The MindUp Program
The video highlights valuable points about the benefits of kids learning to be aware of themselves as well as to control impulsiveness and calm down (teachers and parents too).
There is a good deal of research to back up these assertions.
As a health psychologist, I have examined the evidence over a few decades.
How to boost your post-baby body confidence (without a crash diet)
With magazine editors thinking up yet more ways to spin their annual 'New Year, New You' theme and gyms battling to entice new recruits with promises of shifting the post-Christmas pile-on, January is the month when everyone gets a taste of what it feels like to be a new mum!
We Must See to Learn Part ILearn how to be sure your child's vision doesn't interfere with their learning.
How do I encourage my child to read?My child doesn't like to read, and will only do the bare minimum required to get through his homework.
Stress and School PerformanceHelp your child cope with school-related stress.
Why Gratitude WorksGreater Good Science Center parenting expert Christine Carter explains why gratitude—an emotion that can seem hokey—actually provides a significant boost to our happiness and life satisfaction.
Breakfast muffins for Mother's DayThese easy-to-make berry and white chocolate muffins can be made the day before Mother's Day, ready to plate up for a quick breakfast in bed treat.
Whole LanguageAn explanation of the whole-language classroom.