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Covid-19: Mental Health Exercises to face this incredibly challenging situation No3

Dear friends, My emotional disturbance about Covid-19 could be dealt with the following psychological techniques which were especially useful for me for helping me to grow out of fear and emotional stress, into happiness, peace and emotional balance: Radical acceptance, gratitude, mindfulness, my meditation stone and forest therapy. Radical acceptance improves the quality of my life. Butler and Ciarrochi (2007) define […]

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Covid-19: Mental Health Exercises to face this incredibly challenging situation No2

Dear friends, These exercises reduce stress without taking even one minute. Text your children, your parents, your grandparents or friend: “I Love You”.  Take a minute to say a short prayer. Prayer helps you let go of your own concerns for covid-19, thereby reducing your stress levels.  Wrap your arms around your body, giving yourself a hug. Hug your loved […]

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GREAT TEACHING AND THE POWER OF WORDS

  Throughout human history, our greatest leaders and thinkers have used the power of words to transform our emotions, to enlist us in their causes, and to shape the course of destiny. Words can not only create emotions, they create actions. And from our actions flow the results of our lives. Anthony Robbins Hello my friends! Words can hurt and […]

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The story of a blind girl

Hello my friends, I would like to share with you a story I found online which teaches us that we all have to be grateful every single day. There was a blind girl who hated herself just because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She said that if she could […]

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Want a young child to “help” or to “be a helper”? Word Choice Matters.

My dearest friends, hello! Can a subtle linguistic cue that invokes the self motivate children to help? In two experiments, 3- to 6-year-old children (N = 149) were exposed to the idea of “being a helper” (noun condition) or “helping” (verb condition). Noun wording fosters the perception that a behavior reflects an identity-the kind of person one is. Both when […]

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EIGHT THINGS GREAT TEACHERS DO DIFFERENTLY

My friends, hi! I would like to share with you this great article written by Samantha Twiselton published by The Conversation. Samantha Twiselton is a Director of Sheffield Institute of Education and Professor of Education at Sheffield Hallam University. The ten shortlisted teachers from across the globe were announced in a video from Bill Gates and they are all outstanding […]