Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Brave Fan Asks Patrick Stewart A Question He Doesn’t Usually Get And Is Given A Beautiful Answer

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Patrick Stewart isn’t only a Starfleet captain. He’s also a friggin’ amazing human being.

Jacqueline Freeman‘s insight:

So excited to see DV and PTSD linked explicitly by his story- I have long seen them as the feminine & masculine fall-out of an unbalanced patriarchal militaristic society.  The ending message of forgiving ourselves for being in these dark places is so deeply powerful…

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Social and Emotional Learning Research Review

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Numerous research reports show that social and emotional learning (SEL) can have a positive impact on students’ academic performance. Edutopia’s SEL research review explores those reports and helps make sense of the results.

Jacqueline Freeman‘s insight:

How many times have I heard clients say "they should’ve taught us this in school"?  Well, now they are. 

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SHOTS OF AWE: Why You Gotta Reconfigure Your Mind To Experience The Most Meaningful Moments In Life

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Things that matter. Pass ’em on.

Jacqueline Freeman‘s insight:

To break through our numbness, to become awake and alive, we have to shake things up a little bit– leave the cottage and go through the shadowy forest, meet & work with the fierce wildness that is Baba Yaga, and that will send us back to our lives with a light that disintegrates those constricted parts of the personality…

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Why Rituals Work: Scientific American

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There are real benefits to rituals, religious or otherwise

Jacqueline Freeman‘s insight:

Rituals are effective in helping us set an intention.  Having an intention brings our focus back to the present moment- dropping emotional weight from the past and/or keeping us from flinging it into the future.

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