Get Lit – November 2022

It’s cold outside! That means everyone is playing Mariah Carey in anticipation of Christmas. So for variety, I’ll introduce Everybody Needs A Kiss from Ben Benassi and Sofi Tukker. It’s a great track with a sexy vibe – Portuguese has that effect. Speaking of sexy, if you are looking to luxuriate yourself, I highly recommend Inclusive Joy products. I don’t normally promote specific … More Get Lit – November 2022

It All Adds Up…in the End…of Days

“An eye for an eye.” “Turn the other cheek.” Both essential wisdoms, yet they contradict. One critical aspect of education is understanding nuance. Context and circumstances often dictate a need for a particular response; hence, the need for ethics based education (not to be confused with politics or religious based education). By integrating the systems … More It All Adds Up…in the End…of Days

Fight, Flight, and Sitting Tight: The Spectrum of Trauma

We’ve all heard of fight or flight, that is, the two ways of dealing with existential threats. Running towards a problem in order to confront it and running away from a problem in order to avoid it, are both physical in nature and employ physiological and hormonal changes. If you’ve ever dealt with a highly … More Fight, Flight, and Sitting Tight: The Spectrum of Trauma

The Circle Dance

“Ring a ring o’ roses,  A pocket full of posies,  Ashes, ashes,  We all fall down.” -Nursery Rhyme Camaraderie. Courage. Coping. A fractured society raises broken children and traumatized adults. Without a sense of connection, we humans fumble into the future, uprooted, unguided, and unstable. In his book Tribe, acclaimed journalist Sebastian Junger explores the … More The Circle Dance