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10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

HOW TO BE HAPPY WITHOUT A PURPOSE

1/13<p>1<p>Being happy ...<p>My friend who smiles less asked me one day " I've never seen you without a smile ,how do you keep yourself happy all the time " I …

Happiness

These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

Your body plays a bigger role in your mental health than you might think.<p>If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role …

10 Daily Habits Holding You Back From Success

There’s no such thing as an overnight success. All the successful people you admire achieved their success by making daily choices. Some of those …

The Happiness Equation author shares his formula for how to be happy

The author of the best-selling book <i>The Happiness Equation</i> wasn't always as cheerful as he is now.<p>Neil Pasricha started his daily blog, 1000 Awesome …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

13 things mentally strong people don't do

It's usually seen in what you <i>don't</i> do.<p>In her book, "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," author Amy Morin writes that developing mental …

5 reasons why anxiety is so difficult to cope with (and what you can do about it)

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>If we aren’t careful, we can makes things worse. Here are some effective ways to keep your emotions under control<p>Melanie Greenberg<p>December 1, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>Have you ever had a friend or family member tell you to “just get over it” when you felt sad or worried? If getting rid …

Mindfulness

The Scary Mental Health Risks of Going Meatless

Vegetarianism can come with some unexpected side effects.<p>More and more women are vegging out...of their minds. New research suggests that along with shedding pounds, slashing cancer risk, and boosting life expectancy, vegetarianism could come with lesser-known side effects: Panic attacks. OCD. …

Mental Health

At This Teacher-Led School, Educators Decide What is Best for Students

Don’t be misled by the innocuous uniform of cardigans, clogs and school ID tags. The teachers of the Reiche Community School in Portland, Maine, are …

Teaching Children It’s OK to Fail - Expert Tips & Advice . PBS Parents | PBS

All parents want to see their kids succeed, but it’s just as important to teach your children how to fail. Failing can be reframed as trying, …

Lift kids out of poverty before expecting higher test scores

<b>To the editor:</b> The No Child Left Behind law gets undeserved credit for making schools pay attention to students living in poverty. ("Finding the sweet spot of reason in evaluating schools and teachers," editorial, Nov. 27)<p>Experienced educators have always been aware of the effects of poverty and …

UNPOPULAR OPINION: Teachers Shouldn't Have to be Politically Neutral

I’m not the first person to say that we have impossible standards for teachers. In this case, what I mean by that is that we expect them to be loving, caring people who do what they do out of some higher moral calling, yet we also want them to be neutral purveyors of non-politicized knowledge. So …

Educators Whine About Trigger Warnings at Colleges; and They Say Students Need Coddling?

It’s amazing to me that this is actually still a “serious discussion” that’s happening. But apparently, too many college educators still completely …

Don't forget, the science of memory is key to helping students learn

Since the dawn of time, learning and memory have gone together like bread and butter, up and down, spaghetti and meatballs. These two phenomena are so intricately linked that understanding the basics of how we remember can help teachers when designing lessons.<p>So how do we form memories?<p>It starts …

Teaching

To Measure What Tests Can't, Some Schools Turn To Surveys

Last year, Susan Avey, the principal of Bogle Junior High School in Chandler, Ariz., had a heart-to-heart with one of her new teachers about how he was relating to students.<p>In a previous year, this might have been a conversation based on subjective impressions. The teacher might have gotten …

When Rich And Poor Learn Together, Kids Win

A North Carolina study proves again that diversity is a really good idea.<p>With all the roadblocks thrown up by the Supreme Court, should school systems still try to pursue diversity? One district in North Carolina said yes and, as a new study shows, reaped solid rewards for the kids.<p>After years of …