“To Sir, with Love” was released in 1967. In it, Sydney Portier played an unemployed engineer who takes a teaching job in a rough school. He has a classroom full of working-class “punks,” most of whom came from chaotic and/or dysfunctional home environments. The year gradually transforms the students and “Mr. Thackery” himself.
This was the first “modern” film that made a major social comment about what we do with kids in a classroom to foster engagement and excitement about…Continue
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Would it shock you to know that by reading this…Continue
Abstract: This article speaks to the tendency of the brain to slip into negativity; as well as, the implications of staying in a negative vibration. Research suggests that we are able to rewire our brains to point to positivity more readily with mental exercises. The article provides three ways to train our brains; and, shift our mindset into positivity and high vibration.
More than ever, it feels like we are being…Continue
Without Context, Life Can Be Drastic
By Kathy Custren
Without context, our world loses much of its meaning. There are shades of nuance that exist throughout the vibrational spectrum, that lend added definition, and some may say dignity, to life. In the absence of these sprinklings of understanding, we lose empathy; hardened to only to the extremes of what we see and hear.
Before we react to words, in anger, frustration, or even haste, let us stop to consider that…Continue
Have you ever wondered how education affects the brain? It’s true- it can even get weird. Here are 5 ways education affects the brain.
Our brains strive to make new connections. When humans learn new things, the brain makes new connections. These neural pathways are birthed and strengthened when we learn things and practice them. It’s no surprise that education allows students to build…Continue
Is Higher Ego Power Damaging Your Relationships?
Lots of research has shown that a very important influence on wellness and the quality of our lives involves the relationships we experience. Relationships with our parents, children, spouse/partner, friends, co-workers, as well as with ourselves are a barometer as to how well things are going in our life –or not. The more our ego energy is imbalanced, the greater the chance that what we manifest within relationships is unhelpful and…Continue
By definition in the Cambridge Dictionary, "Awareness is knowledge that something exists, or understanding of a situation or subject at the present time based on information or experience." It is also the Universe's way of saying "wake up, it is time to get up now!" It is important to recognize that both external awareness and self-awareness is not only about what we notice about ourselves but also how we notice and monitor our inner world and the world around us. As we start to notice…Continue