Tag: mental health
“I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way.” – Robin Williams, Dead Poets Society (1989) I was hoping it was just one of those lame online hoaxes, but, indeed, it was no prank. Robin Williams’ recent suicide hit many of us hard – far, far beyond what we might […]
I was surprised, though, as her letter was not about big dreams, what goals she is aiming to accomplish in the next handful of years, what boyfriend she was going to have (phewww), things she wanted to purchase, when she would learn to drive, nor places she wanted to visit…
I just have a growing concern that too much emphasis placed on our digital lives tends to remove us from the elements of the “real world” that can offer much richer and more substantial experiences.
Kids don’t need babysitters; they need caring, passionate instructors and mentors who get out from behind their desks to engage and inspire.