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I spent the afternoon looking for kindness in New York City. I wanted to capture it on my camera and write about it today. I walked several blocks and stopped in a deli to order a fresh juice.  I sat for a while in Bryant Park. When it started to get chilly, I headed home….

Episode 65: Overcoming Roadblocks with Haley Curfman

Personal Growth with Michael and Carolyn Today we’re talking about music! Here’s some songs we love for your playlist.  Good Old Days by Brock Monroe This Will Be Our Year by OK Go If you’re looking for more music, check out our Loveworks approved playlist on Spotify! Haley Curfman: The Weary Teacher Haley Curfman and…

Episode 63: Creating Your Own Adventures with Beth Brown

Personal Growth with Michael and Carolyn At Loveworks, we love the Rise Up Routine that we use with our students. We encourage you to start your day with these each day! Here’s the routine: Quiet My Heart – Take a moment of silence. Talk My Truth – Say affirmations like: I am beautiful. I can…

Imitating vs. Duplicating

To imitate is to take or follow as a model. To duplicate is exactly like something else, especially through having been copied. Imitation is not the same as duplication. Unfortunately, many people choose the standard of someone else’s creation to be the thing they aspire to create. What happens? A cheap copy is created in…

Why Kids Need the Superpower of Courage

Kids need the superpower of courage. When it comes to helping kids develop it, adults shouldn’t focus on pushing kids into situations that could be harmful to their physical, mental or emotional development. Instead, guide kids to develop courage by: trying something new     experiencing something they perceive as hard     acting ethically, or rightly, even when…