Featured Blog ArticlesThese blogs are true stories integrated with peer reviewed research. My hope is that they are captivating and through example help you improve your life and the lives of others. From High School to the Police: A Story of Connection Here I am again standing before the school’s morning meeting trying to get the attention of about 50 bleary eyed teenagers. I walk back and forth down the length of... Hopeful for our future? What are you hoping for? The end of the pandemic? The world to become a more positive place? Global warming to slow? Racial bias to disappear? World Peace? These are... Your Words Have Power A cautionary tale illustrating how only nine words limited my mother’s whole life, quoted from a phone call I had with her when she was 100 years old. As educators,... The Invisible Classroom The Invisible Classroom: Relationships, Neuroscience & Mindfulness in School, By Kirke Olson Published by W. W. Norton & Company, Available here and in bookstores everywhere The book provides practical understandable principles... Helping you apply the science of well-being in schools, organizations & everyday life. NeuroscienceHow the brain, mind, and relationships working together create well-being. Positive PsychologyThe science of what is right with people: what highly successful, deeply satisfied people have to teach us. MindfulnessAn ancient and current practice that helps create well-being, lowers anxiety, lessens depression and strengthens the immune system.