Choose Happiness

In this two-minute video by YoursWisely, we’re reminded that chasing happiness won’t bring happiness, as this perspective frames it as something not yet present and requires more of “something else” before it can happen. From this mindset, happiness stays trapped in the future, unavailable in the here and now. Chasing happiness keeps it at a…

The Three R’s of Emotional Education

Traditional education focuses on the three R’s: reading, (w)riting and (a)rithmetic. Social emotional learning (SEL) focuses on a different set of R’s: regulation, reconstruction and resilience. This set of “soft skills” teaches a child to develop self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship skills. In this two-and-a-half-minute video, Arlo Laibowitz explains SEL and what takes place…