Every 15 Minutes – Distracted/Drunk Driving Program at BHHS

This week BHHS put on Every 15 Minutes. An intense two-day program to create awareness of the real dangers of drunk/distracted driving. Words cannot describe the level of depth this program reaches. From a car crash scene, the arrest of a drunk driver, to the assembly where students and parents write letter to each other… Read More Every 15 Minutes – Distracted/Drunk Driving Program at BHHS

Habits and Routine. Beating stress and getting back to the basics

I came across an article about how five self-made billionaires beat stress and consistently live a healthy, more productive and more successful (if that’s even possible) life. But before you click the link, ponder this. So often the advice we hear..the 10-best-tips…the “sure” fast way to success…tends to be pretty basic. The tips are SO… Read More Habits and Routine. Beating stress and getting back to the basics

Steps to Bring Ease to the College Application Process

Today I presented on bringing mindfulness into the world of college counseling. A world that can be…well…full of fear. Fear of not getting in. Fear of failing yourself and those around you. Fear of not being enough. I truly believe that the college admission process does not have to be rooted in fear. How? Keep… Read More Steps to Bring Ease to the College Application Process

“Submit” and download “Headspace”

You’ve spent countless hours revising your essay. (or, ahem, maybe the past few hours)…you’ve checked your activities sheet and squeezed in that last line. You’ve reviewed your coursework. You’ve requested your supplemental materials. But there’s one thing left to do…”submit.” Up to roughly 90,000 students apply to at least one UC campus. And even though… Read More “Submit” and download “Headspace”

Breathe, an acronym for admissions season

Whether you are a Senior typing in your account information to log into the Common Application, or you are a parent of a younger student feeling antsy, or a Junior thinking ahead, remember this…Breathe. Well sure, actually breathe and take breaths throughout this entire process, but also take a look at the acronym below for some… Read More Breathe, an acronym for admissions season