Perspectives consists of Amy's reflections based on the discovery of new information, the cultivation of nurturing relationships and the growth that occurs as a result of both.
These considerations are meant to instigate investigation, connections and positive change.
November 21, 2018
Curiosity May Have Killed the Cat, but It's the Lifeblood of Humanity
Upon entering the room my senses raced into pleasant overload. The sights and sounds and smells were so wonderful, so beautiful—and, so different from anything I’d ever before experienced.
Millennials and the Fight Against Hate
Just writing that word makes me a little nervous and a lot uncomfortable. Hate defined is “intense hostility and aversion usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury.”
November 20, 2015
How Research Creates Solutions
I have always been curious. When I see a problem, I’m curious as to how it can be solved. In fact, when people are interested in knowing “my best quality,” I often say it’s my curiosity.
This natural curiosity is why I became a researcher.
November 7, 2018
Stories Propel Change
Winslow is two years-old, and has been a part of our pack for a little more than a year now. He is a trusting and gentle soul who has an insatiable curiosity and a great sense of humor.
But Winslow would have every right to demonstrate quite the contrary.
April 5, 2017
Want to engage millennials? Don’t call them “activists.”
While the cause sector often uses the word “activist” as a call to participate (e.g., to actively join in doing good for an issue), other uses of the word sound much more negative.
August 27, 2015
Research and the “C” Word(s): Cancer & Causes
Cancer … the biggest and scariest of all “C” words. This discovery was incredibly painful to hear and even more difficult to take to heart. In my mind, he had just been given a very unfair and cruel death sentence. I was stunned and overcome with sadness. I cried… A LOT.