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3 Ways You Can Make Trouble – Based On Filmmaker John Waters’ Commencement Speech

3 Ways You Can Make Trouble and Find Success After College Graduation Are you looking for a great book to inspire a graduate in your life? Or are you graduating and looking for words of wisdom to navigate the real world? Look no further than, Make Trouble, written by director John Waters. Make Trouble is [...]

Motherhood Reveals Your Secret Strengths

Motherhood. It’s full of surprises. Some are gross, like your infant peeing or pooping on you,  multiple times a week, but also really good surprises, like the crazy amount of joy you feel when your six year old learns how to do a backbend after failing for weeks. Motherhood is also full of amazing extremes [...]

Make Room for Joy

“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” –Jean Shinoda Bolen Moments of joy in our life bring feelings of happiness and delight.  Joy is what we hope for, look forward to, and count on to counter the [...]

Be your own Valentine

Oh Valentine’s Day! The day to spoil your sweetheart, go to fancy dinners and open jewelry gifts, or at least that’s what marketing tells us people should do. But for mom’s Valentine’s looks more like this: help your kiddos make 500 valentine’s for their classmates, dance group, soccer team, etc. and wrestle all that candy away [...]

Moms, Let’s Thrive Together in 2017

Some days, I get it. Some days  I feel so grateful and feel like I truly do get to have it all as a mom and a business woman. I am a part of a business that feeds my passion to help people be their best selves, I watch my daughters grow stronger every day [...]

The SmartStart Workshop

Make sure that your freshman has the best chance of success.  Shinebright's SmartStart Workshop is the only workshop that provides proven strategies and tactics to help your child thrive in high school and beyond. The SmartStart Workshop is a fun, 4-hour, interactive workshop on Tuesday, July 19th 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm held at the [...]

Updated Website Coming Soon!

Here at Shinebright, we've been up to . . . a lot! We are excited to share our latest news and to announce brand new product offerings for families, teens, and young adults. From our Highlighting Your Strengths in the Classroom Workshop at the EQ Schools Conference in Los Altos Hills, to our 3 Clues [...]

Shinebright + LA Pierce College

Shinebright is excited to announce our partnership with Los Angeles Pierce College. This past Friday four Shinebright trained Facilitators took 25 peer mentors and tutor leaders through a Talent Finder Workshop.  It was an awesome day shining a light on the unique talents of these amazing students. Here are some thoughts from the students on [...]

Shinebright is Invited Back to SXSWedu, as Mentors

Shinebright was invited to mentor at this year's SXSWedu 2016 conference.  It was an exciting opportunity to share our journey and to be inspired by the great work that is happening in the world of education. Many themes came out of our time at SXSWedu but one of the biggest topics of discussion was the [...]

Project ECHO Mega Mentor Day

Shinebright was honored to be invited to offer a break out session at Project ECHO's Mega Mentor Day this past weekend at UCLA's Anderson School of Management.  We had the best time discussing with the teens how to look for clues to their natural talents in their every day lives. Project ECHO (Entrepreneurial Concepts Hand [...]