Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Staying Motivated!

Hear from Harvard regarding the key to staying on track! The answer is – Eudaimonia-
Listen to the video to learn what this actually means.  https://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/how-to-stay-motivated

Friday, July 6, 2018

Psychology in Five Minutes


Dr. Ali Mattu from Columbia University has created a YouTube channel called “The Psych Show.” https://www.youtube.com/user/thepsychshowdotcom
You will get lost in learning about why we do what we do!

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

UNICEF Statement on Children and US Migration Policy

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

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

What time of the day should you solve a math problem or think creatively?

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

Friday, May 11, 2018

Volunteer for Your Health!

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!

Procrastination!

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/

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Beethoven for the Season!

For the Holidays-Ode to Joy with Leonard Bernstein and the Vienna Philharmonic. Such a wonderful gift to us all!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_5z0m7cs0A