Two of My Peaceful Heroes: MLK, Jr. & Thich Naht Hanh Together

Two of My Peaceful Heroes: MLK, Jr. & Thich Naht Hanh Together

In 1967 Nobel Laureate Martin Luther King, Jr. nominated the Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh (b.1926) for the Nobel Peace Prize. This photo shows laureate and nominee together and the text of Martin Luther King's nomination letter follows. These two men, along with Gandhi who greatly influenced MLK, Jr., have had  a tremendous impact on my thinking, my work and my life. As a therapist and social activist, I have been speaking out against abuse, domestic violence and bullying and speaking for increasing peace through creating GREAT relationships my entire career i

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Bullying: Amanda Todd's Tragic Call for Help Is Our Call to Action!

Amanda Todd is sadly another tragic example of why bullying needs to stop! Read the Metro story about it here and watch her video. Read the ABC News story here. This is a wake up call for all of us. 20121013-074746.jpg

What can you do? Get the "Be the Answer: Solutions to Bullying" program in your school and in front of your students, faculty and parents now! We must not turn a blind eye! Based on the Olweus Bullying Prevention Project, TAB-S, and incorporating the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, “Be the Answer: Solutions to Bullying” is a comprehensive, dynamic and systemic intervention program (assembly, assessment, faculty training, parent nights, classroom discussion) designed to integrate into school’s existing policies as well as provide practical approaches kids and teens actually relate to and will use.