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What I Did For National Bullying Month

It’s been a busy October! I started a little job as Site Lead at an elementary school for the NoBully program. After having written about out-of-the-box Bully Prevention Programs (Chapter 6 of TBA), it is interesting to be involved in one! NoBully succeeds by building empathy…a key component of Zorgos! (More on this later.) But there … Continue reading

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Cosmic Citizens Don’t Like Bullying!

In a wonderful two-hour interview I did in Boulder, Colorado, with Paula Thompson, Andre Radatus, and Christilyn Biek-Larson, the hosts of Cosmic Citizen Radio, I only said “um” about 800 times and “you know” about 9000 times! We talked about bullying from a spiritual perspective, and everyone left feeling full of Zorgos, inspired by Gandalf, and empowered to go out and change the … Continue reading

Beyond Bullying

Invite the authors for uplifting event that leaves audiences with new knowledge to see bullying differently and create positive change in classrooms and families.  Material is available in a variety of formats to suit your audience. Continue reading

The Bullying Antidote

No one wants to raise a bully! And no one wants their child to be bullied. But bullying is happening anyway—more pervasively, more indiscriminately, and in some cases more violently than ever before. —from the introduction The Bullying Antidote: Superpower Your Kids for Life by Dr. Louise Hart and Kristen Caven (Hazelden, 2013) provides parents with … Continue reading

Cinderella and Human Rights
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Cinderella and Human Rights

I have been focused on two things, lately: The re-launch of my book, The Souls of Her Feet as the first edition of the Fairytale Reality Project, and Every Man, Woman and Child, a world party focused on teaching the Universal Declaration of Human Rights through music. What on earth do these two things have to … Continue reading

“This changed my life” —Oprah learns about ACEs and Trauma-informed care
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“This changed my life” —Oprah learns about ACEs and Trauma-informed care

Re-posted from ACEs Connection & ACES Too High… “Don’t ask ‘what’s wrong with you.’ Ask, ‘what happened to you.’”  I watched the Oprah segment with my mother, Dr. Louise Hart, who heard Dr. Vincent Felitti speak about the CDC-Kaiser Permanente Adverse Childhood Experiences Study ten years ago. At that time, she asked him, “What is being done … Continue reading

For Positive Change
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For Positive Change

Change is inevitable. When it is growthful, it is good. Kristen brings activation energy and a philosophy of possibility to every challenge, assignment, production and project. Trained in positive psychology, she teaches the science of happiness, and as a change agent she puts it into practice. Kristen spent decades helping parents and kids create better experiences together, … Continue reading