Positive Psychology, School Psychology, Uncategorized

Belonging

As teachers, you see every day how much a sense of belonging matters to kids and to all of us. We act differently when we believe that we belong. The classroom is a wonderful place to establish a sense of belonging for everyone. This can be done through rituals that you create among the students.… Continue reading Belonging

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Gratitude

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” — Oprah Winfrey Chris Peterson and Martin Seligman (the founders of Positive Psychology) define gratitude as, “A sense of thankfulness and joy in response to receiving a gift whether the… Continue reading Gratitude