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Adding a positive dimension to the academic experiences of pre-college and college students, faculty, advisors, and administrators by incorporating positivity, humor, mindfulness, metacognitive skills and social emotional learning into their academic experiences.

So much to learn!

Check out these thought-provoking articles and get your mind bloomin'!

Train Your Brain to Focus

January 21, 2018 |

Marti Miles-Rosenfield


This older article from the Harvard Business Review provides basic information about the disadvantages of multitasking. Awareness is the first step. Technology remains a big part of most people's lives and can gradually take over if left unchecked. ...  

Ready for College? Getting ready is not just about academics!

October 30, 2017 |

Marti Miles-Rosenfield


WebMD now publishes a special edition called WebMD Campus Life. Please take a look at the many tips offered for success. Not feeling great? You are not alone. Please take care of yourselves and know that you are part of a special population ...

The Power of Solitude

October 30, 2017 |

Marti Miles-Rosenfield

This short essay by Elaine Smookler discusses the benefits of solitude. When is the last time you were alone in nature? On the beach, in a forest, under a tree, by a pond? Solitude is surprisingly healthy. Put all the gadgets away and take a walk to a quiet place you ...

“I was a hot head student and didn't want to listen to anyone, but Ms. Marti found a way to get through to me. When a lot of others thought I wasn't worth the effort, she saw something in me that I couldn't see in myself ... potential.”

Christopher Bloomer

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