Mornings Are Not My Strong Suit

Mornings Are Not My Strong Suit

Mornings are not where I will be winning any parental or leadership awards – ever. This morning I was feeling tired and grouchy… and feeling bad about my tired and grouchy-ness because I just got home from a trip to London and my sweet kids haven’t seen...
Why We Love Training Fellow Teachers!

Why We Love Training Fellow Teachers!

Here at the Cypress Initiative, a lot of our time and energy is spent in classrooms, helping kids of all ages learn about their SPARK. It’s rewarding work that we adore, but our impact as a team of only 4 – no matter how dedicated we are — has its limits. A few...
The Kindness of the Design

The Kindness of the Design

“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at the moment.”  ― Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your...
Our WHY

Our WHY

At The Cypress Initiative we spend a lot of time talking about WHAT we do. Most everyone that knows of The Cypress Initiative, knows we work with youth through the S.P.A.R.K. Teen Mentoring Program. They may also know we work with adults as well. We coach people...