Balance and alignment can be like justice and healing, different and similar.

Work-Life balance, it’s a familiar  mantra.  Encouraging us to have equal joy, equal efforts, equal time.  I believe in being congruent, being a person of value and principle, at home or work. Another phrase we use: “All work and no play”.  I think that is a statement used to justify play.  I’m tainted, I was raised by…

Be curious about Restorative Justice it will lead you to new discoveries.

I have been fascinated with brain-power lately.  It’s to the point I’ve even teased (just once) that I might change my favorite restorative justice cliché from “a change of behavior, by a change of heart” to “a change of behavior by a change of brain.” I especially love the work of Simon Sinek, you should link to his…

The Restorative Justice Talking Piece – tangible and physical, abstract and soulful.

From Stephen Covey – the 8th Habit: (The Talking Piece) is one of the most powerful communication tools I’ve ever seen, because, while it is tangible and physical, it embodies a concept that is powerfully synergistic.  This Talking Stick represents how people with differences can come to understand one another . . . speak, until…