Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking 2382 516Share Synopsis Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught. 1. You are creative. The artist is not a special person, each one of us is a special kind of artist. What's changed - - The Australian Curriculum v8.0 Revisions have been made to the previously available Australian Curriculum to make the curriculum easier to manage, particularly for primary schools, to simplify the curriculum’s presentation and to strengthen the focus on literacy. To achieve this: The volume of content in learning areas has been reduced by deleting, clarifying and simplifying content descriptions, where appropriate, and moving references to examples to the content elaborations. This has improved clarity of content descriptions and has resulted in an overall reduction in the number of content descriptions in the curriculum.A single Foundation – Years 6/7 Humanities and Social Sciences learning area replaces the History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship, and Economics and Business subjects at these year levels. The Tracked changes for Foundation – Year 10 Australian Curriculum document (PDF 2.9 mb) is available on the Australian Curriculum website.
How the Bates Method Can Help You Retrain Your Eyes By Dr. Mercola Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to see clearly without glasses or contacts? Repetition compulsion - Wikipedia Repetition compulsion is a psychological phenomenon in which a person repeats a traumatic event or its circumstances over and over again. This includes reenacting the event or putting oneself in situations where the event is likely to happen again. This "re-living" can also take the form of dreams in which memories and feelings of what happened are repeated, and even hallucination. The term can also be used to cover the repetition of behaviour or life patterns more broadly: a "key component in Freud's understanding of mental life, 'repetition compulsion'...describes the pattern whereby people endlessly repeat patterns of behaviour which were difficult or distressing in earlier life
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5 Ways to Detach This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Together, they cited information from 22 references. wikiHow's Content Management Team carefully monitors the work from our editorial staff to ensure that each article meets our high standards. Categories: Featured Articles | Relationships 5 Things People Don't Get About Borderline Personalities Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty Images Considering movies tend to portray us as violent stalkers (or at the very least, out-of-control whirlwinds of emotional destruction), it's easy to lump BPD sufferers in with sociopaths or other groups that lack basic human empathy. But more recent studies suggest that we actually just have way too much of it. Since you're constantly assessing the emotional state of the people around you (primarily because it's all your fault, and oh god you have to fix it), people with borderline personality disorder kind of have people-reading superpowers.
Mindfulness exercises Mindfulness exercises allow you to be able to identify, tolerate and reduce difficult, painful and even frightening thoughts, feelings and sensations. Mindfulness gives you back some sense of mastery over our thoughts and feelings. Rather than having the sense that you are being pushed around by your feelings and thoughts you learn to be able to have some agency over them.
Taking Care of Our Inner Tribes – Microflora, Awakening and You By Christina Lavers Guest Writers for Wake Up World Many of us are feeling something profound shifting within. For most this transformation process is both exciting and daunting. This Is How To Make Friends As An Adult: 5 Secrets Backed By Research - Barking Up The Wrong Tree Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it out, click here. When you were a kid it was a lot easier. Of 2 Minds: How Fast and Slow Thinking Shape Perception and Choice [Excerpt] To survive physically or psychologically, we sometimes need to react automatically to a speeding taxi as we step off the curb or to the subtle facial cues of an angry boss. That automatic mode of thinking, not under voluntary control, contrasts with the need to slow down and deliberately fiddle with pencil and paper when working through an algebra problem. These two systems that the brain uses to process information are the focus of Nobelist Daniel Kahneman's new book, Thinking, Fast and Slow (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC., 2011). The following excerpt is the first chapter, entitled "The Characters of the Story," which introduces readers to these systems. (Used with permission.)
Sleep Shrinks the Brain Ah, to sleep, perchance … to shrink your neural connections? That's the conclusion of new research that examined subtle changes in the brain during sleep. The researchers found that sleep provides a time when the brain's synapses — the connections among neurons—shrink back by nearly 20 percent. During this time, the synapses rest and prepare for the next day, when they will grow stronger while receiving new input—that is, learning new things, the researchers said.