Dr. Lisa’s Blog

By Dr. Lisa Dunne. Upon visiting America, Edward the VIII Duke of Windsor was said to have remarked at the incredible level of respect that he encountered: He was amazed at how well parents obeyed their children. PARENTS: PROTECTING AND DIRECTING Ed Young’s book Kid CEO: How to Keep Your Children from Running […]

Parents: Protecting and Directing

By Dr. Lisa Dunne. “It’s okay to have butterflies in your stomach. Just get them to fly in formation.” – Helen Keller TEENS: DISCOVERING PURPOSE Maybe you’ve heard the old song that “children are our future” and wondered why our culture seems to treat that saying more like a campaign slogan […]

Teens: Discovering Purpose

By Dr. Lisa Dunne. The brain is “genetically programmed to be social…hardwired to take in signals from the social environment to alter its own internal states.” – Dr. Daniel Siegel, UCLA   “Do not make friends with a hot-tempered man, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn his […]

Staying Afloat in the Media Deluge

By Dr. Lisa Dunne. “Most ailing organizations have developed a functional blindness to their own defects. They are not suffering because they cannot resolve their problems, but because they cannot see their problems.” – John Gardner When she was four years old, our daughter was overheard explaining her interpretation of the story of creation to […]

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