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Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see. Arthur Schopenhauer.

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Work During The Pandemic

An activity and a discussion guide by Jacqueline Zeller Admit it. You did not think we would be in a quarantine situation for this long. Truth is it looks like we will be on the runway waiting for take-off a lot longer than any of us fathomed way back in March of this year. Our children are […]

Praise Our Peeps

Woodland is going BIG for its young people – Get ready for a Master Plan

Three cheers for the City of Woodland for embarking on the journey of creating a Citywide Youth Master Plan that will bring together key youth serving services and systems to advance the development of its cities youth into adulthood. “Key elements of the Youth Master Plan would include engaging “key stakeholders” throughout the community, establishing and promoting […]

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Charlie Brown’s Holiday Hits – Performed by Vince Guaraldi Trio

At the risk of being judged and having to give my Bad A** Music Listener Card back I have to confess that I have a soft spot for anything Charlie Brown. When I came across this beautiful collection of some of my favorite Charlie Brown holiday jingles it was love at first listen. I am literally listening […]

Geeking-Out

What A Biden Presidency Could Mean For Education

Heard on NPR Morning Edition “The education secretary wields oversight on issues of discrimination, segregation and bias through the Office for Civil Rights. During her controversial tenure, the current secretary, Betsy DeVos, made headlines for rolling back rights for students who are transgender, and for guidance on racially discriminatory discipline. Pringle said her union will be looking to Biden’s […]

Words of Wisdom

Weekly WOW

You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the Ending. C. S. Lewis

Tips & Tools

The Power of Four Simple Words

“Language has a lot of power.” It turns out that using—and avoiding—certain words can reframe the way we relate to our littlest loved ones. Brevity is the soul of wit? It may also be at the heart of better relationships.”  This article, while focused around our relationships with youngsters, has nuggets of insights, tips and a […]

Praise Our Peeps

National Alliance on Mental Health

NAMI Basics OnDemand is a free, six-session online education program for parents, caregivers and other family who provide care for youth aged 22 or younger who are experiencing mental health symptoms. NAMI Basics OnDemand is an adaptation of the in-person course offered in 43 states by NAMI affiliates. Register today: https://basics.nami.org Download Videos   NAMI is the […]

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Waiting by Striking Matches

This song is part of a soundtrack from the motion picture “The Secret: Dare to Dream” with its timeless messages of hope, compassion, and gratitude, The movie is an inspiring and heartwarming film that shows how positive thoughts can transform our lives. The song lyrics brings hope and strength during times of healing.

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Communication Activities, Exercises, and Games

If you’re looking for a resource that’s rich with ideas, tips, and exercises that will help you become a better communicator and improve your relationships with your family, friends, and coworkers, positivepsychology.comis a great resource. This particular article is filled with useful tips and tools we think will be valuable. “The most important ingredient we put into any […]

Podcast - in our tribe

Episode 25: Greg Garcia – Youth Mental Health

In Episode 25 of in our tribe, Adrian is joined by Greg Garcia of Cities Rise to discuss mental health in the climates in which young people live, learn, play, and work. Tune in for dialogue that dreams, designs, and disrupts while also incorporating how hip hop collective action movements are related to mental health. […]

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