I thought this article, Leadership Is About Emotion, was an interesting read. As we talk more and more about social emotional learning, this seems to fit perfectly. We have so many outstanding leaders here but do we regularly tie leadership with emotional intelligence? You decide!
Here is another great article about leadership with an emphasis on mindfulness!
Most coaches impose standards from the outside. Pete Carroll, head coach of the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, assisted by sports psychologist Michael Gervais, asks his players to go inside—to find the confidence to be the best they can be. He coaches the whole person, and it changes their view of the game, and of life.
We see students dealing anxiety all day long here. Of course the degree of anxiety various from student to student but it is alive and well! I thought this article explains anxiety well and how it differs from our everyday stress including some great suggestions on how to deal with one’s anxiety. It’s a must read!
While this article focuses on the psychology of quitting New Year's Resolutions, it outlines fantastic points about how to set a goal, break it down, make it achievable, and also highlights the important information that comes when we "fail" at something!
Communicating with your child can be met with several barriers. This short video highlights the importance of connecting using empathy versus sympathy thus eliminating one huge barrier!
-Katie Bryant & Kristi Waidhofer