Jaime Pillette

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What It's Like to Have Borderline Personality Disorder

"I keep seeing my neighbor's pool in winter, just an empty bowl of dusty blue tiles. Imagine standing in the middle of that, when suddenly, the pool fills up. In an instant, you're drowning."<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Australia.</i><p>It's Mental Health Week across Australia. Each state starts …

My ruminating anxiety put me in a state of not really living. But I’m learning to wake up

Little do I know that this question – this silly, rudimentary question – is about to change my life. Because my answer to this question reveals something profound about how I am living my life. I am not living my life mindfully. I am not mindful. I am not really living.<p>Summer 2013, and I am still …

3 Surprising Ways to Feel More Loved

<b>Are you focused on romantic love this Valentine's Day? If so, you're missing an opportunity! Building</b> stronger connections with those around us can lead to a happier, healthier, more successful, and easier life. Our relationships help us live and work from our sweet spots by bringing us both …

How To Finally Stop Procrastinating (For Real This Time)

Your brain has a neocortex and a limbic system, and sometimes they fight. Here’s how to get them to play nice.<p>Think about all the stuff you’ve been putting off—really, go ahead. Chances are you’ve been putting off thinking about the stuff you’ve been putting off, right? It’s not that you don’t …

How Toxic Leaders Destroy People as Well as Organisations

Theo Veldsman, <i>University of Johannesburg</i><p>There is a growing incidence of toxic leadership in organisations across the world. This is clear from anecdotal evidence as well as research which suggests that one out of every five leaders is toxic. My own research shows that closer to three out of every …

10 Qualities of People With High Emotional Intelligence

If you want to know if you have high emotional intelligence, here are a few tips to guide you along the way.<p>Have you ever wondered why some people seem to have an unlimited amount of success in both their personal and professional lives? It could be because they possess high emotional …

10 Personal Skills That Set the Very Best Leaders Apart | Inc.com

Do you have the personal qualities you need to be an effective leader in the coming decades? Even if you've been successful so far, the answer may be no. The aggressive personality and hard-driving skill set that got so many leaders to the top in past years won't keep working in the future.<p>That …

Leadership

What Does Next-Gen Leadership Look Like?

Ask the average corporate leader for names in the emerging generation of leaders, and you'll probably hear about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, perhaps Elizabeth Holmes, founder of biotech company Theranos, and maybe Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy, the two twenty-something cofounders of …

Why we may want to go 'old school' for our next meeting: How technology may be undermining our learning and performance

Technology has undoubtedly taken a firm grip on all areas of our lives. In our offices, laptops, iPads, and the like have been integrated into almost every element of our work. Many people now bring these devices to meetings and there is an underlying belief that these "smart" tools are essential …

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Pedagogy

Authentic Learning Activities: Examples & Concept - Video & Lesson Transcript

Do you remember taking a class and trying to learn all the information just to pass the test? You didn't see how that material could be applicable to …

Teaching

Authentic Assessment and Rubrics

Rubrics and Assessment Examples<p>Check out authentic assessment resources including information about performance assessment, rubrics, negotiable …

Pedagogy

Six free ways to make yourself smarter in 2016

<b>1. The Science of Happiness</b><p><b>Offered by:</b> University of California, Berkeley<p><b>What</b>: The course provides a “basic overview of what researchers from …

Secret Teacher: we all feel like a failure sometimes, but we must have hope

My first year of teaching is a bit of a blur. I remember the long days, my principal telling me to “go home, it’s dinner time”. I remember thinking that if only I worked harder this would be easier. The answers would come and I would not feel like such a fraud. When I reached for past experience, …

Teaching