“We are abusing our children in new ways. We are diminishing their resilience, their ability to deal with small or large challenges by overindulging them.” Jean Illsley Clarke, author of How Much Is Enough? This was the basic message Jean Illsley Clarke delivered at a Calgary public seminar. She and her colleagues have published their […]
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Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton’s book, How Full is Your Bucket? was first published in 2004. It provides research and a delightful reminder that we all want to be seen, heard and acknowledged. Overview: Rath and Clifton argue that providing brief and positive interactions in work and home relationships can result in benefits […]
Dr. Seuss was correct, You have a brain in your head. Use it well. Wipe out the cobwebs. Nourish it with wisdom and compassion. Our present culture tends to fill our children’s brains will commercialism, greedy, sugar, violent images, mean-spirited competition, contempt, discontent, and trivia. What really matters are the deep virtues that are expressed over and […]
Overview: It was a thrill when Patricia O’Gorman read and endorsed my book From Woe to WOW: How Resilient Women Succeed at Work. O’Gorman was one of the first experts to write specifically about women’s resilience. She saw women as vulnerable to losing touch with their personal power because of their strong focus on relationships and […]
The resiliency researcher and professor, Dr. Al Siebert wrote the ground breaking book, The Survivor Personality: Why Some People are Stronger, Smarter, and More Skillful at Handling Life’s Difficulties…and How You Can Be, Too. It was an honor when Dr. Siebert agreed to help me with my book From Woe to WOW. Indeed, he became […]
The work of Byron Katie is fascinating, often misunderstood and has helped hundred, if not thousands of people. Overview: In 1986, Byron Katie found herself in a residential treatment house for an eating disorder. There she had an awakening. Some might describe her experience as a spiritual transformation or a shamanic healing or a rebirth. […]
The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Anchor
Seligman released Flourish. Seligman is a researcher, questioner and thinker who is willing to re-think his research finding, theories and positioning.
Daniel Amen, author of Change Your Brain: Change Your Life has amassed neuroscientific research in an effort to convince us we need to care about our brains and mental capacity.
Patricia’s book encapsulates, in a manageable and organized manner, the lessons learned by many women since the advent of the Feminist Movement in the 1960’s
Words that Change Minds: Mastering the Language of Influence by Shelle Rose Charvet.
The Good Marriage by Judith Wallerstein