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Leah’s latest article is up on Everyday Feminism! Check it out HERE! Share with your friends and colleagues and as always, feel free to reach out with thoughts and comments!

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Why do we like new beginnings so much? At the beginning of each new year, there is this universal energy and conversation that inspires us to reinvent ourselves, improve, change, plan for better-more-greater-awesomeness. At the beginning of each new day, morning dawns with thoughts and plans of what will be accomplished, our to-do list often

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Selfish Altruism

  Developing solutions, not to change the World, but to teach and empower people to change their worlds so we can ALL change the World TOGETHER! Welcome to the idea of Selfish Altruism, the idea that I am not helpless, that the World is not hopeless, that I can do something to make it a

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Download the Loving Me series eWorkbooks!

Your life, your world is all about you. But who are you? That ever-changing, ever-evolving person called YOU-who’s all wrapped up in personal diversity. Personal diversity explores some of the parts and points that shape how you think, perceive and behave. This workbook begins a journey into that personal diversity in YOU. Get the 1st

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A Response to Violence.

We’ve watched as it seems violence surrounds us. What can we as individuals do when all this violence is happening in the world?

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Do you believe we can eliminate bullying?

I am often amazed when talking with people. Many don’t understand when they have experienced bullying behavior as a target or as a bystander.  They seem to think that unless someone touches them – with a punch, a hit, a trip, a poke – that there hasn’t been any bullying behavior.  They seem somewhat amazed

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Bullying as the exception instead of the rule?????

It’s October, “Bully Awareness Month.” But bullying awareness is pretty popular – in presentations, professional development, conferences, and school assemblies.  AND it’s important.  AND we seem to, after decades, only be scratching the surface.  AND the “right” people don’t seem to be at the table.  Probably a correlation between not getting far and who’s at

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On Engagement and Conflict

If there was only one thing I could ensure every teacher did and did well it would be engagement.  It’s the gateway to learning, it’s the lifeblood of education.  That’s what my book and electronic workbook “The Magic of Engagement” are about. It goes beyond the theory and idea of what exactly engagement is (which

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The Change

What seems like a lifetime ago, I looked around The World, My World, and saw the ugliness of how we hurt one another; causing pain, despair, even death. And I was devastated. This was not The World I wanted to leave to My Children, to the Seventh Generation. But how could it change? Who could

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The Story I Tell: it really matters!!

We all have a story, a story we have lived and internalized and lived to tell.  I believe that how we tell our story is crucial to who we are, how we are, and what we believe about ourselves, the world, and our place in it.  Stories are the  glue of the past to the