Much of how we perceive stress is wrong. We treat stress like an emotion. But it's not. We assume all stress is bad. But it's not. We think the key to a better life is avoiding stress. But it's not. How your mindsets help or hurt you? Take the Stress Mindset Quiz
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It's hard being cooped up for weeks at a time. It's hard not seeing my students. It's hard having so much out of my control -- and not knowing when it will end. We need to normalize being human before we can optimize being human — owning that this is hard.
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People are great and listing their strategies, averaging 10+ things stressing them out. But the average amount of coping strategies? 4. Even more surprising is the reliance on one strategy: distraction. Here's how to diversify your destressing.
New Years often make us feel like we need to do more. But, increasing well-being doesn't just mean adding actions. It means letting go.
Prosocial living is one of the strongest ways to cultivate joy, purpose, and positive relationships. Here are 75 ways to spread positivity.
You can still have a heart for teaching without letting it bleed out. Here's how to tell if you have "bleeding heart syndrome" -- and what to do about it.
Feedback and I have a love-hate relationship. We've had horrendous moments, lowlights including: YouTube comments from trolling strangers; The parent who threatened to sue me for targeting his daughter by – get this – reminding her of homework due dates; A teacher's constructive feedback of “Wear better clothes” after a PD; Blog commenters arguing that … Continue reading A 3 Minute Tradition for Powerful Feedback
Seventy high schoolers I’ve never met are either staring at me or pretending I don’t exist. I’ve come 750 miles from my home in Kalamazoo to spend a day teaching this eclectic group of freshmen and sophomores, who struggle with school. I have just 6 hours to build rapport with them, to shift their thinking, and … Continue reading 4 Power Moves for Building Rapport