Blooms to Blossoms: Integrating Wellness, Lifelong Learning, & Personal Development

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Resources List

  • 4 Essential Questions to Ask

    September 30, 2019

    Cobb establishes 4 questions to consider on what it really means to be engaged in lifelong learning. The pursuit of answers IS lifelong learning.

  • Why a Simple Act of Thanks Can Dramatically Improve Your Life

    September 21, 2019

    An act of thanks can blossom into something more. Benefits of being thankful include enhancing social relationships, personal wellbeing & health.

  • World Without Teachers

    September 15, 2019

    Consider the question: What would the world be like without teachers. Honor teachers…they challenge and inspire us; they help shape who we become.

  • How High is Your Emotional Intelligence: Here’s How to Find Out

    September 10, 2019

    EQ stands for emotional quotient and is a measure of your emotional intelligence. Here’s what you need to know about how to determine—and increase—your own.

  • Why Adults Should Play

    September 4, 2019

    Play is a way of life that allows you to let your guard down, not be so serious and, as a result, connect better with others.

  • Learn, Garden & Reflect

    August 30, 2019

    Cornell Garden Based Learning project shares research findings on several key benefit areas of garden-based learning for youth, adults, & families.

  • Why People Who Doodle Pay More Attention (Body & Mind)

    August 14, 2019

    Contrary to popular belief, there are many benefits to doodling. Doodling helps you retain information, express creativity & improves wellbeing.

  • Doing Something Creative Can Boost Your Wellbeing

    August 6, 2019

    Suttie (2017) writes, "a new study suggests that small acts of creativity in everyday life increase our overall sense of well-being."

  • What Does Living Fully Really Look Like

    July 30, 2019

    Thoughts on living fully are shared by leaders around the world. Their perspective can be a guide to leading a fulfilled life.

  • 13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

    July 16, 2019

    Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like? Bariso identifies a number of actions that illustrate how emotional intelligence appears in the real world.

  • Athletes and the Arts: What Musicians Can Learn From Athletes

    June 22, 2019

    A webinar discussing the integration of the science of sport and the performing arts. Similarities of sport athletes and performing artists explained.

  • Wellness Resources for Musicians

    June 22, 2019

    American Music Teacher Musician Wellness Series...annotated bibliography of resources for performers, players, and teachers.

  • Finding the Value in What People Have to Say

    May 31, 2019

    Valuing what people have to say from Halcolm’s Parables shared in Patton Qualitative evaluation and research methods (qualitative interviewing).

  • 7 Dimensions of Wellness…Consider Your Response

    May 10, 2019

    Emotional, environmental, intellectual, occupational, physical, social & spiritual wellness statements to guide thought about personal development.

  • Personal Development Through Life Stages

    May 10, 2019

    Personal development depends on commitment to be open to experiences and reflect on the meaning of these experiences as a guide to personal evolution.

  • Hobbies…you do it because you enjoy it

    May 9, 2019

    Reading, writing, music, art, recreation, sports, gardening, & animals quotes to stimulate thought about wellness, lifelong learning & personal development.

  • Lifelong learning and adult educators

    May 9, 2019

    Lifelong learning concepts include learning style, life role, self-directed learning, adaptability & ability of adult learners.

  • The values of lifelong learning

    May 9, 2019

    Marian Wright Edelman delivered the commencement address, titled "The Values of Life-Long Learning, Civic Engagement, and Intellectual Leadership"

  • Strategies for Attitude Learning

    May 9, 2019

    Guide for understanding attitude learning includes cognitive, behavioral & affective components. Explanation of why attitude learning is important.

  • Building core capabilities for life

    May 9, 2019

    Exploration of the development & use of core capabilities — known as self-regulation skills — from early childhood into adolescence and adulthood.

  • Lifelong Learning…Your Way

    May 9, 2019

    Discussion of formal, non-formal, and informal learning. Are you a lifelong learner? What forms of learning do you prefer? How do you learn?

  • How to be a lifelong learner

    April 29, 2019

    How to be a lifelong learner: never stop learning. Reaping the rewards of higher education. Many people attribute their success to being lifelong learners.