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Zoe Weil M.A., M.T.S
Who would have thought that a Barbie doll could transform a little Black girl's sense of herself and her future? With her mother's lessons, her Barbie did just that.
Facing our mortality is much easier when we write our own epitaph and live accordingly. Plus it's a joyful, purposeful way to live.
With all that's wrong in the world, the COVID vaccine represents what's right. Let's build on this achievement.
I asked William Shatner to kiss me in front of 5,000 people. The reason why matters.
With limited hours in a day, and in a world where information about virtually anything is readily available, what essential knowledge and skills should students acquire in school?
Our education system needs a new purpose. If we embrace the right goal, we'll witness the unfolding of profound good.
It's time to re-examine the purpose of education and focus on educating a generation of solutionaries.
The new year offers you the chance to be part of the solution. Put on your solutionary glasses and get started.
How can you avoid life regrets? Don't wait to say I love you.
It's dark out there, but you can bring light. How expanding our perspectives can lead to meaningful lives that make a difference for ourselves and others.
While the pandemic will surely impact your holiday celebration, it can still be full of joy and meaning. Here are six ways to have a kind and happy holiday.
How can you possibly feel thankful during this pandemic Thanksgiving? Why does it matter that you try? Try this self-reflective practice. It will do you good.
Want to save democracy? Let’s teach 16-year-olds to be election-savvy investigators and fact-checkers; help them register to vote; and take them to the polls.
Stressed and anxious? Here's how animals can help.
Is the election damaging your relationships with friends and family? Here are 3 ways to build bridges, model solutionary thinking and action, and make a difference.
How can you find equanimity when the news is so awful? Here are four ways to stay mentally healthy and effective in turbulent times.
What can you do when QAnon comes to your community? Here are four tips.
A rare story about schizophrenia with a happy ending.
Why it's so important for white people to learn about racism.
Why is the thing that should make you crack not the thing that makes you crack?
2020 could turn out to be the greatest year in our collective lives, marking a profound turning point. It's up to us to make it so.
It's possible to solve our problems if we transform the system that lies at their root: education. Now is the time to envision post-pandemic schooling.
Could what you put in your mouth head off the next pandemic and lead to a healthier future?
During this week's 50th anniversary of Earth Day, it’s more important than ever to connect kids with nature and make a difference.
Which difficult emotions are you experiencing during the pandemic? How can you prevent fear, sorrow, and anger from overwhelming you?
Prisoners are being released during COVID-19. What can we learn from this?
If you're finding forced togetherness challenging, here are six ideas for boosting #LoveInTheTimeOfCoronavirus.
Transform your pandemic fears by nourishing gratitude, generosity, hope, and your inner solutionary.
Bringing mindfulness to COVID-19 can bring presence to the face of uncertainty.
Schools are closing due to COVID-19. Here are some ideas to create positive outcomes for kids and families.
Zoe Weil, M.A., M.T.S., is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education, the author of seven books, and a frequent speaker on creating a healthy and just world.