Erin Rose Casey

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Everybody Is Screwed Up. Nobody Is Perfect.

By Kyle Eschenroeder,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1nAJpkI<p>The following is an excerpt of my upcoming book, Wisdom of Action.<p><b>Successful People</b> …

How to Help Kids Overcome Fear of Failure

Recently, a <i>New York Times</i> op-ed asked the question, "Are kids too coddled?" In other words, shouldn't we let them fail once in awhile so they develop some backbone? Or don't they just need more grit?<p>The answer is not that simple because human beings are not that simple.<p>According to UC Berkeley …

How Comic Strips Help Kids Read and Learn

Too Much Technology and Not Enough Learning?

Maybe There Isn't an App for That<p>Yes, I know, there are other factors that contribute to their better score on the Program for International Student …

5 Assessment Forms That Promote Content Retention

It follows that assessments should also provide opportunities for each student's unique learning strengths to access his or her highest performance …

Pedagogy

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Watch an Animation Showing How Sugar Affects the Brain

Here's a science-y video from TED-ed explaining how sugar affects the brain, ultimately creating "that <b>warm, fuzzy feeling</b> you get when you taste grandma's chocolate cake." Unsurprisingly, sugar activates the brain's reward system, but unlike other non-sugary foods, it releases sustained levels of …

Why And How You Should Practice Mental Fitness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The importance of physical fitness is all over the media, and there is a good reason for that fuss. When you keep your body healthy, you will prevent …

How Curiosity Diminishes Monotony

Creative people such as writers, musicians, directors, and designers like to talk about “the muse.” This entity hearkens back to Greek mythology to …

When Your Memory Sucks: 6 Easy Ways to Compensate | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When lost car keys, missed appointments, and forgotten passwords are every day occurrences, it gets frustrating! If your memory isn’t as good as it …

How To Believe In Yourself When Everything Is Against You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When I look back at all the things i’ve ever achieved in my life. I’ve realised that while the process towards getting there was straight forward, …

Motivation

The Top 10 Ways Exercise Can Radically Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There’s so much more to exercise than weight loss, toned glutes and a strong punch (but hey, those are some major benefits!). It’s proven that …

Top 10

#1 Surprising Secret to Boost Self Esteem (Even If You Hate Yourself)

<i>“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” –Thich Nhat Hanh</i><p>You can boost self …

Self-help

Will Brain Training Make You Any Smarter? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Brain training is the latest self-improvement craze. Last year over <i>one billion dollars</i> was spent on brain training programs. But are they worth the …

How Meditation Can Help Cope With Depression And Addiction | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Meditation has changed my life. Some people start meditating for self-development; others see it as a way to relax. For me, it was my state of mind …

Finish What You Started: 4 Tips to Effectively See Your Projects Through | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you have a pile of unfinished projects inside your drawer or computer? You know, half-baked ideas, incomplete blog posts, or projects that never …

How To Coach Yourself Through Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life coaches are somewhat of a controversial issue, with supporters crediting every aspect of their success to their coach, and doubters often being …

3 Simple Strategies for Clearing Your Mind | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

After coming home from a long day at work, your mind tends to be overloaded. Tasks at work, chores at home, and goals you’ve been neglecting are …

7 Powerful Truths That Can Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.”<br>– Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort<p>How you live is determined by your …

5 Thoughts For Those Struggling With Depression (Or Life) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There is an old quote attributed to the writer Henry James where he tells his nephew Willie, “There are three important things in human life. The …

How To Be More Present With Your Family in 3 Steps | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You have set your workspace to be at the corner of your kitchen table. Although this place is far from optimum, you are still getting your work …

How to be Less Sensitive and More Positive

Have you ever found yourself freaking out because someone else told you about something that made you fuming mad and yet in the end, it was not such …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Things To Ask Yourself To Truly Wake Up In Life

Far too often our minds get clogged up by the stress of life. Add in the words and thoughts from other people and you’ve a recipe for disaster in …

Reframe Your Thoughts - Change Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Studies show that people who can change their situation gain less from changing their mindset than those who have no control over their situation.<p>If …

Self-improvement

How to stop procrastinating instantly - 3 easy techniques

The following 3 techniques are <i>extremely</i> powerful and work instantly. I’ve been developing and refining them over the years – they are based on solid …

Procrastination

5 Action Steps to Help Struggling Parents Go Through School the Second Time Around

With school ramp up here, parents need to step up with strategies for maintaining their sanity. If you're like me and struggled with school the first time around, it gets worse when you have to guide your children through it. Now's the time that hear from parents of middle school and high school …

Mind Your Mobile Manners: Your Kids Are Watching

Mobile manners are passed down and although they should be dictated by common sense, daily instances of egregious tech etiquette seem to indicate otherwise. Here are a few suggestions on how to set the right example.<p>We have all experienced the aggravating moment of a cell phone ringing in a movie …

Kids With Family Routines Are Emotionally And Socially More Advanced (STUDY)

BY ALLISON BOND<p>NEW YORK Wed Mar 12, 2014 3:42pm EDT<p>(Reuters Health) - Preschoolers who sing, tell stories and eat dinner with their families tend to be emotionally healthier and better adjusted socially than kids who don't have such routines, a recent study has found.<p>Researchers examined the number …

6 Things You Can Teach Your Daughter About Her Body

Little girls don't stay little forever. And as your daughter develops into a young woman, you'll need to have the "talk" with her about her changing body -- unless you prefer that she learn all about it from TV, the Internet and music videos. Trust us -- you'll thank us later, as will your daughter!<p>…