“Champions of Choice” – Documenting History

Author Jim Roy shares his once in a lifetime opportunity to document Dr. Glasser's professional career. He speaks candidly about his thoughts and feelings as he considered this project and how his interviews with Dr. Glasser unfolded. This is a wonderful interview...

What’s New in the World of Quality Schools

What exactly is a Quality School and how is it defined? Bob Hoglund, the Chair of the Glasser Quality School Committee in the United States, shares an update of this and much more, including the plans to connect with and support schools and individuals who are, or...

An Evolutionary Perspective on Total Behavior

Total Behavior is one of the most powerful concepts Dr. Glasser developed.  But can it keep pace with what science is revealing about the brain? Dr. Jean Seville Suffield and Lynn Sumida discuss how they see the integration of concepts like consciousness, brain...

Contemplative Inquiry – With Children – Really?

Simon Fraser University, in British Columbia Canada, is offering an innovative new program that could address how  we help people, including children, offset the enormous impact of technology and the fast pace of life. One of the developers considers herself a “subtle...

The 2017 USA SouthEast Regional Glasser Conference

The 2017 Conference theme was Diversity is Reality – Respect is a Choice! This dynamic conference had two special keynote speakers at a pre-conference day – Dr. Peter Breggin and Robert Whitaker. Both men are deeply committed to keeping the issue of mental health and...

The Power of Self-Evaluation with Dr. Wubbolding

Dr. Robert Wubbolding joins Lynn Sumida to talk about his most recent book, Reality Therapy and Self-Evaluation: The Key to Client Change. Dr. Wubbolding feels we often don’t plumb the depths of self-evaluation, and the power it offers for client change. Lynn asks...

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The 2017 WGI International Board Meeting

Executive Director for WGI, Kim Olver talks about the International Board Meeting and what was special about both the location and the agenda. Growth and development were on the list as were plans for the expansion of WGI’s online presence and resources. Lynn Sumida...

Women: Gifts, Leadership and Self Compassion

“Out of the mouth of babes” is something we’ve all heard. Well Joy Leng is no baby but she is a young woman, from Singapore, on a mission. She shares her experience of being a woman, taking action and the development of The Seven Day Self Compassion Challenge....

Serving Special Needs Children in Kenya

Not something Lois Knapton ever thought she would be doing, but that’s what happened when her mind and heart teamed up. Lois shares her remarkable story and the difference one person can make. We all get to be inspired… This is the first installment of our ONE+...

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