Month: October 2014

Have a Safe Halloween

Do you believe there is evil in the world? I sure do. Just look at the news. People do horrific things to other people, and to animals. While people who seek to harm others will do so on their schedule, Halloween certainly provides an opportunity for them. Halloween used to be fun and safe. We…
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Bullying

It’s Bully Awareness month in our local schools. There is quite a lot of information being presented to the students, and there was even a Bully Awareness DAY. The day that all the students wore the same color for unity in a cause, I witnessed a child (in the appropriate color shirt) sitting alone, against…
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Little girls, daddies,and flowers!

Today, I overheard a little girl, 8-10ish, say, “Thank you, Daddy.” I looked over to see her holding a beautiful bouquet of purple flowers that went very well with her purple dress. Then she went on to say where she would put them in the house, etc. I couldn’t help it – I looked at…
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Stereotyping

Today, I am thankful for slow lines at Walmart. Did I just say that? Yes. Why? Shortly after having sent a friend a text message about the check out system at my local Walmart, I had a very cool conversation with quite an interesting young man. I happened to walk by this young man with…
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I wish I were a napper

I coach people on the need for proper sleep. Some of the tips I tell them are … • You should get 6-9 hours of actual sleep, not just being in bed tossing and turning • If you’re lying awake more than 30 minutes get up and restart your routine • To help yourself drift…
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