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 […]

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.

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 […]

Peaceful Parenting in Stressful Times

Please share this event with parents in your community!   Kids are back to school (sort of)—a great time for parents to tune up their own skills! Join me for a Saturday Night Stuck-at-Home Survival social for parents: Peaceful Parenting in Stressful Times A Zoom class for parents seeking greater family ease, connection, and mental/emotional […]

Past Classes & Workshops

Workshops: For Parents: Bully Prevention through Positive Parenting (2 hrs) The Meaning of Zorgos (45 min.) Raising an Upstander (30 min.) The Power of Zorgos (30 min.) Hosting  The Zorgos Project — helping parents set up reading groups to solve problems created by bullying dynamics. Based on book, The Bullying Antidote. Beyond Bullying Parenting & Positivity […]


I have been a social activist and community organizer all my adult life. Here are some works of which I’m especially proud. Zorgos Day In 2017, Oakland’s mayor proclaimed October 15th “Zorgos Day” in honor of the work done by The Zorgos Project, educating parents and families about the long-term effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences […]

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Short Stories Ted’s Tender Trophy – Full of Crow, July, 2016 Vino, Vidi, Vesuvia – Doorknobs and Body Paint Issue #80,  December 2015 #combustionfast – Doorknobs & Body Paint, Issue #88, November 2017 Articles How to Give Out Zorgos Awards – ACES Too High November 2018 “This changed my life”—Oprah learns about ACEs and Trauma-informed care – […]


Author My first two memoirs were Perfectly Revolting: My Glamorous Cartooning Career (2010) and The Reason She Left (2011), and my first novel, The Souls of Her Feet (2019), based on my musical, was also inspired by my own life (and Cinderella). With my mother, Dr. Louise Hart, I wrote The Bullying Antidote (Hazelden, 2013), On the Wings of Self-Esteem (Celestial Arts, Uplift […]