Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy Check out the article for the science of it all, or read the brief summary here. Here’s what brain research says will make you happy: Ask “What am I grateful for?” No answers? Doesn’t matter. Just searching helps. Label those negative emotions.Give it a name and your brain isn’t so bothered by it. Decide. Go for “good enough” instead of “best decision ever made on Earth.” Hugs, hugs, hugs. Don’t text — touch. If you want more in-depth info, check out The Upward Spiral by Alex Korb,… Read more Article: Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy →
I’m still in the process of defining the purpose of this site, so last night I decided to make a list of my interests. It looked something like this: child development, creative process, dis/connection, intuitive knowing, expressive arts, expressive arts therapy, drama therapy, acting, singing, dancing, emotional regulation, life-as-process, creation (as related to art), neuroscience, creation of “self,” authentic expression, theories of personality, neurodiversity… the list went on & on, and I’m not even finished writing it. As a result, I decided not to limit myself here; I’ll blog about… Read more Definition (or lack thereof) →
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https://www.edutopia.org/article/negativity-jammers-todd-finley How many times have you been thrown off your game by a student’s random emotional outburst? Many of my high school students acted impulsively in class, sometimes violently. And my response was equally impulsive—I tried to suppress their feelings, which, I should mention right away, never works. Unfortunately, when we direct kids to leave their emotions on the playground, students hear what we mean loud and clear: “Be quiet and compliant.” Directing students to celebrate only after academic wins is equally misguided, as most championship-winning coaches know. They’ll tell… Read more Negativity Jammers: Ten techniques that help students control their emotions →
Rhyme & reason.