Every day I receive a message from Teacher’s Goals and this list of self-care tips just must be shared. It truly is a reminder of the beauty and value of each day and that each of us is the driver of our journey. 1. Live every moment. 2. Cook something yummy. 3. Sing a song. Read more about Self-care Tips[…]
Stephen Covey’s first habit, Be Proactive, is one that we all need to be reminded of often. When life gives you lemons, our first involuntary reaction is often to complain, resist, and blame. All of these are reactions to discomfort and opposition to circumstances. If we constantly react to negative experiences, we will be in Read more about Be Proactive[…]
In The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Steven Covey introduces the concept of paradigm shift and helps the reader understand that different perspectives exist. Covey also introduces the Maturity Continuum: dependence, independence and interdependence. Each of Covey’s first three habits is intended to help achieve independence. The next three habits are intended to achieve Read more about The Seven Habits of Effective People[…]
Today, Maxwell’s word is “Empathy.” Empathy is often mistaken for sympathy. However, as Maxwell reminds us, empathy is much more powerful than sympathy. Anyone can sympathize from any distance. To practice empathy, you have to be able to walk a mile in the other person’s shoes. You have to be with the person. It’s not Read more about Practice Empathy[…]
1. Don’t respond to negativity. 2. Stay active. 3. Eat healthier. 4. Read and write more. 5. Give without expectations. 6. Visualize, then act. 7. Spend quality time with family. 8. Write “thank you” notes. 9. Be a better friend. 10. Do a random act of kindness.
Strati Georgopoulos reminded us of these 6 things people do when they’re mentally strong: 1. They move on. They don’t waste time feeling sorry for themselves. 2. They embrace change. They welcome challenges. 3. They stay happy. They don’t waste energy on things they can’t control. 4. They are kind, fair and unafraid to speak Read more about 6 Things Mentally Strong People Do[…]
Maxwell’s word of the day is ‘Anger.’ He reminds us of the importance of not going to bed angry. Anger causes us to get our emotions out of balance, making us think and do things we should not do. Although we all have angry moments in our life, we have a choice of how we Read more about Don’t Let Anger Control You[…]
This morning I listened to John Maxwell’s minute with Maxwell and he reminded me of the importance of grit. We are all given talents and gifts to work with. However, there will be challenges along anyone’s journey. We face those challenges now with the pandemic around the world. Many people have lost jobs, businesses, loved Read more about Success Takes Grit[…]
1. Apologize to children when you’re wrong. 2. Do not assume you’re smarter than a child because you are older. 3. Say thank you to children when they do something for you or others. 4. Admit that you’ve made a mistake and admit it openly to them. 5. Listen to children.
Strati Georgopoulos posted the following statements about being genuine: 1. They don’t seek attention. 2. They’re not concerned about being liked. 3. They can tell when others are full of it. 4. They are comfortable in their own skin. 5. They do what they say and say what they mean. 6. They don’t need a Read more about 10 Behaviors of Genuine People[…]