Students need great teachers to instruct them on how to brainstorm, solve problems, and collaborate with others.
The reason it is so intimidating is that we must learn a bunch of skills and coordinate them at once.
— Editor’s note: This post is offered as a book excerpt; it is the Introduction of Positive Parenting (2019, Lasting Impact Press) by parenting expert and educator Dr. John D Rich, Jr. — There are seven main positive parenting tips that will be the focus of my attention in this book. Here is a brief synopsis…
It takes a large number of counterexamples to motivate our brains to question our beliefs.
Teach your children that all of the virtues – compassion and bravery, love and assertiveness – have their place in the lives of successful, well-rounded people.
Positive parenting is more effective than harsh tactics
Embed from Getty Images — White people have a hard time admitting that American society is tilted in their favor. As a psychologist, my observation is this: When black people speak up about inequality, white people respond with a combination of disgust and fear, as if they had been personally assaulted, or they had been accused…
In what ways will you try to resist your racial biases this week?
How does your own self-sabotage keep you from what you’d like to do, be, or have in life?
Embed from Getty Images — This past Wednesday, Ben Dreibergen won the popular reality game show Survivor. Ben is a U.S. Marine, who was deployed to Iraq in 2003 as a member of the infantry. As a result of his experience there, he suffers from symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In one gripping segment of…
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Embed from Getty Images — I’m about to be 50 years old. “I’m 50! Fifty years old!” (Anyone remember that SNL skit? Probably not, because you’d have to be close to 50 to remember it, and if you’re close to 50, your memory may have already turned sour.) If you were to go inside my…
Cheese doodles are not a human right.
It is high time that all people be relieved of the burden of the made-up construct of gender. Your genitals do not define you!