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Reframing Your Dark Side: Embracing Your Shadow Is Key to Genuine Mental Health

Reframing Your Dark Side: Embracing Your Shadow Is Key to Genuine Mental Health | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
it’s often counterproductive to think of emotions as solely “positive” or “negative,” but instead to ask yourself, “Am I responding to this emotion in a constructive or destructive way?”
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author's insight: "The mind is a very complex and interesting thing. While many of the things discussed in this article can be dangerous and destructive in high doses, they can also be healthy and constructive to embrace every now and then. I highly recommend checking out the book The Upside of Your Dark Side if you’d like to learn more."

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How to Build Thick Skin and Stop Being So Sensitive

How to Build Thick Skin and Stop Being So Sensitive | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Check out these important tips for building thick skin in your life - and stop feeling so easily threatened and offended by what people say or do.
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Offers good suggestions for building a "thicker skin."

 

excerpt: "Clearly, there are many benefits to being a HSP. They can often connect with others easily and be more kind and understanding toward everyone, as well as more introspective and creative.

However, sometimes this high sensitivity can also become tiresome, unhealthy, and counterproductive."

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WATCH: Why You Need Anger Will Surprise You

WATCH: Why You Need Anger Will Surprise You | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Why do we get angry?

It turns out that anger is an essential human emotion. Dr. Aaron Sell, an anger researcher at the University of California, Santa Barbara's Center for Evolutionary Psychology, told HuffPost Science in an email, "We evolv...
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Crossroads for an Emotion-Detecting Face Reader | MIT Technology Review

Crossroads for an Emotion-Detecting Face Reader | MIT Technology Review | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
A startup moves to release its facial coding software for education and other apps.
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