Trauma-informed classrooms and test scores

Trauma-informed classrooms and test scores

Teachers do amazing work every day. Students walk into their classrooms with a limited amount of knowledge, and after a semester or a year with the teacher, what they know is dramatically greater and they’re prepared to learn even more. That’s even more amazing when...

Healthy congregations need healthy leaders

The spiel you hear every time you fly includes a good lesson for church leaders. It’s when the flight attendant briefs you about the oxygen masks and says, “If you’re traveling with children or someone who needs assistance, be sure to put your own mask on first before...

Corporate goals and mental health

Today’s business owners and managers face a constant battle to achieve more. We’re often judged by factors such as employee productivity and turnover, so we’re constantly seeking strategies that can give them an edge and enhance their ability to meet goals. There’s...
Anxiety- and depression-busters for women

Anxiety- and depression-busters for women

Feeling anxious? Feeling a bit blue? Nearly everyone deals with feelings of anxiety and depression from time to time. In some cases, those feelings can be so overwhelming that the best answer is sitting down with a professional counselor to get down to the cause and...
Better parenting: it’s never too late

Better parenting: it’s never too late

“We made so many mistakes when our kids were little, and I’m afraid we’re paying the price now. Our relationship with them isn’t what we’d hoped for, and I can’t imagine what they’ll be like as teenagers. Is it too late for us to do something?” Every new...