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Mindfulness in the News: How Negative Thoughts Are Ruining Your Life

I read an amazing article on Psychology Today that I wanted to share with everyone. 

How Negative Thoughts Are Ruining Your Life

This article gives wonderful practical advice for dealing with the idea of an inner critic. 146 more words

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Reiki Principles

Many years ago I  experienced the healing powers of Reiki. So much, in fact, that when the opportunity came, I received my Reiki level 1 attunement. 122 more words

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Tell Us About the Best Teacher You Ever Had

What makes a great Teacher?  I think the most important thing is for the Teacher to connect with the students. Whether the topic is bland and boring or challenging and interesting, if a Teacher makes some connection with the students, he will be able to engage them in learning. 378 more words

Trends in Teaching

One of the most interesting aspects of the educational process is that it is always changing. There is a constant stream of research, experimentation, and observation aimed at improving how we learn and how we teach our youth. 668 more words

Education

Advice to Parents New to Special Education

I have been an educator for many years and my specialty is in the area of special education. I work on a child study team where we receive names of students who, either by parent or teacher referral may be in need of special education.  519 more words

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Those Little Moments

Just before this new school year begins I was reminded of something important.  Something I need to share with my readers…especially teachers getting ready to return to the classroom or those ready to enter the classroom for the first time. 1,217 more words

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Bending with Difficulties and Contradictions

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Yoga and meditation teach us flexibility of the mind. We learn that we don’t have to react to every whim, thought, feeling, or impulse.  

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