Starfish and Superpowers

Today I'm on a natural high as I reflect on my time with the amazing school counselors in the Hoosier State. Almost a year ago, I got an email from the ISCA President Stephanie K with a kind invitation to keynote their state conference; 

look at the beautiful Starfish she gave me 
as a treasure to remember my visit and their theme.

ABC Worry Free Giveaway

Happy Monday; today I'm excited to introduce you to a beautiful new resource
 to help your learners let go of their worries. 

According to Tim Elmore, we are in an age when teens are experiencing more anxiety than the average 1950s psychiatric-unit patient. I've actually heard it referred to as Generation Stress.

PPBF: Earthrise

Today I'm excited because yesterday I got to hang out with JetStream Jax.

We had a fantastic time catching up and visiting at the library; what a blessing to have a friend like this incredible meteorologist and peacemaker. 

An SEL Smorgasbord

Today I'm energized because I've been working on my keynote
and breakout session for my trip to Indiana next week.

Grow On The Go

Today I'm excited as I started the day listening to a podcast on my walk before church, grateful for the chance to grow on the go. And it gave me the idea to share my top six podcast picks. Click the picture to tune in and subscribe.

Counselor Hans Appel just launched this inspiring student-led podcast; soon I'll get to interview them on Character Speaks. Don't miss their episode with servant-leadership guru James Hunter.

PPBF: Who Will I Be?

Wait, what? Picture Perfect Book Friday on a Thursday? Yep, because I'm leaving town and this is a title you will not want to miss. It's the perfect PPBF pick to kick off November, a month to celebrate gratitude and service.

Title: Who Will I Be?
Author: Abby Huntsman