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Why Bother with Yellow Flowers When You Really Want a Turtle?

“Would you take me to go look at the yellow flowers?” It seems like a simple request, but it was, in fact, perfectly tailored to meet both my nephew’s needs and his in the moment. I was visiting my family.  My mother had suggested that I go look at the yellow flowers in her garden […]

When Your Game Face Makes You Out of Touch With Your Emotions

Our game face, or our poker face, is the face we put on for the outside world that masks what is happening for us internally.  We develop it over time, some better than others, some better at certain situations than others.  When we have our game face on, we can go out into the world […]