Monthly Archives: October 2013

Girlfriends/Boyfriends/Relationships

Young people have lots of questions about girlfriends, boyfriends, and relationships in general. I wrote a blog post about that topic a year ago “Top 100 questions to ask a Potential Girlfriend/Boyfriend” the response has been phenomenal! I went to … Continue reading

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Self-Confidence

A former student who is now working on a degree interviewed me as a class assignment. She needed to interview someone who had dealt with a caseload of students with special needs. I don’t know how she typed up my … Continue reading

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Emotional Control

Emotion: a natural instinctive state of mind deriving from one’s circumstances, mood, or relationships with others. Interesting I tend to lean on my heart when decision making. Good for others, not always so good for me 😀 Found myself feeling … Continue reading

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Pain – the Remix

So one of my most read blog posts had a negative title. Didn’t pick this one for that reason, but I am very interested now in seeing how many views this gets 🙂 IMO, pain is not a negative word, … Continue reading

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Perspective

100 people could view the same situation and have 100 different interpretations of that situation. And they would all be right 😀 I remember telling that to someone when I was working the Long Beach Grand Prix for a fundraiser … Continue reading

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God doesn’t let STUPID ruin His Plan: part 2

My ability to ignore very high levels of physical discomfort and pain is at the STUPID level. Part of that is my ability to focus in a given moment on a given task. Part of it is my training. Part … Continue reading

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Parents

Once upon a time, long ago when I was teaching Gen Ed English a parent came to me very upset and stressed out. Her son was doing well in my class, but not in any of his other classes. Her … Continue reading

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