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Healthy Spirituality Vs. Toxic Spirituality: What’s the Difference?

Healthy Spirituality Vs. Toxic Spirituality: What’s the Difference? Spirituality.  It’s a mushy word. To us at Uplift, spirituality is when we align with our internal moral compass, connect with something beyond ourselves, and attune to our deepest values. It’s about exploring the ultimate mystery of life and following our individual purpose, whatever that may be. …

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3 Reasons Why Music Matters For Kids

Everyone has a sense that music helps kids in their development, but what are the specifics? Why is music important for children? Here are three reasons why music matters for kids. 1. Music transcends cultures. “Music is the language of the spirit,” wrote Kahlil Gibran. “It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” …

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Activism for Kids: 7 Steps to Follow

When CBS announced in mid-2021 that they were launching a reality TV show called “The Activists,” they were slammed around the internet. The show would consist of six competing activists. Whoever received the highest amount of social media engagement would win. Andy Wilson, an environmental activist, said it might “be the worst idea for a …

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5 Reasons to Teach Kids Consent

It’s been said that the shortest words — yes and no — are those which require the most thought. They’re simple words that communicate a world of information, especially when it comes to physical touch. By paying attention to when we’re a yes or a no to any activity, we’re better prepared to skillfully navigate …

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