By Kirstie Pursey We may think of mentally strong people as being tough and unemotional. But other signs include crying, gratitude and taking responsibility for our lives. Here are five signs of being mentally strong that you might find surprising: Practicing realistic optimism. Positive thinking has been very popular recently, however, it does have its … Continue lendo 5 Surprising Signs of Being Mentally Strong (Backed by Science)
By Francesca F. There are some stark differences between the American education system and those across the water, but have you ever thought about what those differences truly are? The Japanese school system, for example, is particularly fascinating, as there are a number of different reasons as to why their educational system produces some of … Continue lendo 5 Reasons Japanese School System Is Thriving While the American One Is Failing
By Caroline Hindle What is a soul? Here are five theories from philosophy, religion, and science, along with quotations from the finest spiritualists of our time: Deepak Chopra: The soul is the core of your being. It is eternal. It doesn’t exist in space/time. It’s a field of infinite possibilities, infinite creativity. It’s your internal reference … Continue lendo What Is a Soul? 5 Thought-Provoking Theories to Consider
By Sherrie From birth till death, stages of life promote growth and enlightenment. Understanding a healthy transition is the key to happiness. While you’re busy living life, have you considered how much it sucks? I guess not, but let’s be honest, it does kind of suck sometimes with its decision-making, transitions, and complications. Seems like … Continue lendo 4 Stages of Life: Where Are You on the Journey?
By Kirstie Pursey All of us have different personalities. However, psychologists believe that all of our personalities are actually a mixture of Big Five personality traits. The theory suggests that everyone has these key traits. However, each individual has a different amount of each. The traits work on a sliding scale with, for example, extreme extraversion … Continue lendo Which Mix of the Big Five Personality Traits Are You?
By Christina Gil Pushing our students to adopt a growth mindset is an easy call. Adopting one ourselves is harder. For a teacher, it’s pretty easy to focus on improving students—that’s our job, right? So when I learned about Carol Dweck’s theory of growth mindset, my first thought was about how I could get my … Continue lendo Teachers Need a Growth Mindset Too
By Rebecca Alber My first year teaching a literacy coach came to observe my classroom. After the students left, she commented on how I asked the whole class a question, would wait just a few seconds, and then answer it myself. "It's cute," she added. Um, I don't think she thought it was so cute. … Continue lendo 5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students
By Alyssa Nobriga M.A. Learn to use your mind so it doesn’t use you. Anxiety is only ever a thought the mind creates about the future. It’s a wake-up call to question the stories we have unconsciously believed. The same principles that apply to meditation also apply to life, so as you learn to work … Continue lendo How to Meditate to Reduce Anxiety
By Kirstie Pursey If you are an old soul, you may often ask yourself deep questions about what it is to be human, what your life purpose might be and who you truly are. An old soul often feels nostalgic for something they are not sure exists and homesick for a place they can hardly remember. … Continue lendo 5 Deep Questions Every Old Soul Has Asked Themselves
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. The ways that our ego wounded self goes about trying to create safety in relationships generally have the opposite result. Discover what really creates an inner sense of safety. One of the main purposes of our wounded self is to create a sense of safety. The wounded self goes about creating … Continue lendo Want to Feel Safe in Your Relationships? Take Risks!