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10 ways to start taking control of your life

“Who’s the Boss?” 10 ways to start taking control

At first glance, it would seem that positive thinking and Post-Traumatic Stress disorder (PTSD) have nothing to do with one another. 686 more words

The Best Project Of Your Life: 5 Tips to work on yourself

‘Trin-trinnn- trinnn,’ there goes the second snooze of your alarm. The promise you made with yourself of waking up early in the morning and getting the things done got failed. 1,033 more words

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4 Mistakes That Are Built into Your Brain

“Cognitive bias is the biggest self-imposed obstacle to progress, not only for oneself but in the end, for all mankind.” ~Unknown

On a beautiful Pittsburgh morning in 1995, McArthur Wheeler decided to rob a bank. 1,911 more words

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How Your Thoughts Change Your Brain, Cells and Genes

Every minute of every day, your body is physically reacting, literally changing, in response to the thoughts that run through your mind.

It’s been shown over and over again that just thinking about something can cause your brain to release neurotransmitters, chemical messengers that allow it to communicate with parts of itself and your nervous system. 1,214 more words

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Self-Help? Stop Working on Your Weakness and Focus on Your Strengths Instead

The fluctuations of your heartbeat may affect your wisdom, according to new research from the University of Waterloo.

The study suggests that heart rate variation and thinking process work together to enable wise reasoning about complex social issues. 667 more words

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Growth Mindsets

What is a growth mindset?

How can we support our students through a fixed mindset?  Letting students know they’re supported seems to help and walking them through things that are really hard for them seems to help, but otherwise if they don’t want to do the work, there’s not much else to do about it. 92 more words