A Little Prosocial Calm

A little prosocial calm goes a long way. It is an attitude that will never go out of style. It can restore faith in humanity, and it can revive trust in yourself. It amplifies all your good qualities in the eyes of others, and it brings kindness to how you relate to yourself. Make useContinue reading “A Little Prosocial Calm”

Growing Plants, Growing People (In a Harsh Climate)

You expose tender seedlings to the outdoors gradually. That is what makes them strong, beautiful, useful plants that offer healthy fruit and delight you for a long time. Plants thrive on sun and water. They don’t thrive when it is cold, frozen and windy. Children and adolescents are a bit like young plants: they needContinue reading “Growing Plants, Growing People (In a Harsh Climate)”

Neighbourly Thanks – While Social Distancing

Be safe. Be well. Send your gratitude to the nurses, doctors, hospital staff for their courage and service to life. Be grateful for everyone helping in this crisis, everyone providing you with necessities, everyone kind and sane, everyone who choses prosocial, neighbourly behaviour. Find the good in self-isolation. This too shall pass.  NJ, 17 MarchContinue reading “Neighbourly Thanks – While Social Distancing”