Study Tip: Stay Focused

This post was inspired by the one question students ask year after year: "Why Can't I Remember Anything?" More often than not, it's a focusing and attention issue, not a memory problem. Atkinson–Shiffrin Memory Model An important distinction between attention and memory described in the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVLM9VWCkeU Stay Focused You Can't Do Big Things... Continue Reading →

Change your life. Five minutes at a time.

 Are you tired of doing the same old, same old? Are you ready to end the repetitive cycles in your life? Is it time for a change? But .....  you.....  don't.....  have...  time... Surrender your fears, your resistance, your excuses. Change need not be overwhelming. Start small. End Big. Little changes make a big difference. They add... Continue Reading →

Thriving Under Pressure

How can two people experience the same stressful event and react in incredibly different ways?  What explains the difference between stress thrivers and non-thrivers? Research shows that some individuals possess a set of resilience skills and traits that allows them to flourish in response to stress. "Resilience is what gives people the psychological strength to cope with stress. They... Continue Reading →

Teaching Stress Resilience at School

How can educators help foster stress resilience in their students? We all have stress. It’s a universal human experience. The key is to not let stress become our identity. Instead, with and open mindset and the right set of resilience skills we have the opportunity to reach a whole new level of purpose and well-being. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUh9qqA0x3Y&t=410s Stress... Continue Reading →

Harnessing positive energy.

The next time you're tempted to complain about the same thing (over and over again), direct that same (frustrated) energy into your highest, loftiest goals. Consciously swap one complaint for one baby step towards your dreams. Same energy required. Magically different results. 🎈 Related Post: Set a time limit on negativity.

Let peace begin with me.

So much happens in the course of a day that is beyond our control. There are 100 ways to respond. And only 1 way that feels right. Overslept. Choose peace. Ran out of coffee. Choose peace.  Stuck in traffic. Choose peace. Missed a deadline. Choose peace. Technology overload. Choose peace. Nonstop meetings. Choose peace. Bossy coworker. Choose peace. Burnt... Continue Reading →

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