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Hank Pellissier

Hank Pellissier

 

Hank Pellissier is a freelance writer on education and brain development, and the author of Brighter Brains: 225 Ways to Elevate or Injure Intelligence, the founder/director of the Brighter Brains Institute, and a consultant on scholastic topics like gap years, at http://www.brighterbrains.me/.

 
 
  

Stories by Hank Pellissier

Articles: Why Kids Need to Learn How to Forgive

By Hank Pellissier | May 25, 2017

Peacemakers, poets, and researchers agree: Forgiveness heals hurts and is good for the forgiver—even the young one.

 

Articles: Nine Ways to Help Siblings Get Along Better

By Hank Pellissier | April 5, 2017

Squabbling siblings can have a better relationship if they learn the skills of forgiveness.

 

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