Fidgeting and Focusing

Is fidgeting the body’s way of helping your mind stay present? Although fidgeting has long been associated with inattentiveness, research and controlled studies show that movement (like fidgeting and doodling) helps children to pay attention, think, speak, and retain information. In this article published in BBC News, psychologists found that primary school children learn better when…

Blame or Accountability

In this short video by New York Timesbestselling author and research professor Dr. Brene Brown brings our attention to how blame sabotages relationships—with others and ourselves. She goes on to share that blaming has an inverse relationship with accountability. Accountability requires vulnerability, whereas blaming is a way that we discharge anger, discomfort, and pain, and…