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Tired and heading to burnout? Neuroscience offers some help.

Feeling exhausted from working with your clients, students, or patients? It may not be much consolation, but you certainly are not alone: “54.4% of physicians report at least one symptom of burnout in 2014, up from 45.5% in 2011.” (Shanafelt, Tait D. et al. 2015) “40%-50% of new teachers may leave their profession within the... Read More »

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Feeling exhausted from working with your clients, students, or patients? It may not be much consolation, but you certainly are not alone: “54.4% of physicians report at least one symptom of burnout in 2014, up from 45.5% in 2011.” (Shanafelt, Tait D. et al. 2015) “40%-50% of new teachers may leave their profession within the… Read More &raquo

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Don’t let a half-second ruin your life.

Sally, a single mother and pediatric nurse friend of mine, was stunned when her son Josh arrived home from school sobbing, ran to his room and slammed the door. Josh was a gentle happy soul who loved school and did well. This was a first and Sally was worried. She listened patiently at his door... Read More »

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Sally, a single mother and pediatric nurse friend of mine, was stunned when her son Josh arrived home from school sobbing, ran to his room and slammed the door. Josh was a gentle happy soul who loved school and did well. This was a first and Sally was worried. She listened patiently at his door… Read More &raquo

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The Invisible Classroom

Available here and in bookstores everywhere The Invisible Classroom: Relationships, Neuroscience & Mindfulness in School By Kirke Olson Published by W. W. Norton & Company The book provides practical understandable principles drawn from research in neuroscience, human relationships, and mindfulness, illustrated with true stories drawn from the real imperfect world of education, and offers realistic... Read More »

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Available here and in bookstores everywhere The Invisible Classroom: Relationships, Neuroscience & Mindfulness in School By Kirke Olson Published by W. W. Norton & Company The book provides practical understandable principles drawn from research in neuroscience, human relationships, and mindfulness, illustrated with true stories drawn from the real imperfect world of education, and offers realistic… Read More &raquo

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Nothing to Fear, but Fear Itself

All these years later I can still feel the echoes of my fear. Fear sparked by Hal, a large rage filled teenager with a chair raised high over his head, charging across my science classroom directly at me. His rage and my fear were suddenly interrupted by the noise of smashing glass as the chair... Read More »

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All these years later I can still feel the echoes of my fear. Fear sparked by Hal, a large rage filled teenager with a chair raised high over his head, charging across my science classroom directly at me. His rage and my fear were suddenly interrupted by the noise of smashing glass as the chair… Read More &raquo

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Between You and Me – Short Film

Please enjoy this film focusing on exploring human relationships. What is “the glue” in your relationships? “Film Questions: – How much appreciation lives in the space between you and me? – How much gratitude lives in the space between you and me? - How much trust lives in the space between you and me? – How much love lives in the space between you and me?” Click... Read More »

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Please enjoy this film focusing on exploring human relationships. What is “the glue” in your relationships? “Film Questions: – How much appreciation lives in the space between you and me? – How much gratitude lives in the space between you and me? – How much trust lives in the space between you and me? – How much love lives in the space between you and me?” Click… Read More &raquo

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Book Signing Event

Thank you for joining us at the Teachers’ Night Out & Book Signing event @ Gibson’s Bookstore! We were excited to help teach guests how to make the invisible visible by creating a positive school culture, turning heartfelt human investment in their students into the best possible learning outcomes. The house was packed! We were happy to see a variety... Read More »

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Thank you for joining us at the Teachers’ Night Out & Book Signing event @ Gibson’s Bookstore! We were excited to help teach guests how to make the invisible visible by creating a positive school culture, turning heartfelt human investment in their students into the best possible learning outcomes. The house was packed! We were happy to see a variety… Read More &raquo

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