By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D Do you feel highly anxious when your child cries or even whines? Do you feel that having children has significantly increased your stress levels? Are you on high alert and worried about your child’s safety? Do… Read More ›
According to recent national surveys, there is currently a large and growing burden of psychological disorders such as depression, anxiety and substance abuse in our youth that is almost universal. In addition to this, a significant percentage of youth are… Read More ›
By Djenaba Dioum Kelly It is estimated that over two-thirds of the world’s population speaks more than one language. Although the numbers are trending upward, the United States remains the exception, where only about 20% of the total population speaks a language other… Read More ›
This article,written by Matthew Brensilver, a leading expert on Mindfulness, originally appeared on Education Week. Why Mindfulness? Fifteen years ago, the word ‘mindfulness’ was almost completely absent from the education world. Only a small group of educators and researchers envisioned… Read More ›
(Brad Flickinger/Flickr) By MindShiftJULY 27, 2015 Reprinted from http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2015/07/27/what-kids-need-for-optimal-health-and-school-engagement/ An excerpt from “Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids” by Denise Pope, Maureen Brown & Sarah Miles with permission from Wiley. Copyright © 2015. WHAT DO WE WANT… Read More ›
An inspiring talk from J.K. Rowling at Harvard’s commencement on the benefits of failure, the importance of imagination and the power of empathy. I hope you watch.