Science of Happiness – Gratitude Discover one of the most life altering happiness habits that can help you increase your happiness levels by up to 40%. Hi everyone! I’m Kim Strobel. I do a lot of speaking across the country for schools, and conferences, businesses and organizations, and I talk a lot about The Science of Happiness. And what […]

How Gratitude Impacts Your Brain and Behavior

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Gratitude is often described as the “attitude of gratitude,” involving an intentional appreciation for what one has, rather than dwelling on what’s lacking. This seemingly simple concept has been around for centuries, but only recently have we begun to understand its profound impact. Scientific studies have illuminated how a simple act of gratitude can have […]

The PERMA Model: Understanding the Science of Happiness

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In a world where education is as much about shaping well-rounded individuals as it is about imparting knowledge, understanding the science of happiness becomes crucial. Enter the PERMA™ model, a groundbreaking framework in positive psychology developed by Martin Seligman that distills the essence of psychological well-being into five core elements.  Tailored for educators, this blog […]

Teacher Wellness: Effective Strategies for Managing Stress and Achieving Work-Life Balance

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In the high-stakes world of education, where the well-being of teachers is often overshadowed by the demands of the profession, it’s essential to shine a light on the importance of educators’ mental and physical health. Teachers bear the weight of shaping young minds, a task that becomes increasingly challenging when their own well-being is compromised. […]

Exploring the Nature of Happiness: Insights and Perspectives for Educators

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In the quest for a fulfilling life, happiness often emerges as the quintessential goal, a universal yet elusive aspiration. This blog post ventures into the heart of what it means to be happy, exploring the intricacies of joy and contentment from the lenses of psychology, philosophy, and practical application. As educators and guardians of the […]

Rediscovering Happiness: A Guide to Finding Joy with a Happiness Coach

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In the demanding world of education, where burnout and stress have become all too common, rediscovering the joy of teaching is not just a luxury—it’s essential. Happiness coaching, a beacon of hope in the professional landscape, offers a transformative approach to reigniting that lost spark. Tailored specifically for educators, certified happiness life coaches work to […]

Embrace the Power of Positivity: A Guide to Cultivating a Positive Mindset

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In a world that’s often filled with challenges and negativity, a positive mindset can be a beacon of light guiding us toward personal and professional success. The power of positivity is not just a fad, but a scientifically backed principle that can fundamentally enhance our performance, well-being, and overall satisfaction in life. This blog post […]

Unveiling the Meaning of Life According to Positive Psychology

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What is the meaning of life? This age-old question has sparked countless philosophical debates and introspective inquiries. However, from the perspective of positive psychology, the answer might not be as elusive as we think. This blog post delves into the heart of positive psychology, exploring its unique approach to life’s purpose and offering a fresh […]

Increasing Teacher Happiness: 11 Easy Techniques for a Positive Classroom

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In the world of education, a happy teacher equates to a thriving classroom. As educators, it’s essential to fuel our own happiness just as much as we nurture the minds of our students. This blog post aims to shed light on the importance of teacher happiness and well-being, and how it directly impacts the classroom […]

Teachers, Make Room for Your Passion and Inspire Your Students

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In the ever-evolving landscape of education, it’s easy for teachers to lose sight of the driving force that led them into the profession – their passion for teaching. Whether it’s a spark or an all-consuming flame, the passion of a teacher is fundamental to providing effective education. Furthermore, their enthusiasm and excitement can be contagious […]