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24 best Quotes of Rumi - LifeTastesWell

24 best Quotes of Rumi - LifeTastesWell | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. Best Quotes of Rumi.

 

You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.

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Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself. Rumi

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What you seek is seeking you.

You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life.

Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.

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Look for the answer inside your question. Best Quotes of Rumi

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Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.


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Ther is always room for a quote from Rumi.

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What role does spirituality play in leadership? It makes the leader whole and fill the hole in the whole of the organization
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Why Empathy Holds the Key to Transforming 21st Century Learning

Why Empathy Holds the Key to Transforming 21st Century Learning | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Empathy -- the ability to understand another person's experiences and emotions -- can be a powerful learning tool for students and an important outcome of

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What I found in my recent research and dissertation was the teachers I interviewed shared a common feature: empathy and sympathy for others.
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Personalising education by introducing the spiritual dimension - an antidote to linear standardised teaching

Personalising education by introducing the spiritual dimension - an antidote to  linear standardised teaching | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Educational ideas from Ireland 'Learning by Wandering' by Marie Martin I have just been looking at a book ,'Learning b
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This is an interesting idea. If we tap into who we as a person and the wisdom that precedes us, it breaks away from the monotony of sameness. Perhaps we conform to a certain way of teaching because it is easier. What if we imagined a different way of teaching that reached down into our souls?
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Public Indifference Is Trump's Greatest Asset on the Path to Autocracy

Public Indifference Is Trump's Greatest Asset on the Path to Autocracy | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Can It Happen Here?
Jan 31, 2017 | 30 videos
Video by The Atlantic
This is a clear moment of crisis for Americans, says Atlantic senior editor David Frum. “We are living through the most dangerous challenge to the free government of the United States in decades,” he explains in this video. What can people do when Congress refuses to check the president, civil unrest fuels his agenda, and he uses Twitter to stifle dissent? Read more in The Atlantic’s March 2017 cover story, “How to Build an Autocracy.”
Authors: Daniel Lombroso, David Frum

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I have posted that it is rare I agree with David Frum. This is a time when I do not.
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Let Go Or Be Dragged

Let Go Or Be Dragged | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
You do not suffer because things are impermanent. You suffer because things are impermanent and you think they are permanent.
— Thich Nhat Hanh Next time you feel upset, zoom out a bit. What are you…
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Mindfulness and being present to the world and others is essential.
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20 Simple Things You Can Do Daily To Become A Mindful Person

20 Simple Things You Can Do Daily To Become A Mindful Person | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
The world we are living in today has taken away our ability to truly appreciate the little things that we should be thankful for.

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Thich Nhat Hanh reminds us that we can find the extraordinary in the ordinary when we stop and are present to the world.
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Integrating Mindfulness & Social-Emotional Learning Programs - Mindful Schools

Integrating Mindfulness & Social-Emotional Learning Programs - Mindful Schools | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
What are the similarities and differences between mindfulness and social and emotional learning (SEL)? How do the two approaches converge or collide? How might integrating mindfulness amplify the effects of existing SEL programs?

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Mindfulness benefits teachers and students.
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The Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy Explained Perfectly With a Simple Animation - The Power of Ideas

The Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy Explained Perfectly With a Simple Animation - The Power of Ideas | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
This is a beautiful video from Dr. Brene Brown that explains the difference between empathy and sympathy and which one really leads to a genuine connection. Enjoy!   Continue the conversation Our parent site, Ideapod, is a social network for idea sharing. It’s a place for you to explore ideas, share your own and come …

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There are a couple of animated videos based on Brenee Brown's work.
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#Mayors from the world’s biggest cities gather to plot Trump-era #climate plan #Palermo #Orlando #refugees

#Mayors from the world’s biggest cities gather to plot Trump-era #climate plan #Palermo #Orlando #refugees | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Mayors from scores of the world’s biggest cities gathered in Mexico Wednesday to plot their strategy for fighting climate change in the face of skepticism from US President-elect Donald Trump.
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An  interesting silver lining is that maybe local leaders will understand their roles are essential.
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Why Your Mindfulness Efforts Aren’t Working

Why Your Mindfulness Efforts Aren’t Working | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Give it at least 10 minutes a day.
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St. Francis de Sales said to set aside time each day and, when we think we do not need to meditate, set aside more time.
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Unplug That Smartphone From Your Brain For Mindfulness!

Unplug That Smartphone From Your Brain For Mindfulness! | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
It’s now time to establish a smartphone detox to enable you deal with your smartphone and mindfulness. Challenge yourself to these digital detox guidelines.

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How Prioritizing Spirituality Made Me Better At My Corporate Job

How Prioritizing Spirituality Made Me Better At My Corporate Job | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Being a spiritual woman in a corporate world—and practicing meditation on a daily basis—has taught me certain things about how to survive and thrive in today's modern workplace. Here's what I've learned over the years, and my advice on how to use mindfulness to your personal and professional advantage.

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Who we are away from work informs who we are at work. Mindfulness is part of who we are as a person.
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Circle of Trust Touchstones • Center for Courage & Renewal

Circle of Trust Touchstones • Center for Courage & Renewal | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
“A small circle of limited duration that is intentional about its process will have a deeper, more life-giving impact than a large, ongoing community that is shaped by the norms of conventional culture.” —Parker J. Palmer, A Hidden Wholeness Facilitators of Courage & Renewal programs use these basic Touchstones to help define clear boundaries for  Continue Reading »

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Parker Palmer's writing is important for teachers and others who live to serve others.
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How Meditating Helps You with Difficult Emotions - Mindful

How Meditating Helps You with Difficult Emotions - Mindful | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
In this five-part series, we look at a range of emotions and some meditative practices to work with them more creatively.

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Finding ways to pause and allow yourself to take a deep breath is important. To be present is key.
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Teaching kids how to do chores boosts work ethic and empathy, study finds

Teaching kids how to do chores boosts work ethic and empathy, study finds | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it

According to a recent study, when children do chores they learn to be more empathetic, they better understand the importance of contributing to family and are well-adjusted. But it isn't just about telling kids to do chores — it's teaching them how.



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When we take time and teach children, we spend time with them and help them grow. We model appropriate behaviour.
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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, July 16, 2015 6:16 PM

Isn't it ironic that the things our society discards in order to emphasize academics (arts in school, free time, chores) seem to be the very things that seem to help children grow up to be successful in both life and academics, and the things that we emphasize are the things that turn children off of school and even learning. -Lon

Jason Smith's curator insight, July 17, 2015 6:30 PM

Teaching responsibility, sounds like homework responsibility to me.

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"A Case for Developing Spiritual Intelligence in Leaders through Equine" 

"A Case for Developing Spiritual Intelligence in Leaders through Equine"  | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it

 

Unpredictable circumstances, growing stresses in an ever-increasing global market, and ubiquitous ennui have left organizations and today’s leaders in government, industry, and academia without the necessary tools to transition to change in a principled manner.

 

The authors explain that the development and maintenance of genuine leadership skills — adaptive to the dictates of the modern world — must be borne from one’s inner self, a retreat to spirituality.

 

One available method of achieving this is through Equine Facilitated Experiential Learning (EFEL), a technique whereby leaders develop critical management skills by working with horses...

 

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Leading from a values based place is essential. Too often though, we think of values as placing a value on something. In truth, values (in French valoir) is a place of strength and courage to act and speak properly.
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How to Teach Happiness at School

How to Teach Happiness at School | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
By Ilona Boniwell

Health is part of every public-school education. But what is health? It's more than just nutrition and gym class.

As early a

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How teachers speak and act is an essential model for their students. Are they being empathic, caring, happy, responsible, etc?
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Teaching Resources Related to Fake News, Media Literacy, and Digital Citizenship

Teaching Resources Related to Fake News, Media Literacy, and Digital Citizenship | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it

[All links in this scoop are contained below; clicking on the headline or the image will not take you anywhere - JL]

 

From the Dec. 14, 2016 issue of Education Week

 

Core Principles of Media Literacy Education and Media Literacy Resource Hub, National Assn. for Media Literacy Education

 

K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum, Common Sense Media

 

Position Statement on Media Literacy, National Council on the Social Studies

 

CML MediaLit Kit, Center for Media Literacy

 

Digital Citizenship Utah Resources Library

 

Teaching Resources from the Media Education Lab at the Univ. of Rhode Island

 

Media Literacy Clearinghouse, Frank Baker

 

How to Spot Fake News, FactCheck.org, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center

 

Digital Resource Center, Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University


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A must have for all teachers.
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Learn to Respond, Not React! #1 Liked Blog!

Learn to Respond, Not React! #1 Liked Blog! | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it

One of my favorite stories is a lesson about taking responsibility for our own lives. It is about learning to respond rather than react when we are confronted by “life”. 


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Respond and responsbility come from the same etymological roots.
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David Hain's curator insight, December 5, 2016 10:01 AM

Great parable and lesson about leadership form Dr Marshall Goldsmith!

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This Is Why Meditation Makes You Feel Better

This Is Why Meditation Makes You Feel Better | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
After just four days of mindfulness meditation training, people reported feeling 21% less pain

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When Senryu Suzuki contracted cancer, he spoke about it and the pain as his friend.
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Act of kindness #24: Kindness Advent Calendar

Act of kindness #24: Kindness Advent Calendar | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
It’s almost that time of year again… time to spread a little festive kindness. My Kindness Advent Calendar works just like a normal advent calendar but instead of the usual chocolate countdown, we …
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Although I think kindness is an everyday way, this might help some teachers who are unsure how to go about being kind.
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GwynethJones's curator insight, December 4, 2016 5:59 PM

I love this idea!

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What can Western leaders learn from Africa?

What can Western leaders learn from Africa? | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Leontine van Hooft explains the Power of African thinking, Ubuntu and unifying leadership. Western leaders can learn from Africa.

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I have been fortunate and have spent time with people from different cultures, including African. Ubuntu is seeing the other person as a person and taking time to acknowledge their presence. As one person from Africa told me, when they are in North America, they find it difficult not to get caught up in the rush of life.
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What if we focused on long-term relationships and sustainability? This is about Ubuntu and unifying leadership. Consider the recent American elections. It was about dividing and remains so, rather than being about unifying. The closet we come to this is servant-leadership and we avoid it, because it is hard work.
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10 Tips To Easily Understand Mindfulness

More and more we see or hear the word Mindfulness nearly everyday. But what does it mean and will you benefit fro


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A Christian Case for LGBT Rights

A Christian Case for LGBT Rights | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Michael Coren joins The Agenda to discuss why he changed his mind on same-sex marriage.

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I rarely find myself on the same side of an argument with Michael Coren. I adhere to an idea that Jesus was often embedded with people who lived on the margins of his world. What does that mean in today's society? It means he would find it problematic to disenfranchise and other humans because of gender and sexuality.

When I read and hear that Catholic schools have to come up with a policy about gay support groups, I wonder why? If they open the Bible and read the New Testament, they would find Jesus's teachings provide them with insights on how to treat students and others with unconditional love.
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Why Do We Feel Awe?

Why Do We Feel Awe? | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
News stories and social media posts inundate us every day with tips for greater happiness, health, and general well-being. But who has the time to fit them into our already packed schedules?
Recently, though, my research has led me to believe that one simple prescription can have transformative effects: look for more daily experiences of awe. This doesn’t require a trek to the mountains. What the science of awe is suggesting is that opportunities for awe surround us, and their benefits are profound.

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Does it have to extraordinary to feel awe? Or, can we experience the extraordinary in the ordinary?
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David Hain's curator insight, May 12, 2016 3:46 AM

"Don't underestimate the power of goosebumps!" - Berkeley Greater Good. The importance of bringing some awe into your life! 

Ian Berry's curator insight, May 12, 2016 6:54 PM
We can all be more childlike and less childish. Every day my wife and I and our dog Molly walk the same path (we are blessed with sand and sea, and bush and scrub!) Every day Molly finds something new because her curiosity knows no bounds. She reminds us daily that every moment has never happened before and therefore we cannot help but be in awe.
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A Basic Meditation to Tame Your Inner Critic - Mindful

A Basic Meditation to Tame Your Inner Critic - Mindful | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
An in-the-moment exercise for confronting the nagging voice in your head.

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Mindfulness and meditation are practices we can undertake in the moment.
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