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Michelle Ramos

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How to Inspire Gratitude in Students

Michelle Ramos November 29, 2018

v@2x-100In the aftermath of Thanksgiving break, many of us are counting our blessings and giving thanks for the many gifts in our lives. Yet practicing gratitude shouldn’t just be relegated to the holidays; in fact, being thankful year-round can have tremendous benefits.

We’ve all heard the maxim that life is better when you live it with an “attitude of gratitude” — and for good reason. Practicing gratitude can lessen stress, improve physical health, bolster relationships and create a culture of collaboration and respect. Gratitude has also been proven to enhance empathy, boost self-esteem and reduce aggression. For students, cultivating a sense of thankfulness can even improve learning outcomes.

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Posted in Whole Child, Teaching, Gratitude, Teacher ideas

Hope for the Future: Insights from the American Association of Suicidology’s Youth Advisory Board

Michelle Ramos October 17, 2018

Reflections and insights gleaned from meeting with the American Association of Suicidology’s Youth Advisory Board. 

Across American schools and campuses, there’s a rise of youth involvement with campus activism, philanthropy, and social causes — and mental health awareness is no exception. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with members of the American Association of Suicidology’s (AAS) Youth Advisory Board and to hear more about the impactful initiatives they’re working on to advance suicide prevention.

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Posted in Suicide Prevention, Technology, Safety, Learning, American Association of Suicidology
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