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I'm proud to share this short video clip from a recent talk I gave at Penn State University on affirmative consent, safety and wholeness.

"The goal of this elegant life is to be surrounded by others who give you permission to be exactly who you are."

I hope this is helpful.

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Recently, I heard from a 35 year-old woman who wrote to thank me for lecturing at her summer camp 21 years ago.

"I tucked your words into my heart," she wrote, "and I suppose I'd forgotten that they were there. I'd never heard anyone speak so openly before. You gave me strength at a pivotal moment in my life. I am delighted to read that you're still out there teaching another generation of teenagers. Thank you so much."

A moment of kindness, tendered decades ago
A song on a summer night
A prayer ignited
A life forever changed

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From the classrooms of Canada to the shires of England to the bluegrass pastures of Kentucky, I've been privileged to spend these past two weeks participating in meaningful conversations on kindness and humanity in three different countries.

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Durham, England is one of my new favorite cities. It's got a castle with an actual moat, cobblestone streets filled with live bagpipers, and a highly regarded university with wonderful students. I was happy to spend an afternoon of inspiration and learning with them.

In the evening, back in London, I gave a 90-minute lecture to a group of university students inside a proper Camden town pub. Informal education at its finest! ... See MoreSee Less

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Full day of lectures at the University of Nottingham and the University of Leeds. Finished it off with a proper English meal of meat pie and mashed potatoes. ... See MoreSee Less

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