Thinking About Gratitude

In spite of the continuing global pandemic and all of its disruptions to life, many are still approaching the Thanksgiving holiday with a spirit of gratitude.  That is a good thing!   Gratitude has many benefits overall according to Robert Emmons, one of the world’s greatest researchers in the area of gratitude.  In his article … Continue reading Thinking About Gratitude

Characteristics of Caring

Not long ago I was with a colleague and reflected on why I became an educator.  Like so many people, my response began with, “When I was in school, there was a teacher . . . “  In my case, it was at least four teachers (a band director, two English teachers, and a Theater … Continue reading Characteristics of Caring