#83 Increasing emotional resilience

Increase Emotional Resilience Emotional resilience is not about suppressing or pushing down or away “negative” emotions but more how you manage your emotional and mental state. To manage your state be sure to: 1) Accept and acknowledge how you’re feeling. Do that by paying attention and focusing on how you are feeling in your body. …

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#81 Multi-Tasking

Multi-tasking? Myth or reality? It all depends on who you talk to… Ask any student and they will tell you they can multi-task with ease. Do homework, watch TV, listen to music and check their phone all at the same time, no problem. Ask the academic researchers though and a different story emerges. Dr Larry …

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#80 Wellbeing – Mindfulness

New Research in the fields of psychology, education and neuroscience shows teaching meditation in schools is having positive effects on students’ well-being, social skills and academic skills. Mindfulness Meditation “Mindfulness” meditation is one of the more popular practices being taught at schools. It involves a three-step mental process where students are asked to: 1. Focus …

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#78 Redefining Failure

Redefining Failure All too often in our schools the fear of failure paralyses performance. Worse than that, far too many students see “failure” in a result as a reflection of themselves. It usually sounds like this, “I’m not smart enough”. When you believe you’re a failure from of a result or feedback you received or …

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