ADVICE FROM A SENIOR TO A FRESHMAN

ADVICE FROM A SENIOR TO A FRESHMAN

Parents, close your eyes and go back in time……….. Go back to your first day of high school.  Go back to your first day in college.  Go back to that feeling of apprehension, of nerves, of the unknown about what you were about to face.  If you are like me, a chill might...
Why Writing is Critical for Success

Why Writing is Critical for Success

“But why do I need to learn this?” If you are a parent, teacher, or tutor you probably have heard the question above.  Students of any age have probably uttered these words as they struggled to learn a new concept, study for a test, or prepare for a class project. ...
3 Tips for Writing Success

3 Tips for Writing Success

They grow up too quickly! Parents have been known to use this phrase often as they watch their children progress through various stages of life – baby, toddler, elementary school, middle school, high school, college, and their professional career.  However, even...
Mindfulness Tip #5 – Healthy Eating

Mindfulness Tip #5 – Healthy Eating

“Mom, I’m hungry. What’s for dinner? I want some chicken nuggets and fries. Oh, can we get a milkshake for dessert too?” When you suggest a salad or some lean meat and vegetables instead, a chorus of whines and objections erupt from the backseat. Despite your...
Mindfulness Tip #4 – Awareness

Mindfulness Tip #4 – Awareness

Have you ever heard of a ‘lightbulb’ moment? I am sure you have! It’s one of those moments we experience where a thought or feeling randomly pops into our heads that answers or solves an ongoing dilemma in our lives. It’s a sudden, intuitive feeling that appears to...
Mindfulness tip #3:  Routine & Organization

Mindfulness tip #3: Routine & Organization

Imagine the following scenario at home. Your home looks a little out of sorts.  Clothes are thrown everywhere!  You’ve found part of your clean uniform, but the other half looks like it’s been chewed on by the dog. Your book bag has been taken by aliens because you’ve...