Jeff Bockert

1,153 Flips | 41 Magazines | 9 Likes | 15 Following | 71 Followers | @jeffbockert | High School counselor and coach working to help students reach their goals. Father of four.

5 Ways to Build Team Trust

Managing a team is hard work. Your responsibilities to your job, business, and your team evolve with each project and person you get onboard. …

Business Administration

Why You Should Take 5 Minutes Each Morning To Meditate

Living in the modern world, your mantra is probably "go, go, go." While it might be routine to jump out of bed and immediately check your email as …

Meditation

12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

Change these simple, everyday routines to live a happier life.

Your 7-Minute Total-Body Workout

For this week's #WorkoutWednesday, we tapped Brynn Putnam, founder of Refine Method studio in New York City to create a quickie routine that's also …

The Habits of Successful People: They Have a Growth Mindset

<i>This is the 5th post in our series discussing The Habits of Successful people, written by James Clear and Joel Gascoigne. You can read them all …

Talent Isn’t Fixed and Other Mindsets That Lead to Greatness

In the creative world, we spend a lot of time talking about “talent.” It’s that special sauce—a certain style, a certain perspective, a certain …

Self-improvement

4 Lifestyle Changes That Will Boost Your Mental Health

When we seek help for a mental health condition, we can expect to hear about various medications and treatment options, but what’s often missing from …

Mental Health

Seahawks teaching players: Sleep is a weapon

Contradictory to one of Russell Wilson's most-used hashtags -- #NoTimeToSleep -- rest, recovery, and sleep have become major points of emphasis in …

Can Reading Make You Happier?

Several years ago, I was given as a gift a remote session with a bibliotherapist at the London headquarters of the School of Life, which offers innovative courses to help people deal with the daily emotional challenges of existence. I have to admit that at first I didn’t really like the idea of …

Literature

Science proves what you suspected: hiking's good for your mental health

Do not underestimate the power of a walk in the woods: A new study suggests that even a 90- minute stroll in a natural environment can lead to measurable changes in the brain, and may help combat depression.<p>Previous research has shown that just a 50-minute walk in nature can improve your mood, …

Mental Health

Stanford University study says spending time in nature benefits mental health

Have you ever wondered why you feel better after taking a stroll through a park or hiking a trail?<p>A study published by the Proceeding of the National Academy of Science says a 90-minute walk through nature can positively affect your brain.<p>The researchers conducted an experiment with 38 …

5 Lessons From the World’s Happiest People

<b>There are different types of happiness.</b><p>Americans tend to value <i>high-intensity</i> forms of happiness—joy, excitement, euphoria. Danes and Swedes, on the …

Happiness

5 Reasons We Don't Let Ourselves Be Happy

When it comes to our own happiness, many of us are familiar with the pattern of taking two steps forward, one step back. For example, if we want to …

7 Ways Mentally Strong People Deal With Stress

While stress causes some people to crumble, mentally strong people are able to thrive despite added tension. In fact, they view adversity as an …

Self-help

Wish Upon a Page: 4 Ways Journaling Can Help You Achieve the Ideal Life

Do you want to know the secret to attaining a life of intention? Want to fast track your goals and desires? Itching to make a decision but don't know how to go about it? Then stop dreaming, and start writing! Yes, I said it! Get yourself a good old fashioned pen and paper and journal your way to …

4 Secrets to Relationship Building with Kids–and Parents!

Ecclesiastes says, “A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” How true is that when it comes to raising Christian children? Parents could do it …

Relationships

7 Things I Learned From Working With ‘The Michael Jordan Of Relationship-Building’

By Jared Kleinert,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1JkAER5<p>“What makes you tick? I want to know.”<p>We were sitting on the roof of his beautiful …

7 Ways to Get Psychologically Healthier, Quickly

<b>Express Gratitude.</b><p>Research in positive psychology has discovered the benefits of expressing gratitude—appreciating what we have, or thanking someone …

Happiness

4 qualities of great coworkers

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

The 8 Things Mentally Strong People Do Every Day

People aren't born with physical strength and no one is blessed with incredible mental strength at birth, either. Mental strength is developed over …

9 Ways to Calm Your Anxious Mind

Anxious thoughts can overwhelm you, making it difficult to make decisions and take action to deal with whatever issue bothers you. Anxiety can also …

Mindfulness

Why Making Mistakes Is What Makes Us Human

Many people learn from a young age that making mistakes feels terrible and can be embarrassing. That lesson often gets learned in school. But in her …

TED Talks

5 Wellness Tips to Thrive During Back-to-School Season

The first few weeks of school can be overwhelming. Luckily, you’re on your A-game. You have lesson plans at the ready, and you have boundless energy …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Emotional Intelligence

Improve Your Time Management With These 3 Questions

Making better use of your time better starts with getting a good sense of what’s working now, and what isn’t.<p>If you want to spend your time better, you need to know how you’re spending it now. I’m a big fan of time logs; I use a spreadsheet, and there are plenty of time-tracking apps that can help …

The influence of school-based mentoring relationships on school attachment and risk behaviors : The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

Black, D.S., Grenard, J.L., Sussman, S. & Rohrbach, L.A. (2010). The influence of school-based natural mentoring relationships on school attachment …

Mentoring

This Is Your Brain On Nature

Spoiler: It's awesome.<p>John Muir, one of America's most influential conservationists, once wrote that "going to the woods is going home."<p>If you've ever emerged from a hike or camping trip only to find with a clearer mind, you know exactly what Muir means. Nature has a way of providing comfort when …

Mental Health