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Angst or Awe? 21 – 30 of 50 Anxiety-Free Power Tools

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It is estimated that 1 in 3 of us lives with depression, panic, fear, or debilitating anxiety that offers no apparent exit strategy. The series first blog includes the first 10 anxiety-buster tools and is followed by the second blog with tools 11 – 20 with post 3 below, of… Read more »

Cabin Fever or Creative Fervor during Coronavirus?

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Are you home alone during the coronavirus pandemic? Or are you suddenly caring for children while trying to work from home? Do you feel isolated or vulnerable during this crisis? It’s no secret that loneliness, anxiety and fear in this era are every bit as great a threat as the… Read more »

Frustration, Fears, Fury, and Failures!

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It’s best to offload those sinking moods or debilitating worries before any mental or hopeful fix suddenly feels beyond our reach. Has it happened to you? The fact is, our brains take on a dangerous stress chemical, called cortisol, much like a badly listing sailboat takes on water. The lower… Read more »

Risk a Holiday Dream

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What stands between you this holiday season, and a dream you hold? Holidays may hold fun flights for some, but for others, celebrations tend to dim dreams and give grief. Luckily there are a few flights we can all access, regardless where we stand now, or in spite of challenges… Read more »

Stress or Success – Choice or Fate?

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Has stress robbed you of fun you could have with your children, colleagues, friends or partner? If so you may have slipped into increasing stress problems spoken of at centers for disease control and prevention which reports a shocking number of people who fall into frequent stress fiascos.  Few disagree… Read more »

Replace Stress with Social and Emotional Survival Skills

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Rarely have we struggled against more anxiety and stress and without adult models, our youth are especially in need. It’s the perfect time to respond with social strategies and emotional boosts that toss cheer and hope back into our day! But how? What can we do, in a climate of… Read more »

Brain Based Tasks for Older Learners

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While we now know that students retain less from lectures, we question how to cultivate brain based cultures that trigger observable and impressive growth. Good news! It’s actually easier than most realize – to get older students active and growing in any class! Enter six little namungos with big brainy… Read more »

Curiosity, Calm or Test Anxiety?

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Spring sends a refreshing new lilt into some students’ steps. Daylight stretches into late evening, outdoor events replace closed-in classes, and young friendships tend to blossom into new life for many students. Have you seen it? Why then, does winter’s melt into spring shoot text anxiety to cripple many other… Read more »