About Anna Schmitz

Anna is a copywriter at The Conover Company. She graduated from St. Norbert College with a degree in Elementary Education. She enjoys researching and writing about soft skills and has seen first-hand the difference that soft skills make in students' lives. She currently lives in Wisconsin with her husband and four children.

Building Resilience in Students: Essential Coping Skills for Overcoming Challenges

In the world of education, teachers and educators play a pivotal role far beyond teaching academics. They stand at the forefront of shaping not only the intellectual capabilities of their students but their emotional resilience as well. The ability to cope with and overcome challenges is a crucial skill for [...]

By |2024-05-24T08:18:36-05:00May 24th, 2024|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, Soft Skills|Comments Off on Building Resilience in Students: Essential Coping Skills for Overcoming Challenges

Teachers’ Mental Health Matters

In the pursuit of educating the next generation, teachers often find themselves battling stress, burnout, and mental fatigue on a daily basis. The continuous cycle of lesson planning, grading, and managing classroom dynamics, on top of administrative demands, can take a significant toll on educators' mental health. Recognizing the importance [...]

By |2024-05-13T08:24:57-05:00May 13th, 2024|Education, Life Skills, Soft Skills|Comments Off on Teachers’ Mental Health Matters

6 Tips for Supporting Mental Health in the Classroom

In any educational setting, the well-being of students is paramount. In our modern society, mental health has become a growing concern, and for educators, this means adapting approaches to not just fostering academic growth but also ensuring a supportive environment for students' mental wellness. This is a pivotal area where [...]

By |2024-05-08T09:04:43-05:00May 8th, 2024|Education, Life Skills, SEL|Comments Off on 6 Tips for Supporting Mental Health in the Classroom

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to recognize and raise awareness about the importance of mental health. In recent years, conversations around mental health have become more prevalent, but there is still a long way to go in terms of reducing stigma and ensuring that those who need [...]

By |2024-05-02T08:02:56-05:00May 1st, 2024|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, Soft Skills|Comments Off on Mental Health Awareness Month

10 Ways to Reduce Stress in Your Everyday Life

Finding peace in a world that feels increasingly complex and chaotic can be a monumental task. As spring begins, the demands of our personal and professional lives can easily eclipse the potential for relaxation and rejuvenation that this season offers. In this blog post, we're breaking down ten strategies to [...]

By |2024-04-29T09:01:28-05:00April 29th, 2024|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, Soft Skills|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Reduce Stress in Your Everyday Life

5 Key Benefits of Stress Management

In today's fast-paced world where the pressure to balance work, social life, health, and personal growth can become overwhelming, the art of stress management is more than just a luxury—it's a vital skill. Employers and educators are becoming more attuned to the impacts of chronic stress on individuals, not [...]

By |2024-04-12T13:02:01-05:00April 12th, 2024|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Key Benefits of Stress Management

April is Stress Awareness Month

Since 1992, April has been observed as National Stress Awareness Month. Stress Awareness Month is an important time to recognize the impact of stress on our mental and physical health. During this month, we are encouraged to take the time to become more aware of the signs and symptoms of stress, [...]

By |2024-04-05T08:09:13-05:00April 5th, 2024|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, Soft Skills|Comments Off on April is Stress Awareness Month

Navigating Work-Life Balance During National Stress Awareness Month

Amid the hustle and bustle of our day-to-day lives, April stands as a stark reminder of the importance of managing stress. National Stress Awareness Month serves as a call to action to re-evaluate our work-life balance and mental health practices. In this era of constant connectivity and job demands, the [...]

By |2024-04-01T14:31:04-05:00April 1st, 2024|Life Skills, Soft Skills|Comments Off on Navigating Work-Life Balance During National Stress Awareness Month

5 Tips for Developing a Growth Mindset

Embracing a growth mindset is not an overnight process—it's a journey that requires commitment, practice, and the conscious decision to reframe our thoughts and beliefs. Here are some steps you can take to start your path to a growth mindset today. Practice Self-Reflection Spend a few minutes each day reflecting [...]

By |2024-03-25T12:31:17-05:00March 25th, 2024|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, Soft Skills|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Developing a Growth Mindset

7 Tips for Developing a Positive Attitude

Your attitude shapes every aspect of your life, from the way you handle adversity to the quality of your relationships. But, a positive attitude is more than just a state of mind. It's the cornerstone of resilience, success, and well-being. In this post, we will explore how you can [...]

By |2024-03-18T08:21:49-05:00March 18th, 2024|Life Skills, Soft Skills|Comments Off on 7 Tips for Developing a Positive Attitude
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