Posts Tagged ‘tips and tricks’

“Self-Sabotage” Or “Competing Goals”? The Key To Motivation

Self-Sabotage or Competing Goals

Imagine this: You’ve decided to set some new health-related goals. You set your alarm clock to wake you up at 6:00 am on the dot so you can start your day with journaling, a morning workout, or food prepping before the kids wake up. But your child wakes up in the middle of the night,…

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Using Context To Reframe Your Thinking

Using Context To Shift Thinking

By: Kusha Giahi Imagine the following scenario: A person who never works, cooks, or cleans. The people they live with tend to their every need. Not only does this person never express gratitude, but they’re also often rude. They often push back when they don’t get their way and are reluctant to clean up their…

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Fostering A Growth Mindset In Your Children

Planting Seeds For A Growth Mindset

Did you know that our abilities aren’t set in stone? Research shows that what we can accomplish are impacted by a combination of our genes, our environment, and our mindset. Psychologist Carol Dweck, a researcher at Stanford University, says there are two types of mindsets: fixed-oriented and growth-oriented. People with a fixed mindset believe that…

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Helping Our Kids Find Passion In Learning

Elevate Counseling: Finding Passion In Learning

Self-motivated learning has long been a philosophical ideal in education, and with good reason. People pursue goals, retain information, and feel more satisfaction in projects where they can identify meaning and purpose. Enter the use of “Passion Projects.” “Passion Projects” encourage individuals to ask questions, pursue personal interests, engage in research, and then CREATE something…

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Building Resiliency In Our Kids

fostering resilience in our kids

“Persistence and resiliency only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems.”― Gever Tulley There are uncertainties that are part of growing up in the complex world in which we live. While we may reflect upon the yesteryears fondly as adults, the truth is, at times, childhood can be anything but…

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