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

A cozy and deep night sleep; waking up with the sun shinning through the window; a kiss and 'Happy Birthday from my beautiful wife; some birthday wishes from friends and family; and a loving phone call from my amazing daughter... I feel warm and fuzzy inside. I feel strong and able to conquer the day... … Continue reading Day 10 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

Day 6 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

Sometimes you just have to listen to the universe and see what happens! I woke up a little later than usual this morning and started feeling a little stressed about my planned To Do list. Well, actually, I felt stressed about the order in which I originally wanted to get it done. My inner voice … Continue reading Day 6 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

Day 5 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

I finished my daily reflection journal... a practice I fell in 'like' with after reading Cameron's The Artist's Way, and felt motivated to write today's entry on gratitude. I started going over all my social media sites to read responses and found lots of people sharing tips on how to be grateful, but no responses … Continue reading Day 5 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?

What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You? – Day 1

Introduction: Following another wonderful conversation with my amazing wife, we were discussing "manifesting", "intentions" & "gratitude". I wrote my daily journal today on the topic of intentions. I can more easily get my mind around the focusing benefits of intentions, but gratitude is an elusive and subjective concept. Elusive, precisely because it's subjective. My research … Continue reading What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You? – Day 1

Is This What I’m Really Asking?

Like this, or not. Share it, or not. It does matter to me, but not for why you might think... I really want to collaborate and grow something bigger than myself on this! I just watched this mind bending Ted Talk with Joseph Gordon-Levitt about... well, just watch it and you tell me what it's … Continue reading Is This What I’m Really Asking?

Clutter or Opportunity? I know what I’m choosing!

It's been a busy year for creative outputs and there's no slowdown ahead. There's also been a lot of self-awareness learning going on around here lately. Amazingly, a lot of it revolves around the benefits of a more decluttered life. So, we've been contemplating the pros and cons of what to do with all our … Continue reading Clutter or Opportunity? I know what I’m choosing!