Heres are resources to help build effective communications with others, express acknowledgement and demonstrate appreciation, offer support and encouragement, understand different personality types, identify and build healthy friendships, set and maintain healthy boundaries, and take care of yourself in your relationships with others.
Articles, handouts, and blogs
37 Ways to Spread Love On Random Acts Of Kindness Day (& Every Other Day, Too!)
An Alternative to Advice Giving: Asking questions to guide problem solving
Certificate Download to acknowledge your Angels in Disguise
Certificate Download to offer The Gift of Service
The Challenge of Setting Boundaries
Dealing with Difficult Colleagues
Healthy vs. Unhealthy Friendships
I-Messages: The Handout
Magic Sentences for Effective Communication
Myers-Briggs Personality Types
Myers-Briggs Scales and Categories
The Myth of the Self-Esteem “Myth”
Non-Supportive Responses to Avoid: Yes, these really do make things worse!
Perfectionism vs. The Healthy Pursuit of Excellence
The Power of Discouragement
The School as a Dysfunctional Family (Systems dysfunction)
Stress-Producing Obstacles in Relationships
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: The importance of meaningful feedback
Ways to be an Effective Mentor
What’s Wrong with I-Messages?
Your Personal Learning Preferences
Free download: “Pads” on the Back Templates to easily show appreciation for others. Available in multiple languages.
(audio presentation still to upload)
Are Your Colleagues Driving you Crazy? Building Bridges with Difficult People in Your Life
Boundaries 101: From Basic to Black-Belt Self-Care Techniques
Clearing the Hurdles in Challenging Relationships: Eliminating Stress-Producing Obstacles in Relationships
The Perfection Deception: Why trying to be perfect is sabotaging your relationships, making you sick, and holding your happiness hostage.
Secrets of Successful Mentorship: Practical Ideas for Great Leaders
See our complete list of podcasts with topics for educators, parents, and the general public.
“Pads” on the Back Templates: Free downloads with messages of recognition and appreciation in multiple languages.
Please support this site:
This website is an ongoing labor of love. Your support will help offset the cost of continual training, technical assistance, and translators, allowing me to continue to maintain the site, add helpful and inspiring new content, and keep the site ad-free. Donate here…
Everything you need for your next conference or professional development event.