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Talking to Yourself: The Power of I AM

Quickly, without thinking it through, complete the following sentence: I am ­­­­­­­­­­­_____. Do it again and keep it up until you run out of quick answers. Now think back over your answers. If you’re like most people, you likely stated what you do for a living and your place in your family, and then described your physical, emotional, and intellectual attributes. And you probably weren’t all that kind to yourself....

Stop, Drop, and Breathe

  When firefighters visit classrooms to teach kids about fire safety, they almost certainly introduce the emergency procedure known as Stop, Drop, and Roll. Children are taught that while they should always avoid fires, if their clothes do catch fire, they need to act immediately. Three steps are to be taken:...