Conflict Resolution: An Important Life Skill

Conflict is a common, inevitable part of life. It exists because people don’t always get along or agree. Because conflict is a normal part of everyone’s life, conflict resolution, or the ability to resolve conflicts effectively, is a crucial skill for everyone to have. This is especially important in the [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Bullying Prevention, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Supportive Environment & PBIS

What is a Supportive Environment? Supportive environment is one of the twelve scales in our Personal Responsibility Map, which is the core assessment in our academic and career goals program. Supportive Environment describes the amount to which friends, family, peers, and others in one's life value high achievement, and positively [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Stress Management: Tools for Dealing with Stress

In our previous blog posts about Stress Management, we've discussed how to find and think through the various stressors at school, work, and in personal life. Now we will cover the different tools people can use to fight stress. Because unwanted stress reactions affect us both mentally and physically, stress [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Anger Management, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Achievement Drive & PBIS

What is Achievement Drive? Achievement Drive is the fourth scale of our Personal Responsibility Map, which is the core assessment in our Personal Responsibility program which focuses on academic and career goals achievement. You may be asking, what exactly is Achievement Drive? Achievement Drive is the level of desire, effort, [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Stress Management: Self-Control

Self-control plays a big role in learning to manage stress. Self-control is the ability to handle personal feelings and emotions in difficult situations. Learning to manage stress requires you to learn self-control. Without self-control, it is impossible to manage your anger and stress. Let’s look at some topics related to [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Anger Management, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Values Congruence & PBIS

What is Values Congruence? The third scale measured by our Personal Responsibility Map, (our core assessment for achieving academic and career goals), is Values Congruence. A value is a belief about what is good, just, and beautiful. Values influence people's ways of behaving and how they respond to situations. Values [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stress Management – The Power of Positive Thinking

Constructive Thinking In a previous post, we talked about the power of destructive thinking and how it can limit your ability to manage stress. Destructive thinking is negative thinking. It limits our ability to make positive choices in our lives. Fortunately, you are able to change your thinking. In this [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Anger Management, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Self-Efficacy & PBIS

Believing in Yourself: The Self-Efficacy Theory Self–Efficacy, the second scale in our Personal Responsibility Map, is the belief in one’s ability to achieve stated goals. simply stated, it is your view of possibilities, or the extent to which you view your goals as within your ability to achieve. The psychologist [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Destructive Thinking: The Hidden Cause of Stress

Every day our minds have about 60,000 thoughts. Many of these thoughts are repeated over and over. In fact, experts say that 90% of those 60,000 daily thoughts are the same ones we had the day before. We can be aware of these thoughts, but we usually tend not to [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Anger Management, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Goal Setting & PBIS

Wishes versus Goals Goal setting is the first, and probably the most important, scale measured by our Personal Responsibility Map. In order to learn how to set and achieve goals, it is helpful to understand the difference between goals and dreams or wishes. By definition, a goal is an object [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments