I am a 52 year old married dad. I am a veteran and a teacher with over 20 years experience in the classroom.
I've had my share of struggles personally and professionally and would be happy to lend an ear to someone in need.
I feel that I can be of particular help for teens or parents of teens who are struggling with school. This is my area of expertise,
Due to my increasingly busy schedule, I am rarely on here. However, I do check and get messages from Members. Feel free to reach out and we can set aside I time to chat if you think I can be helpful to you.
*Due to some recent experiences, I've found it necessary to note that I give Members 100% of my attention and expect the same respect in return. If you are unable to devote your full attention to our chat and leave long gaps between responses, I will politely ask you to find a more suitable listener.
I'm not part of the "multi-tasking" generation. And if one checks the scientific research on the topic, one will find that effective multi-tasking is a myth. People can NOT do several things well at once. And when I am helping someone who is struggling - one frequent thing they need to do is FOCUS.
Doing so in a conversation about an important issue is a good place to start.
A really thoughtful and kind listener and gave me very good advise. Thankful for the time.
Very kind, helped me feel better about myself. :)
VERY HONEST, great help. appreciated
this person is amazing and very helpful. the deserve every star
they are a great person to talk to
very kind listener and gives u a very practical advice :)
Very thoughtful and down to earth. Brought a real world perspective to the issues I've been having and took the little time he had to help me sort things out. I would definitely chat with him again.
great listening and thoughtful, and made me feel a little less alone
I thoroughly enjoyed speaking with this listener who is so laid back and non judgmental that he makes you feel that you weigh so much lighter after confiding into him! He also gives some very professional and pragmatic advice and makes you feel like the idea came from yourself!
looking forward to speaking to him again!
Really helpful and nice!
Super super super in tune to what you're saying! He's a great person and very practical. Definitely worth talking to!
It was great to talk with you. You were very helpful by just listening. Sometimes thats all i need is to be heard.
A very kind and compassionate listener with a lot of people experience. You can't go wrong with this one.
Professional, practical and quick response time. Would hope to find more connection on a heart level with Salt.
Thanks for the coursera link.
He is a TREMENDOUS help. He's like a parental figure that keeps it real with you, but at the same time gives you kudos and positive vibes when you're down. Thank you again!!
Salted listened to me, and shared some of his own story to help me see my situation in a new light. He has experience, wisdom, and, most importantly, empathy. I'm glad I connected with this person.
They're very wonderful and caring. Thank you!
Great listener, didn't judge...
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