after the murder of george floyd

After the Murder of George Floyd

After the murder of George Floyd, racial tensions rose to dramatic levels in America. A man posted our Heart Perception page on Facebook, "I hope you make a statement in support of Black Lives Matter!" For a moment, I was in a quandry. Of ...

3 tips to motivate kids to do their schoolwork

3 Tips to Motivate Kids to do Their Schoolwork

Are you struggling to motivate kids to do their schoolwork? Well, not just kids in general, but specifically your own kids? Then this post is for you! The coronavirus pandemic has forced many of us to become homeschooling parents, much to our dism ...

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How to Tell Someone to Get off Their Phone

Do you ever wonder what's the best way to tell someone to get off their phone? Me, too! Here's another question- have you ever tried to talk to someone while they're looking at their phone? "Umm...yes, every day." Especially if you have teenag ...

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How to Communicate When You’re Angry

Have you ever been red-hot mad? So mad you couldn't see straight? We all have. And when we're angry, we tend to do one of three things- attack like a Bulldog, manipulate like a Fox, or withdraw like a Turtle. However, our unhealthy strategies destroy ...

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Just Try to Trigger Me

Conversations about controversial subjects can quickly turn violent- both in word and action. It's not easy to keep your cool, stay in the moment, and maintain your connection with the other person. When my progressive, Seattle-dwelling friend Kell ...