empathy Category

3 Essential Ways to Rock Your Heart on Your Sleeve!

We are all familiar with the saying, “Don’t wear your heart on your sleeve.”  Usually, when someone gives this advice, he or she is trying to be helpful, guiding us to refrain from open display of our emotions. According to various resources, this idiom first appeared in Shakespeare’s play, Othello, written in 1604. Iago states […]

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Good Lighting

We’re a few weeks in to 2015—How’s it working out for you? At our house, we finally took down our Christmas lights and garland and put them away. I found myself reflecting on advice I’d heard New Year’s resolutions—which ones to make, how to make them, and even whether one should make them at all. […]

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Suspending Disbelief

Summer has passed us by unbelievably fast. As I stand at the threshold of Fall, I am still waxing nostalgic for the days of little to no schedules, constant piles of wet towels from trips to the swimming pool and late nights arguing and giggling over board games as a family. Also, I find it […]

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I’m Gonna Let It Shine!

It’s October. I always feel nervous energy when October approaches. I gave this some thought and realized that October is a very significant month for me. It’s one of my favorite times of the year as the Central Texas summer heat begins to fade. Everyone is giddy, including squirrels, dogs and children. It feels like […]

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