Cognitive Yoga

A Model of a 6Second Lesson- Understanding Bias

Norman’s Rockwell’s  The Problem – we all live with Grades 8 through 12 OBJECTIVE(S) To raise awareness of the historical context of Norman Rockwell’s painting about school integration–and interpretation of the situation of his characters Writing assignment based on a Norman Rockwell picture giving the characters a voice and feelings-

Cognitive Yoga -Redeux

Cognitive Yoga will be published on February 15th,  2014, available through Amazon. Cognitive Yoga is packed with useful strategies for any teacher, coach or counselor who works with groups of young adults. It supports teachers who have to transform, bored, bewildered, angry kids into curious, industrious, collaborative students who are

Emotional Intelligence is…

Emotional Intelligence is the art of communicating your truth in a effective and tactful way. It is also receiving another’s truth without becoming resentful of their awkwardness or style. In a way it listening for the meaning and intention of others not just the words. Please follow and like us:

Challenges

Challenges Your authentic self needs a challenge to grow. That’s why service is so important. When we make a little sacrifice by contributing work for the group as we ask the mind to focus on the job, resistance appears. This resistance is composed of a collection of negative comments that

Mirror Listening

Mirror Listening This particular exercise was suggested by Dr. Susan Stillman of Six Seconds. Its usefulness is apparent and the lesson is fairly easy to execute although it requires at least 30 minutes doing a complete round. The objective of the lesson is to have students observe the dynamics of

Freedom in Service

Service provides us with a special kind of freedom. We can detach from the consequences of an action, do our best, perform with attention and love and then release the action back to sumashti. Service requires the unfolding of intelligence, skill and fearlessness. It gives us an opportunity to try