Episode 66: Olympic Dreaming with Adoh Doherty

Personal Growth with Michael and Carolyn Today we’re talking about the “must-have” books for summer vacation! Here are the books we would take with us on a trip to the lake or summer trip.  Grit by Angela Duckworth Rules of the Red Rubber Ball by Kevin Carroll Kid President’s Guide to Being Awesome Adoh Doherty:…

No Photo Evidence

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 64: A Dream Partnership with Rusty Loeffler

Rusty Loeffler: Restaurateur Rusty co-opened Interurban Restaurants in 1976 in Norman and has been long involved in the community. He is dedicated to positively impacting our city and those around him. Rusty loves spending his free time with his family, playing with his grandchildren, and fishing. Rusty has been volunteering with Loveworks since 2011. Once…

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…

Episode 62: Pursuing Your Path with Sean Akadiri

Personal Growth with Michael and Carolyn We believe personal growth is a blast! Here’s some of our favorite resources. iTalk from Clint Gresham – These are encouragement cards that are biblically based and help you work on your self-talk. Carolyn chooses 5 cards a day and really focuses on 1. To hear Clint’s episode of…

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…