What makes a good life?

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you're mistaken. . . Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life... See the lecture here.

Young people who have experienced trauma and toxic stress often have difficulty regulating their emotional responses when facing challenges in school, life, and relationships. As students learn the skills and strategies in Mind Matters, they can begin to say, “I am not a victim of what happened to me.”

You now have a new tool in your tool kit! An innovative approach to teen pregnancy prevention that appeals to older youth.
Love Notes was included in the federal Office of Adolescent Health’s Evidence Based Program list based on statistically significant decreases in sexual activity, increases in contraceptive use, and avoidance of pregnancy.

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What Google Learned

About Soft Skills

The seven top characteristics of success at Google are all soft skills: being a good coach; communicating and listening well; possessing insights into others (including others different values and points of view); having empathy toward and being supportive of one’s colleagues … MORE>>

Promoting Self-Regulation

Coming to the UK!

Relationship Smarts PLUS Training

Now that sex and relationships education is statutory in all schools, get ahead of the curve with Relationship Smarts PLUS! Marline Pearson, author, will lead the training. … MORE>>

 
2nd Wednesday Webinar

SECOND WEDNESDAY WEBINAR

March 14

Working Together Developing & Implementing a Sustainable Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. Register for this webinar to learn how to build collaborative school partnerships, incentivize student recruitment and retention, deliver effective educational strategies, engage parents, and build a sustainable approach … Go here to find out more.

I Teach Middle School Sex-Ed. Here's What Kids Ask Me.

I Teach Middle School Sex-Ed.

Here's What Kids Ask Me.

Phyllis Fagell has dealt with her share of awkward sex questions from middle school kids. Here are some tips for parents on how to have the sex talk with their families. … MORE>>