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A Teacher's Prayer for Peace in the Classroom

Ingrid Peschke

By Ingrid Peschke

If only I lost those extra pounds, If only so-and-so wasn't in my life, If only I got a raise, If only I was younger, If only I hadn't said that...

These refrains can seem as solid as a concrete wall. They have a way of putting off happiness and health in the present, making them seem like only a remote possibility in the future.

I've found that if I can detect these sneaky thoughts quickly, and do something about them, they lose their foothold. Take grudges, for example. There are plenty of studies that show how holding onto past wrongs is a negative influence on health.

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This article was published on Huffington Post on May 5, 2015

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Don Ingwerson

By Donald Ingwerson

As a former public school educator, I’ve often wondered why parents consistently rated their children’s schools better than schools that other children attended. It turns out that first-hand experience matters in how we perceive things.

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This article was published on The Bulletin on April 22, 2015