Happiness is overrated. Everywhere you turn there are books and articles about how to be happier. Why bother? What's the point? Happiness doesn't get you anywhere. It doesn't buy you anything.
Progress is rarely a straight line. Today, try to focus on the progress you've made more than your setbacks.
Judgments are value label, such as good/bad, right/wrong, and should/shouldn't. Judgments interfere with acceptance and progress. Today, try stepping away from judgment and focus on what is or is not working instead.
The first step to change is accepting what already is (remember yesterday's tip on acceptance). Today, practice accepting reality as it already exists.
Acceptance is not the same as agreement. It is possible accept reality without believing that it should be that way.
Teachers can have a major impact on students' lives-for better or worse. You may think of a "good" teacher as one whose students perform well. While this is an important measure-after all, a teacher's job is to help students gain knowledge in academic subjects-teachers' influence can reach far beyond the classroom.
The holiday season is in full swing. Signs of it greet us everywhere; decorations line the streets and fill the stores and Christmas music fills the air. While the holidays have a reputation for being a time of joy, for many people they are a source of increased stress or even depression. If you find yourself feeling less than joyous this holiday season and are wondering why, you’re not alone. Keep reading to better understand the sources of holiday stress and what you can do to improve your holiday experience.
Have you ever wished you had a guidebook for your child? Thanks to Dr. Alan Kazdin, you can have the next best thing. As a parent, you will get a lot of (often unsolicited!) advice, much of it conflicting. It can be difficult to know who to listen to or what to do.