High School Students Stamp out Sexism

High School Students Stamp out Sexism

The United Way of Lee County sponsored the first Youth Violence Awareness and Prevention Initiative on the spring of 2019.  Given the ubiquity of #MeToo, I sensed an opportunity to focus on violence against girls specifically and how to build empathy for all. Thanks...
Teens Reflect on a Silent Day

Teens Reflect on a Silent Day

Teens talk. That’s a rule. Yet, ten of them remained silent for a school day. With “I’m Silent Today” stickers on their shirts to alert the confused masses, these Speech students walked the din of South Fort Myers High School, and a new day began. Not only did they...
Five trash talk resolutions for 2019…

Five trash talk resolutions for 2019…

Published in The News Press on December 25, 2018 By Nancy Next  Changing how we talk to people isn’t the same as changing who we are. In 2019, let our speech help all people, particularly ourselves, be empowered, confident, loved, and a little bit bigger....

There are problems with apologies

There are problems with apologies Published in News Press on August 15, 2017 People are going to hurt us, intentionally or unintentionally. Ask yourself:  “Can I move on if an apology never arrives?”  If you are spiritually fit, the answer is yes. We are hardwired for...

Dragging the shark

Dragging the Shark By Nancy B. Loughlin Published in News Press on August 8, 2017 That shark video is tantalizing. It wasn’t the brutality of four young men mirthfully dragging a shark behind their speeding boat only to spread its shredded body over social media. It...

When grief takes over the body and heart

When grief takes over the body By Nancy B. Loughlin Published in News Press on August 2, 2017 I wouldn’t know an emotion if I tripped over it. I’m a mind person, a Jnana yogi.  If anyone asks me how I’m feeling, my response never fails to begin, “I think…” As body...

If ego is the reason, rethink your battle.

Retreat and surrender is sometimes best By Nancy B. Loughlin Published in News Press on July 18, 2017 There is nothing shameful in retreat. Life is full of wars.  We fight for custody of our children. We fight for lovers. We fight for jobs. We fight for justice. We...

Make the move physically and spiritually

Dealing with the spiritual move By Nancy B. Loughlin Published in News Press on July 11, 2017 Changing and moving your stuff is the same thing as changing your life. Therefore, be aware of energy, not only your energy, but the energy of the new home, said Zachari...

Accept the 30-day spiritual fitness challenge

Accept the spiritual fitness challenge By Nancy B. Loughlin Published in News Press on June 20, 2017  You can be spiritually sick, or you can be spiritually fit. It’s your choice. You are spiritually sick if you feel isolated, like an oddity in this world.  You are...