Posts Tagged ‘princess shayna’s invisible visible gift’
I Experienced Bully Behavior In A Doctor’s Office!
A Doctor Who Is A Bully Last month, I experienced Bully Behavior in a doctors office! My husband and I were shocked and disturbed by the doctor’s behavior: 1. His belligerent tone of voice. 2. His lack of eye contact with me and my husband. 3. His body language, with his feet out in front…Read more
Happy 25th Birthday “Princess Shayna” – My Children’s Color-Filled Fairy Tale!
Happy 25th Birthday! Tomorrow, on 2/2/22, Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift will be 25 years of age. My book launch and party were on February 2, 1997! Family and friends helped to celebrate my book, the beautiful illustrations that were drawn and colored by Len Birnbaum, and the Gift Giver’s Guide, to help children, their…Read more
Wow! Sheila’s 1st Children’s Book Adapted Into New Musical!
Joyful News Last, Tuesday, August 31st, Jordan and I were invited to the Raue Center For The Arts to listen to a preveiw of the musi and script for an adaptation fo my childern’s fairy tale, Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift! The Raue Center Team Billy Seger, the institutional advancement associate, and a gifted and…Read more
Discover how you can create more kindness, empathy, and understanding of others in your community!
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.…Read more
Brain Color Clues to help you comfort others and yourself during the Coronavirus!
Knowing how to comfort others and yourself, especially during the Cornoavirus, can be challenging. Yesterday, Jordan and I were 2 of 9 attendees at the funeral of our dear friend, and the talented illustrator of Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift, Len Birnbaum. It was challenging for those of us who are Blue Brainers not to…Read more
Fairy tale helps children feel loved, safe, encouraged, confident, and respectful of others!
23 years ago, I celebrated the publication and arrival of the first edition of Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift with my Fun Orange Brain friends, Susan Dobbe-Leahy and Carol Campbell. The actual book launch party was on February 2, 1997, the actual birthday of the fictional and nonfictional Princess Shayna. The 1st edition of Princess…Read more
Do you know how to appreciate other people’s gifts and your own in the workplace and at home?
“If you are aware, the gifts are there!” is one of my favorite sayings, which my Blue Brain enjoys sharing with family, friends, and clients. I created the term “Praiseworthy Gifts” when I was writing Princess Shyana’s Invisible Visible Gift, which is my family fairy tale version of What Color Is Your Brain?. The term…Read more
Fairy Tales Can Teach You How to Get Along with Other People!
For centuries, all over the world, children have grown up listening to or reading fairy tales. These magical, engaging, and imaginary tales teach children and adults meaningful, relevant, and significant life lessons, which help them develop their self-image and how relate to other people, be honest, kind, strong, smart, and understanding of individuals who are…Read more
4 Ways to Recognize and Deal with People’s Difficult “Shadowed” Behavior and Personality.
We all have experienced difficult people professionally and personally. Recently, I experienced a difficult person who I thought of as a Meevillian. Meevillain is the Princess of the Forest of Fear in my Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift, which is the children’s fairy tale version of What Color Is Your Brain?®. Meevillain is the “shadowed” side…Read more
A Happy 22nd Birthday for My Children’s Brain Color Fairy Tale!
Last Saturday, on February 2nd, my children Brain Color Fairy Tale celebrated her 22nd birthday. The first edition of Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift was published in 1997 and the 2nd edition was published in 2011. Princes Shayna is the fairy tale version of What Color Is Your Brain?. 10% of the royalties from Shayna’s Invisible…Read more
Students Love Learning and Sharing their Personality Discoveries!
Last Friday, I enjoyed a color-filled Princess Shayna Author Visit with a group of 3rd graders, who read my Brain Color fairy tale this past semester for their enrichment program. My friend Laura Newcomer, who is an Instructional Coach, and her colleague Kim Miller, who is the Information Literacy & Enrichment Teacher, arranged a grand…Read more
Discover How A Terrific Teacher Helps Her Students Learn About Themselves!
Last Thursday, I received a grand email from my friend Laura Newcomer who is the Information Literacy Coach at her elementary school. Laura is featured in the photo on the left with the Princess Shayna Comes to Longfellow School 2014 photo album she and her students created for me at the conclusion of their enrichment…Read more