Putting Relationships First in School Reentry

Putting Relationships First in School Reentry

This column was originally published in The Salem News on April 1, 2021. “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” It’s a familiar phrase once offered as an unfortunate playground defense to resolve social conflict. This statement’s...
What is Wellness?

What is Wellness?

What is wellness? Is it an overused word meant to sell the science of perfection? Is it an elitist premise that promises thinness and acceptance? Maybe it’s just the latest buzzword that has us all hash-tagging like crazy for social rapport. Buzz as you will,...