I keep reading and hearing about people wanting to create more kindness, empathy, and understanding of others in their communities. Each time I am reminded of why I wrote Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift in 1997. I wrote my “Community Parable”  because children rarely are offered opportunities to identify their own personality traits and talents.…

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Are you missing a hug from a loved one, friend, neighbor, and/or colleague? Because of the Coronavirus many people are feeling stressed and missing healthy hugs, which are an emotional connection to others for humans, as well as some animals. I enjoyed  reading the newspaper article entitled: We’re Human, we have to hug, which caught…

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You know it is summertime in our home when the old Spinach Borscht pot comes out of the cabinet. My remarkable Green Brain mother-in-law, later lovingly referred to as “Grandma Lil,” gave me my 6-quart enameled Spinach Borscht pot as a bridal show gift, 53 years ago. My introduction to Spinach Borscht was in the…

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Sunday, May 10th is Mother’s Day and what would have been my beloved mothers’ 103rd birthday. On the left is a picture of my mother and I wearing our fashionable Mother-Daughter dresses, which my mother designed and sewed. We are standing in our garden in 1948. My mother was 31 years old and I was…

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As an educator, I want share my Brain Color Personality Tips to help you understand how your children learn best; what attributes their teachers or you, as their “stay at home teachers,” teach them, including their school work; and how parents/guardians encourage their children during the Coronavirus and when we eventually live in our new…

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I have noticed that people are worrying about a variety of issues during the Coronavirus. These observations got my Green Brain thinking about what causes people to worry and what each Brain Color personality worries about. William Ralph Inge said, “Worry is interest paid on trouble before it is due.”   The verb worry means to give…

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Because of the Coronavirus individual are learning how to juggle and manage their professional and personal lives and projects. Before the Coronavirus people were going to work in their offices, businesses, or their home office and managing their own personal scheduling, connections, and projects. Now, thousands of people are juggling how to manage their work…

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This year is my book’s 13th birthday! What Color Is Your Brain?® was published in 2007. Last Wednesday, I spoke with Stephanie Portnoy, Senior Vice President, Health Care Books and Journals, and Mary Sasso, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at SLACK Incorporated about a new book project. Before we concluded our call, I asked Stephanie…

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“Fecundity” is my word for WordWednesday. Noun: Fertility, ability to produce copious ideas, offspring, or new growth. Usage: Our neighbor’s 4-H rabbit project was a perfect example of “Fecundity”. Pronunciation – feˈkəndədē,fiˈkəndədē My Creative Blue Brain is always in a “Fecundity” mode!      My family business memoir No Bunk, Just BS (Business Sense) is available on Amazon.com.…

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