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My mother was a school counselor, and my father was a high school principal. I grew up with not, 'Go say you're sorry.' It was, 'How does that make you feel?' or 'If you were in his shoes, how do you think that would make him feel?' It was all very cerebral, and there was a lot of analyzing, a lot of breaking down situations from a place of compassion and empathy. I think that made me who I am ...
Her first name comes from the Irish name Shay plus the popular suffix lene / lyn / leen. This is an Irish Gaelic name, an anglicized form of "Séaghdha", meaning "stately", "majestic", "courteous", "admirable" or "hawk-like". Séaghdha derives from the surname "Ó Séaghdha", the name of a family of Corca Dhuibhne in West Kerry who until about the period of the Anglo-Norman invasion were lords of Ui ...