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Thank a Teacher

Teachers make a difference. Good teachers recognize your unique talents and “you-ness” and nurture them. Matt Damon was a keynote speaker at the Save Our School March in Washington DC on July 30th. He was introduced by his mother, who teaches at Lesley University in Boston. His keynote was both eloquent and emotional and has […]

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The Change Process

People trying to quit smoking have been found by researchers to move through certain predictable phases as they change their behavior. The basic change model was developed by the psychologists James Prochaska and Carlo DiClemente (see The Five Stages of Change at http://www.agale.com.au/ FiveStagesOfChange.htm). Others have generalized these phases to other types of behavioral changes. […]

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Aun aprendo (I am still learning)

I t’s that time of year. People are talking and writing about New Year’s resolutions. What promises are we making to ourselves for 2009? I decided to forgo a traditional resolution in favor of a commitment to a disposition. Aun aprendo – I am still learning (thank you, Goya) is a maxim that I hold […]

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