October Step Forward: ASK

"Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life." Don Miguel Ruiz   Welcome October!  It’s hard to believe that summer is long gone, and we are all...[ read more ]

Get Smart Success for Students #4:  Morning Five! Some of you might have arrived at school with high hopes and great expectations only to re-enter the drama and “the overwhelm”.  You might be feeling the anxiety creeping back into your chest or belly.  You might already be finding out that you have to find a new circle of friends or...[ read more ]

Get Smart Calendar for August 2018

Get Smart… 30 Days of Stepping Forward into A New School Year! Click HERE for your Get Smart Calendar   Welcome to August! When I was an educator, I called it the “longest Sunday night” because of the anticipation the month held for the new school year.  Parents, students and educators all seem to understand the rhythm of the year.  Backpacks...[ read more ]

enCOURAGEments…Notes on a Well-Written Life

'Tis the season...For INTENTION   December starts in just a few days, and already the swell of music, merchandise, and plans for the next 25-31 days have overtaken our worlds.  There is no escape...IT'S HERE. Depending on your current life, job, relationship, family're feeling the mood shift as the expectations rise.  You may be finding yourself full of...[ read more ]

enCOURAGEment…Notes on a Well-Written Life

First steps are always the hardest…the boldest…and the bravest. Maybe your first step is realizing that you’re feeling a bit lonely in a relationship.  Or maybe it’s saying “NO” to an automatic “yes” in your life.  Or maybe it’s realizing that in order to get a new result in your life, you need to make a call, talk to someone, get support...[ read more ]