Coach a super-hero-in-training to find self-regulation skills!
In this fun FREE course My Inside Superpowers - helping me to survive upset (linked to a Teachable website) you will find engaging strategies to helps calm or rev up. In the course youngsters can see:
- a video on just noticing what is happening inside me (2 minutes)
- a video on how to manage upset (2 minutes)
- a superhero checklist to complete outlining strategies for calming
- a certificate of completion.
To deepen those skills see
CHILL - like a superhero (in junior high or middle school settings)
Instead I - for surviving and thriving
What if I - for calming worries
So Then I - for unstructured recess times
Why Can't I - for beating the blues
One of my most favourite memories recently is one of laughter.
We were in a conference room, all eighty of us. I was presenting. All of us were laughing. I was laughing so hard it was difficult to breathe, much less talk.
What a wonderful memory. Even writing about it accesses positive feelings and inside pictures that offer delight right now.
Laughter is powerful. Laughter with (not at) can be a "game changer".
... and ...
we know that socially, laughter:
Some recent research looks at the impact of laughter on the brain and body. Some highlights include how laughter:
- belly laugh
As July and August approach I am considering how I will
Consider this "sentence frame" ...
This summer I will invite laughter by ___________________.