Making the Connection

I really enjoy doing this activity. It can be done at many stages in the coaching relationship. In the beginning, it is a great project to break the ice and get to know the student. It can also be used later as a self esteem project when we are trying to focus on the...

Mindfulness Activities

More and more research is  speaking to the benefit of mindfulness for everyone. It is particularly good for those that are challenged in the areas of anxiety and focus. I think it is important to do fun things with kids, especially when introducing them to new ideas....

Teens and Their Phones…

When working with teens, it sometimes still shocks me the look they get on their face when discussing their phones. It’s a combination of fear and anger combined into one look. As someone who can still remember the bag cell phone, it is quite amazing how...