Category: positive mindset


When I was in grad school I had a professor who told us about the “Better. Better. Great.” philosophy.  It really struck a chord with me way back when and 20+ years later, I still follow its principles. Better, Better, Great means that each day we should simply try to

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The Power of One

Three Dog Night made famous the song and phrase, “One is the Loneliest Number.” I won’t be using that as my mantra. Instead, I believe more in “The Power of One.”   Think of it like this old Breck commercial: My friend and fellow counselor, Jeff Ream, from the blog The

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100 Affirmations To Help Build Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence

Affirmations are words we say to ourselves to affirm our self-worth.   What we tell ourselves reinforces our self-esteem and can be either positive or negative.  It’s important to help our students build a positive mindset.  Our mindsets becomes our belief systems about ourselves and if we work at telling ourselves positive affirmations,

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