Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2008’

Teaching Happiness

We teach children to count, to read, we teach them about the world, we teach them how to be resilient, how to bounce back, how to solve conflict and how to manage their anger… but do we ever really teach them to be happy and how to practice it daily? Happiness must be taught. It is a learned skill, it …

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Concentrating and Getting Organised – Tips for Students

Being organised and concentrating during class time are essential elements for academic success at school and at university. During Class Just hearing what your teachers say is not the same as listening to what they say. Listening is a cognitive act that requires you to pay attention, think and mentally process what you hear. Make an effort to concentrate during …

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Ethics: The greatest good for the greatest number, or help individuals reach their full potential?

A small child was bugging her father to play with her. He was intent on reading his daily newspaper, and was trying to ignore her. He then came across a large map of the world, so he ripped it out the paper and then tore the picture of the world into small pieces to resemble a jigsaw puzzle and gave …

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