Why One Kid Gives Up While Another Bounces Back: The ABCs of Resilience (INFO... Have you ever wondered why one kid may be more resilient than another?
Let’s say Lisa and Jenny are students in the same eighth grade math class. They both struggle during the quarter and, in the end, they both receive low final grades. Upon hearing the news, Lisa and Jenny share myriad negative emotions. What Makes Some of Us Own Our Mistakes, But Not Others. Wrangler/Shutterstock In any relationship, there are times that you don’t do the right thing.
You brush off a colleague. Educators - The BULLY Project. Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression and anxiety. Group mindfulness treatment is as effective as individual cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in patients with depression and anxiety, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden and Region Skåne.
This is the first randomized study to compare group mindfulness treatment and individual cognitive behavioral therapy in patients with depression and anxiety in primary health care. The researchers, led by Professor Jan Sundquist, ran the study at 16 primary health care centres in Skåne, a county in southern Sweden. They trained two mindfulness instructors, from different occupational groups, at each primary health care centre during a 6-day training course. In spring 2012, patients with depression, anxiety or reactions to severe stress were randomized to either structured group mindfulness treatment with approximately 10 patients per group, or regular treatment (mainly individual CBT). A total of 215 patients were included in the study. Lund University press release. 15 Sites and Apps Kids Are Heading to Beyond Facebook. 25 Alternatives To "What'd You Learn In School Today?" Why One Kid Gives Up While Another Bounces Back: The ABCs of Resilience (INFO...
Five Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning. 6 Ways You Can Avoid Gender Stereotypes of Your Kids. Kids, new research is telling us, pick up very early on what sort of behavior is appropriate for girls and boys.
Even before they learn to talk, they’ve absorbed multiple messages about the role of the sexes. Young kids start out with a wide-ranging curiosity, and learn all sorts of things from the world around them. But as this period closes, kids enter the culture created by adults, a culture that guides them into areas the adults think appropriate. Emotional health in childhood ‘is the key to future happiness’
Mick Jagger famously couldn’t get it, but now economists think they know what’s required to get some satisfaction.
After investigating the factors in a person’s life that can best predict whether they will lead satisfied lives, a team headed by one of the UK’s foremost “happiness” experts, Professor Richard Layard, has come up with an answer that may prove controversial. Layard and his colleagues at the Wellbeing research programme at the London School of Economics’ Centre for Economic Performance conclude that a child’s emotional health is far more important to their satisfaction levels as an adult than other factors, such as if they achieve academic success when young, or wealth when older.
The authors explain that evaluating the quality of a child’s emotional health is based on analysing a range of internal factors in a person’s early life, including whether they endured unhappiness, sleeplessness, eating disorders, bedwetting, fearfulness or tiredness. The findings are controversial. Gratitude: A Powerful Tool for Your Classroom.
Would you like to improve the culture in your classroom and your life?
Try gratitude. The 9 Ways Boring People Can Bore You. Alike You/Shutterstock.
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It is a psychometric test designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions. The test is frequently used in the areas of pedagogy, group dynamics, employee training, leadership training and personal development. Five Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning. Infographic: The Habits Of Successful And Unsuccessful People. Four signs that you are letting yourself be controlled by other people - NaturalNews.com. Just Breathe: When Teachers Practice Mindfulness. The rise of positive psychology - All In The Mind. Traditionally, psychotherapy has been about lying down on a couch and having very serious conversations about your problems.
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