Month: November 2011

Optimistic Alternative to Teaching

“Smile! It could make you happier,” reported Melinda Wenner in her article summarizing several¬†studies on the science of happiness. She highlighted how suppressing a frown can lead to more happiness as can putting on a smile. On this day of Thanksgiving, I invite fellow educators to join me in an emphasis on the positive. I […]

Planting Positive Seeds

The time spent incubating two babies and raising them through their first year of life gave me perspective. After a 19 month hiatus, I’m back teaching yoga, now with my own signature touch integrating my interests for practical application. My original foray into sport psychology evolved into an embrace of positive psychology along with my […]