The Importance of Validating Others

One of my keynotes is titled “Removing the Mask”. Ironically, sometimes when I am on the stage I find myself having to wear a mask. I am human after all,…

Hurt People Hurt People

While teaching junior high I observed one of my students physically strike another boy who was developmentally delayed. An educational assistant responded with haste, and rapidly approached both boys with…

Bell Let's Talk and Listen

The annual Bell Let’s Talk Day takes place on Jan. 31, 2018.    While talking is great, I believe that we must also teach society how to respond to people struggling with…