When thinking of UNICEF, we think of the efforts made on the behalf of children in countries such as South Sudan, Haiti, Syria. Today, UNICEF issued a press release regarding the US and the policy of separating children from their families because of their migration status. Read here: https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/children-should-not-be-separated-their-families-because-their-migration-status
Time of Day matters when taking a test or thinking outside of the box. We all have personal circadian rhythms (chronotypes) which impact our mood, analytical problem solving and creative thought process. For example, if you are a morning person, difficult mental chores are best undertaken at this time. But, the morning person does better in the afternoon when solving problems that require a flash of creative insight. Read more at Monitor on Psychology http://www.apa.org/monitor/2018/06/good-timing.aspx
National Volunteer Week has passed, but it is not too late to become a volunteer. Check out Points of Light for inspiration and ideas. https://ww2.pointsoflight.org/nvw Volunteering not only helps your community but helps you. From Psychology Today: Volunteers live longer and are healthier, Volunteering establishes strong relationships, Volunteering is good for your career, Volunteering is good for society, and Volunteering gives you a sense of purpose!
Let’s face it. We all do it! I even procrastinated writing this blog. I thought, maybe I should put it off until next week! Take this assessment, to see if you are a world class procrastinator and what you can do about it. https://www.additudemag.com/quiz-procrastinate-adhd-adults/