Blog: Confessions of an Education Geek
Where the 3 Eyes, life, and education intersect!
Here I post blog articles about what's on my mind, what I'm seeing in my little world, and my hopes for education.
I also talk about the 3 Eyes and provide tools and takeaways you can use right now!
Your 3 Eyes: The Show
Zach Sobiech: This teenager faced his own death with an incredible amount of love, bravery, and hope. He wrote a song that inspires me every time I hear it. Enjoy!
Engaging Online: 5-minute video with quick tips and strategies for leading effective engagements online.
Loving Kindness Meditation: 20-minute guided meditation to support our ability to show kindness to ourselves and others.
Love Notes! Print these out and carry them with you. If called upon to do so, write a little thank you to someone (waiter/waitress, a colleague, even a stranger) to say something you appreciate about them, wish them well, or to thank them for their service.
Love on the run!
Your 3 Eyes Explained. This two-sided document gives you a summary of the 3 Eyes (Intellect, Insight, and Intuition), and a description of the Cycle of Inquiry for detecting our beliefs.
The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness by Rhonda Magee. Learn how mindfulness helps us to confront our own biases and build bridges across difference. A powerful book.
Fiercely You: Be Fabulous and Confident by Thinking Like a Drag Queen by Jackie Huba.
This is a fun and hands-on book that guides the reader to embrace their true (often hidden) selves in order to live a more empowered and authentic life. So fun!
Faraway Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life by Lauren Markham
This is a deeply reported story of identical twin brother who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California--fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong.
Lauren puts a human face on our current immigration crisis and walks her talk on the front lines in our schools. A must read!
Into the Magic Shop by James Doty, M.D
An accessible and engaging true story about a boy's introduction to the Law of Attraction and a man's full integration of his heart and mind in his life and his work.
Dr. Doty is also just an incredibly kind and generous individual. Check it out!
Your Inner GPS by Zen Cryar DeBrucke
Many of us rely on our car’s or phone’s GPS but ignore the life-directional system we were each born with. This innate compass — what Zen Cryar DeBrücke calls our internal guidance system (IGS) — wants us to be happy, successful, and stress-free.
Learn how to tap into your IGS here.
The Person You Mean to Be by Dolly Chugh
An inspiring guide from Dolly Chugh, an award-winning social psychologist at the New York University Stern School of Business, on how to confront difficult issues including sexism, racism, inequality, and injustice so that you can make the world (and yourself) better.
A must-read for unpacking implicit bias.
Yoga for the Rest of Us by Peggy Cappy
Peggy has a series of yoga DVDs, books, and meditations designed to make building the mind-body connection easy and accessible for everyday people, especially as we age.
Check her out!