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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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A simple proven way to overcome stress

Hello my friends! Psychologist Guy Winch notes that it is both possible and hugely beneficial to stop negative thoughts. “Studies tell us that even a two-minute distraction is sufficient to break the urge to ruminate in that moment,” he says. In this context, Winch uses the term “rumination” to describe the act of dwelling on negative experiences, circumstances, or worries. […]

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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 […]