Moving_Forward

Moving Forward

I like to read a lot. And if you like to read too then you know just how wonderful reading can be. When you first open up a new book you automatically get this excited feeling that warms you up from head to toe. You know that you’re getting ready to enter into a new world where you’re going to …

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It’s All About Perspective

Last year, I did an activity with some of my students about perspective. Before this activity took place, I took two different colored pieces of paper and taped them together, which meant that one side of the paper was now one color and on the other side of the paper was a different color. Once everyone was in class, I …

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The Power of Fun

Do you remember when you were a kid and you seemed to have no worries? Life was much less stressful back then because you didn’t have as many responsibilities. If you were lucky, your main job was to do well in school and other than that you didn’t have to concern yourself with much else. Your parents or guardians put …

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Invalidating the Negative Thoughts

In my personal opinion, it’s pretty difficult to regulate the thoughts that come across my mind. I know that there are plenty of people out there who have control over what they listen to as their thoughts go through their minds. These people practiced and practiced until they were able to come to a place where they could decide which …

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Eliminating the Negativity

There are sixty seconds in one minute. There are sixty minutes in one hour. There are 24 hours in one day. There are seven days in a week. There are 52 weeks in a year. And there are 78 years in the average American’s life. If you’re lucky, you’ll get more, but some of us aren’t even guaranteed to have …