I am currently taking a Resilience Skills: Positive Psychology Course through the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Karen Reivich talks about thinking traps. Our thoughts become our emotions and reactions and truly set the stage for how resilient we can be. Continue reading
I just finished the Positive Psychology course by Martin Seligman at University of Pennsylvania. One of the topics he talks about is optimism and pessimism. A study showed that 8 to 11 year old pessimists were twice as likely to get depressed in puberty. Although we often lean one way or the other on the optimism scale, he wondered if we taught positive interventions to children, would it have an effect? Continue reading
“It’s a road trip that we never finished,” said Humboldt Broncos player and crash survivor Brayden Camrud. But tonight they will do just that.
And the sold-out, small town hockey game in an 1800-seat arena will be broadcast live across the nation. Continue reading
One year ago today I was told that my book was live and available at Indigo and Amazon. I grabbed a copy, ran outside and got my son to take my picture. Then I shared my story and never looked back. What a whirlwind year. I’ve done book signings, spoken to students and executives, and been honoured each time someone decided to purchase a copy of The Treasure You Seek. Continue reading