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First Time Leader. Career Planning Forms & Worksheets. Self-Perception. How children succeed. How to Be Star at Work. Leadership Transitions. Competency DEVELOPMENT GUIDES. Developing Interpersonal Skills. The Leadership Competencies Scorecard 2.0. Required Reading 101 - School of Smock. #20. A Summary of ‘How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character’ by Paul Tough. Paul Tough: How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character on Vimeo. 7 traits kids need to succeed. What if a child's success in school were measured not in IQ but in strength of character?

7 traits kids need to succeed

That's the question Paul Tough tries to answer in his book How Children Succeed—Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. Education is once again a hot-button issue this fall, as many provincial governments trim their education budgets and labour negotiations between teachers and administrators in Ontario remain acrimonious. Tough doesn’t discount the importance of a solid education, but he says character is as important as academics in helping children become successful adults. Education. Are You Suffering from Insomnia? Do you have difficulties falling or staying asleep at night?

Are You Suffering from Insomnia?

Do you wake up ahead of your alarm clock and stay awake till it’s time to get up? Do you suffer from these symptoms at least three times a week? If yes you may be suffering from insomnia Insomnia is a very common health problem. Borderline Personality Disorder is Real - Part I. Diagnostic Validity. Beat Insomnia with Blue Energy. Autophagy: Turning Stress into Health - Caveman Doctor. Posted by cavemandoctor on Friday, April 6, 2012 · 27 Comments Caveman Doctor is going to shift gears here and progress from his days as a member of H. erectus to H. sapien in an effort to get a little more cerebral.

Autophagy: Turning Stress into Health - Caveman Doctor

Ketogenic Diet Resource. Fat Bomb Recipes Archives Ketogenic Woman. How to Get Great Sleep. Blame it on the Industrial Revolution.

How to Get Great Sleep

Or maybe on the light bulb. But ever since man met machine, sleep has been on the skids. In 2001, 38 percent of U.S. adults said they were sleeping less than they were just five years earlier. Americans now average seven hours in bed per night, and close to 60 percent now report they have trouble sleeping at least a few nights every week. Seduced by 24-hour casinos, reruns and the Internet, Americans have plenty of diversions to keep them wired and alert. The biggest sleep robber of all, however, is work—the puritan ethic gone haywire in an era of global markets. How to Meditate. (The one who does not judge, by h. koppdelaney) There are many forms of introspection and mental training that go by the name of “meditation,” and I have studied several over the years.

How to Meditate

As I occasionally speak about the benefits of these practices, people often write to ask which I recommend. Given my primary audience—students of science, secularists, nonbelievers, etc. 4 scientific studies on how meditation can affect your heart and brain. Many people have tried to sell me on the idea of meditating.

4 scientific studies on how meditation can affect your heart and brain

Sometimes I try it, and have an incredible, refreshing experience. But usually, as I close my eyes and focus on my breathing, while I know that I’m supposed to be letting all thoughts go, more and more fly through my mind. 16 Amazing Facts About Sleep That Will Surely Impress You. You need to sleep every day and sleeping is so important to you that lacking it could shorten your life.

16 Amazing Facts About Sleep That Will Surely Impress You

But I guess you didn’t really know much about sleep until you read this, right? Some of the facts about sleep really surprised me! I hope you’ve learnt something new about sleep from this infographic. 16 Things You Didn’t Know About Sleep | B. F. Skinner. Dr.

B. F. Skinner

C. George Boeree Biography Burrhus Frederic Skinner was born March 20, 1904, in the small Pennsylvania town of Susquehanna. His father was a lawyer, and his mother a strong and intelligent housewife. Burrhus was an active, out-going boy who loved the outdoors and building things, and actually enjoyed school. Burrhus received his BA in English from Hamilton College in upstate New York. He wanted to be a writer and did try, sending off poetry and short stories. Ultimately, he resigned himself to writing newspaper articles on labor problems, and lived for a while in Greenwich Village in New York City as a “bohemian.” How to Manage an Employee with Borderline Personality Disorder - Borderline Personality Treatment. Employers are often at a loss with how to deal with an employee who is diagnosed with the Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) that is prevalent in an estimated 10 million Americans.

How to Manage an Employee with Borderline Personality Disorder - Borderline Personality Treatment

Many employers and co-workers are not prepared to handle someone who displays the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder. But a workplace environment can actually provide someone with BPD a degree of much-needed stability in their lives. An employee with Borderline Personality Disorder may be a good worker when they are not overtaken by their symptoms, but their BPD symptoms may cause them to act inappropriately to various workplace situations. According to the National Association of Mental Illness (NAMI), people with Borderline Personality Disorder often exhibit many of the following BPD symptoms: