Student Development & Learning: It Takes a Village
October 7, 2019
Human development is a lifelong process of learning. There is a need for collaboration that connects the campus community (academic and co-curricular).
DJ Finds His Forever Home & Best Friend
September 30, 2019
If you're a cat owner or if you know a cat owner…either way you would more likely agree the cat is the true owner. A rescue cat's gratitude is never ending.
Sharing Stories, Sharing Life
September 23, 2019
“Each moment in life can be a story worth telling, because sharing stories isn’t just about relaying information. It’s about sharing life with others."
Storytelling and Education: Tell Me, Show Me, Involve Me
September 16, 2019
Learning through storytelling actively engages adult learners in the process of knowledge acquisition. How does storytelling contribute to adult learning?
Sports: A Spectator’s and a Fan’s Perspective
September 9, 2019
From mental to physical to emotional health, research shows being a crazy sports nut makes you anything but crazy. (Anderson, n.d.). Are you a spectator or a fan or both?
Social-Psychological Aspects of Sports Officiating
September 2, 2019
The training of young adult sports officials must extend beyond rule interpretation & mechanics and include social-psychological aspects.
Keepsakes and Memories
August 26, 2019
Keepsakes of your life are objects that mean something to you; symbolizing a snapshot of life that has personal meaning & enhance a sense of wellbeing.
Recreation & Leisure: Rhythm of Life
August 19, 2019
The value of recreation & leisure is its effect on life itself. The purpose of participation is simply & fundamentally to achieve a better state of being.
Oh the Places You Will Go
August 12, 2019
Lifelong learning & personal development is an individual pursuit. Choices made to guide the path taken differ with each of us…”one size rarely fits all”.
Nature, Wildlife & Well-Being
August 5, 2019
There is a connection between personal well-being and the well-being of the natural world. We need nature & nature needs us.
Play the Ball Before It Plays You
July 29, 2019
Proactive well-being...taking care of your body, mind, & spirit...inspired by Covey & borrowing from goal setting strategies take the S.M.A.R.T. approach.
Mentoring is Enduring…from Bloom to Blossom
July 22, 2019
Teachers change lives…through education, inspiration, & guidance. Who has been/who is your mentor? In what way have you been a mentor?
Run For My Body, Run For My Soul
July 15, 2019
Enhancing body, mind, & spirit throughout my lifetime result from my physical activity. Reflecting on experiences is a key to personal development.
Recreational Sports Contributes to Student Development
July 8, 2019
Recreational sports programming contributes to student development (Chickering’s vectors). The sports environment is a participatory model of life.
Music Matters: Music for Me!! Music for You??
July 1, 2019
Music enriches lives & society through two contrasting but complementary ways. Music is linked to the private self and is a collective, public experience.
Music Matters: Musicians & Athletes
June 24, 2019
Teaching & performing music stem from a similar background as coaching & athletics. Identification of traits and characteristics musicians & athletes share.
Music Matters: Master-Class
June 17, 2019
Artists and audience can benefit from concentrated public coaching. A master-class program provides a guided view of learning and appreciating music.
A Virtual Community Evolves as Members Develop Affective Bonds
June 10, 2019
Belonging to a community can lead to a meaningful life. Affiliation with and acceptance by others provides a sense of belonging.
Together Our Settlement Can Become a Community
June 3, 2019
A virtual community evolves as members develop affective bonds. The goal is to create a community of scholars, practitioners, and pupils.
Memorial Day: Remembering & Honoring the Sacrifice
May 27, 2019
Remember & honor the sacrifice and keep the past alive. Ideas to show respect for the holiday & encourage others to do the same.
My Purpose + Your Purpose = Our Purpose
May 20, 2019
Finding the path to put various life pieces together with insightful balance. How can we live and share our personal well-being legacy?