Educational psychologist and author, Michele Borba, shares her decade-long journey to discover how to optimize human potential. Surprisingly, it was children from Canada to Rwanda who offered the three best ideas to cultivate empathy.
The quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting. There is a constant barrage of social expectations that teach us that being imperfect is synonymous with being inadequate. Everywhere we turn, there are messages that tell us who, what and how we’re supposed to be.
People who are able to feel more deeply and help others heal can find those gifts also bring loneliness and some pain. This book explores the most common challenges of the spiritually sensitive as well as exercises and meditations for embracing and not being overwhelmed by those gifts.
Resilience is the ability to face and handle life’s challenges, whether everyday disappointments or extraordinary disasters. While resilience is innate in the brain, over time we learn unhelpful patterns, which then become fixed in our neural circuitry.
In this episode, Cassandra Lane shares the journey of her book and the truths she’s discovered in the process, including how her intentional parenting has focused with the ancestral blueprint she’s unearthed.
Sarah Nannery and her husband Larry join us to talk about Sarah’s experience with an autism diagnosis as an adult, and how, with Larry’s help, she relearned how to navigate her professional world, and overcome the communication hurdles she faced.