Staff Picks - Social Skills and Character Traits

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Generosity is the willingness to give or to share, and the quality of being kind, understanding, and not selfish. These books teach the values of generosity and giving.

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."––Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

November 27, 2018
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You know that feeling when you realize you're actually pretty lucky when you have people who love you, food to eat, shelter to sleep in, books to read, and beauty to appreciate in nature and art? Yes, that's it. Gratitude. Thankfulness. Look around. You may have more to be thankful for than you realize!

October 19, 2018

When people know they can depend on you to do what you say you'll do, to be where you say you'll be, and that you'll always try to do the right thing.

November 16, 2016

Laughter is the best medicine.

November 16, 2016

Staying cool, calm, and collected when you want to scream, rage, and holler!

November 15, 2016

Getting the job done when others depend on you.

November 15, 2016

Showing consideration. Respect for others goes hand in hand with respect for yourself—you can't have one without the other.

November 14, 2016

Being able to cope with difficulties creatively and spontaneously.

November 14, 2016

The more knowledge you bring to a problem, the more likely you are to solve it.

November 14, 2016

Feeling good about yourself and what you've accomplished.

November 11, 2016

Seeing your goal to the end, never giving up even when the way gets difficult.

November 11, 2016

Letting the moment develop fully before acting.

November 11, 2016

Planning takes time and effort, but is more efficient and enduring.

November 9, 2016

The feeling that life cannot get better than it is at this moment.

November 9, 2016

Don't say one thing and do another.

November 9, 2016