Book: The Book of Article Reprints

A collection of articles for educators, counselors, and parents by Dr. Jane Bluestein The print version of this book is included in our Free Book listing. Shipping charges will apply. OR order below at 80% off. This price includes free Media Mail shipping in the US. This collection is available in print and as a…

The Adversity Connection with Dan Deigan

Building resiliency and persistence Episode Summary: Find the hidden gifts in obstacles and challenges. Dr. Jane Bluestein talks with Dan Deigan, founder of the Little Conversations Today Web site, to discuss the concepts of failure and success, offering practical suggestions

Presentation: Magic, Miracles and Synchronicity

An Abundance of Gratitude An inspiring presentation to help develop an “attitude of gratitude,” a life-affirming process that not only brings greater awareness of the wonder and magic that can occur in the course of a day, but can also help us

Presentation: Secrets of Successful Mentorship

Practical Ideas for Great Leaders Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein If you are fortunate enough to be a mentor, whether to a colleague, a trainee, a newcomer to your field, or a child in your life, there are certain

Ways to be an Effective Mentor

This list was originally developed to help parents mentor their children. The suggestions listed below are equally relevant to mentor relationships with students, employees, and other adults. • Accept your children unconditionally, just the way they are. Begin with them wherever they

36 Things You Can Do to Feel Great!

Practical ideas that can change your perspective and mood It doesn’t take much and it doesn’t take long to show yourself a little love. Let’s quit putting everybody else first all the time. Sure, some of these suggestions involve doing something nice for someone else, but the point of this exercise is to choose something that will…

Understanding Schools in Context

How Well do Schools Reflect the Culture they Serve? Excerpt from Becoming a Win-Win Teacher (by Jane Bluestein, Ph.D., Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Publishing, 2010). Chapter title adapted for this site. The material shared here was taken from the manuscript from this book. The actual published chapter may be slightly different. All links were working…