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23 04, 2020

Coronavirus Conversations: Meade’s Maxim

By | 2020-04-23T15:46:35+00:00 April 23rd, 2020|

I am always asking Why. Even when the answer seems obvious, I’m driven to see whether it’s possible to delve deeper. Which is how I feel about those who are so eager to relax social distancing. Granted, their political machinations are as clear as could be, as is the [...]

16 04, 2020

Coronavirus Conversations: “Change can only happen when you are at your most uncomfortable”

By | 2020-04-23T15:45:43+00:00 April 16th, 2020|

When I was 17 years old, I made one of those incredibly stupid and life-altering decisions that seventeen-year-olds are so prone to make. I was on track for playing basketball at an American university, torn between a small college where I’d get to be a starter and a large [...]

2 04, 2020

Coronavirus Conversations: A Message that All Teens Need to Hear

By | 2020-04-13T09:39:08+00:00 April 2nd, 2020|

My goal in these “Coronavirus Conversations” is to relate Self-Reg ideas to various things that my family and I are going through: partly to share, partly to further my own learning. And the perfect example occurred the other day in a conversation I had with our teenage son. It [...]

29 10, 2015

Do High School Students Need Self-Reg?

By | 2018-01-26T14:10:46+00:00 October 29th, 2015|

The number of high school students struggling with serious mood, behaviour or addiction problems is going through the roof, not to mention the large number of underachieving students and early school-leavers. The growing signs of these problems in younger students have prompted a vigorous response, with primary school teachers serving [...]

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