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7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders

<i>Part of a new series on Parenting for Success</i><p>While I spend my professional time now as a career success coach, writer, and leadership trainer, I was a marriage and family therapist in my past, and worked for several years with couples, families, and children. Through that experience, I witnessed a …

How Do We Educate Global Problem Solvers?

Fortunately, I was able to turn their hopelessness around by leading them through a visualization. I asked them to close their eyes and imagine …

7 Things Mindful People Do Differently and How To Get Started

The intention of being more present in our lives is continuing to grow and touch an increasing amount of people. I have friends who I never would …

Mindfulness

Back-To-School Preparation Tips For Parents

Grades and Attendance in Middle School Are Key Indicators for Later Success

New research released today finds that grades and attendance trump test scores, race, and poverty when it comes to predicting middle school students' …

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in Middle School

Parental support plays an important part in helping preteens and teens succeed in middle school. But as students grow more independent during these …

The 5 Main Tenets of Mindful Parenting

Mindfulness is the capacity to be fully present with one's actual, moment-to-moment experience as it is arising, with kind attention, without the mind trying to make it different. More often than not, we are on "automatic pilot," mindlessly driven by mental patterns, preoccupied with a future that …

Resources

Mental Health<p>School psychologists are uniquely positioned in schools to facilitate the development, delivery, and monitoring of prompt, effective, …

Ian McKellen warns students who don’t study: 'You shall not pass!'

“Lord of the Rings” trilogy star Ian McKellen had a familiar message Friday for British students who don’t study properly: “You shall not pass!”<p>About 8 miles south of the English city of Bristol, the two-time Academy Award nominee implored dozens of Chew Valley School students, who gathered by the …