We tend to trust our own thinking, not realizing that we, like every person on the planet, are subject to biases we’re not even aware of.
We cannot grow when we are in shame, and we can’t use shame to change ourselves or others. ~ Brene Brown I’ve written before about the horrible, awful, no good, very bad trend of shaming children publicly (it shouldn’t be done privately, either) and the consequences. I came across this excellent post yesterday, and think […]
[E]vidence from psychology, cognitive science, and neuroscience suggests that when students multitask while doing schoolwork, their learning is far spottier and shallower than if the work had their full attention. They understand and remember less, and they have greater difficulty transferring their learning to new contexts. So detrimental is this practice that some researchers are […]
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection” ― Gautama Buddha Do you remember the story about the little boy who killed his grandmother’s pet duck? He accidentally hit the duck with a rock from his slingshot. The boy didn’t think anybody saw the foul deed, so he buried […]