• Savoring

    Authored: August 24, 2021
    We all experience good events in our lives, however that does not necessarily mean we appreciate them, much less savor them. Truth be told we …
  • Hunting the Good

    Authored: August 16, 2021
    Focusing on the good doesn’t come easy, we are a deficit oriented society. We are interested in bad news, we love to solve problems, we …
  • Psychological Distancing

    Authored: August 7, 2021
    By some accounts we spend half of our awake time talking to ourselves. This self-talk can be very helpful – when we practice a speech, …
  • Effective Failure

    Authored: November 30, 2020
    I think it is pretty fair to say that when people fail they feel bad. Put plain and simply failure doesn’t feel good. Starting today …
  • Self-Control

    Authored: November 10, 2020
    Studies show approximately 8% of the people who set goals achieve them. If setting goals and growth mindset are related then the next question becomes …
  • Effective Goal Setting

    Authored: October 21, 2020
    How do goal setting and growth mindset relate. When you have a growth mindset you believe that you can grow your intelligence, your abilities or …
  • Effective Praise

    Authored: October 9, 2020
    If we assume most parents want their children to succeed in school and a growth mindset fosters academic success then I guess the question becomes …
  • What is a Growth Mindset?

    Authored: September 16, 2020
    I think it’s fair to say that most parents want their children to succeed in school. If, in effect that is the case, then I …
  • What’s Happiness?

    Authored: September 2, 2020
    The pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human right, the Declaration of Independence says so. The operative word here being pursuit. The Declaration of Independence …