Ok, I know a bowl of beets isn't as appetizing as a box of chocolates, but bear with me here. The other day I had beets that someone had given me that I wanted to use before they went bad. So I found a recipe and spent a good 30 minutes preparing this beet dish. Now I should mention that I have a long-standing mental-block against beets.
Progress is rarely a straight line. Today, try to focus on the progress you've made more than any setbacks you've experienced.
Mindfulness involves purposefully bringing attention to the present moment without judgment.
Today, find 5 minutes to intentionally be mindful of your breath.
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.