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The Afterword: A Conversation About the Future of Words

May 30, 2022

Laurel Handfield, the owner and creator of Happy Island Press, explains that we must remain diligent when sharing positive messages on all social media platforms. Adding affirmations, creating patient self care practices and remembering that we are all individuals is vital as we understand the journey of healing. In...

May 25, 2022

In light of so much that has been happening in our country and world, we want to re-release this episode on trauma. We recorded this in our first season, back in 2018.

What happens to the #brain when we use #empathetic listening while sharing stories of #trauma? The research tells us that stories can help us heal and...

May 23, 2022

On The Afterword, we are beginning a new theme focused around safety. Our expert guests help kick off this theme with a conversation about personal and social identity. How do we develop ideas of who we are and what are the barriers to that journey? Who are our allies and how can we learn from the stories of others?

May 16, 2022

Losing is hard and the life lessons learned through participating in sports is vital as we develop character, mental resilience, and strategies that support us in every aspect of our lives. Many reluctant athletes understand the power of positive coaching, and Director of gymnastics at Camp Asia,  Coach Joy Koh explains...

May 10, 2022

How can we balance athletic performance with personal growth? How do you keep sports fun? What are the advantages or disadvantages of being “pushed” versus “coached? What are the key elements that sports participation provide in developing social and emotional skills for every level of competition? Coach Joy Koh,