Author Archives: HJ.DeWaard

What’s Your Story?

Any time someone asks this question, it requires some deep thinking and honest reflection. It’s not always an easy question to answer. My students struggle with this question each year in the course that I teach. It’s dependant, in part, … Continue reading

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Out of my comfort zone!

It’s unsettling. It’s got me wondering what I’m doing and how I get myself into these things. I’ve been pushed and pulled into new and interesting spaces. I’ve been encouraged to share and talk in places and spaces that are new to me. … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day – what will you do?

Did you know? February 7th is recognized globally as Safer Internet Day. Did you know? With so many days recognizing various events, organizations or people, this day may be under the radar for you. As a citizen of a global community, … Continue reading

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The Power of ONE WORD

One word can have significant impact, if it’s the right word for you. I know this from experience. This is my third year to use the #OneWordONT challenge to reflect, connect and contribute – thanks Julie Balen. You’d think selecting ONE … Continue reading

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Why I listen – your voice is compelling

I listen because your words compel me. I listen because your voice enriches my life. As you share your voice, through text, words, images, voice recordings or videos you add depth and meaning to what it means to be human. I … Continue reading

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