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How to Talk to Kids About Schools Reopening (or Not)It is, somehow, already the end of July, which means some of our kids are mere weeks away from returning to the classroom—or not. School districts across the country are announcing back to school plans that are either fully in person, fully online or some hybrid of the two. Our kids want to know what that’s going to be like. So even if you, like me, still don’t know how your child’s school year will be structured, it is time to talk with them about it.
Why You Don't Need to Be ExceptionalMany of us walk the earth with a feeling that, in order to acceptable, we need to be something very special indeed. It could sound like ambition, but it's closer to neurosis - and a source of constant and unnecessary pain. Here are some tips to unwind the affliction. Sign up to our new newsletter and get 10% off your first online order of a book, product or class: https://bit.ly/2LayJ9F For gifts and more from The School of Life, visit our online shop: https://bit.ly/2MaUg6q Our website has classes, articles and products to help you lead a more fulfilled life: https://bit.ly/2LCXXSQ FURTHER READING You can read more on this and other subjects on our blog, here: https://bit.ly/2ZaayQv “It’s a rather simple question that quickly gets to the core of someone’s sense of well-being and legitimacy: did your childhood leave you feeling that you were – on balance – OK as you were? Or did you somewhere along the way derive an impression that you needed to be extraordinary in order to deserve a place on the earth? And, to raise an associated question: are you therefore now relaxed about your status in life? Or have you become either a manic overachiever or filled with shame at your so-called mediocrity?” MORE SCHOOL OF LIFE Visit us in person at our London HQ: https://bit.ly/2JOOWUB Watch more films on SELF in our playlist: http://bit.ly/TSOLself You can submit translations and transcripts on all of our videos here: https://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UC7IcJI8PUf5Z3zKxnZvTBog&tab=2 Find out how more here: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6054623?hl=en-GB SOCIAL MEDIA Feel free to follow us at the links below: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theschooloflifelondon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSchoolOfLife Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theschooloflifelondon/ CREDITS Produced in collaboration with: Noelle Smith Design http://www.noellesmithdesign.com/ Title animation produced in collaboration with Vale Productions https://www.valeproductions.co.uk/128
How Traumatic Experiences Can Leave Their Mark on a Person's EyesPupillary response in those with PTSD differs from people who have not experienced traumatic events. The pupils of those with PTSD failed to show sharp constriction caused by light changes, and more enlargement when exposed to emotional stimuli that other participants. Patients with PTSD not only showed an exaggerated response to threatening stimuli but also to stimuli that depicted positive images.1
Study shows that probiotics could alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depressionA review of several papers investigating the connection between gut and mental health confirmed a link does in fact exist between probiotic supplementation and a reduction in quantitative measures of depression and anxiety. Each study found a significant improvement in clinical symptoms of anxiety and depression when given probiotics or a combination of pre- and...12
When Choosing What To Believe, People Often Choose Morality Over Hard EvidenceIn new studies, many people "reported that morally good beliefs require less evidence to be justified, and that, in some circumstances, a morally good belief can be justified even in the absence of sufficient evidence."1
Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst CommentsSo many great features today: an interview with Hayley Williams; a book excerpt from Mark Lanegan; anniversaries on the National and Idlewild; a Premie Evie of Jason Isbell; and, finally, a review of Stars On 45. Stay inside and read them! View this post on Instagram how to pronounce X Æ A-12 A post shared by Stereogum (@stereogum) on May 8, 2020 at 3:23pm PDT THIS WEEK'S 10 HIGHEST RATED COMMENTS #10 EltonJoel Score:50 | May 5th Goddamnit. Posted in: Grimes & Elon Musk Have A Baby Boy Named X Æ A-12 #9 Bobby_Draper Score:51 | May 5th I don’t know guys, this is a pretty fun naming convention. My kid’s name: – Weather, the known variable – Will Ferrell, my elven spelling of friendship (Buddy) – Thunderquack = My favorite aircraft. No weapons, just a closable duck bill + – (M = Mambo #5, my favorite song) – (aluminum possum) Posted in: Grimes Explains Baby X Æ A-12's Name #8 conner5real Score:51 | May 5th nothing like ruining your kid’s life
Boo! This scientist shows us what really happens when we feel scaredFor years researchers have struggled to understand how emotions are formed and processed by the brain. Neuroscientist Kevin LaBar and his team at Duke University are using a virtual reality room to study how the brain reacts to both negative and positive emotions.17