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Opening weeks idea: How did we become a society where traits of the left brain are favored? What traits are we possibly ignoring in the right brain?

My stroke of insight :: Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.

Starfish story

At my Children's school they hand out the Starfish Award based on this story.Happy to say all three of mine have received it! :) Such a beautiful story.

Best chart about heroin I've seen. That first opening quote just really sums it all up perfectly.

Heroin and Its Rapid Addiction Cycle

Social Workers do in fact save the work...Happy Social Work Month!

Every girl probably wouldn't mind having a piece of Ryan Gosling. People magazine crowned him with the 'Most Wanted' award. Let's celebrate with Gosling's 'Hey Girl' memes!

AJ Jacobs at TEDMED 2010

In spending a year trying to lead an intensely healthy lifestyle, AJ Jacobs talks about simple lessons anyone can apply to lead a healthier and happier life.

Be the kind of social worker you would want to have.

Getting Things Done Without Getting Bogged Down

The hardest part in life is staying true to who you are

The 10 Guideposts Infographic from The Book 'The Gifts of Imperfection' by Brene Brown

Moving forward, developing personal strengths, confidence, self esteem & resilience. The 10 Guideposts Infographic from The Book 'The Gifts of Imperfection' by Brene Brown

The Two Secret LMSW Exam Acronyms < these help social workers succeed in their social work LMSW licensing exam by prioritizing their interventions and/or work with clients.

I credit these two acronyms to my passing score! Memorize them, then write them down as soon as you sit down to test. Use them to evaluate your decision making / answer process.