Has Ben Affleck Become Addicted To The Gym?

In the 1970s, William Glasser, MD wrote the book Positive Addiction (See Amazon). In it, he made the case that choosing a healthy behavior over something unhealthy may not be such a bad thing, even if a compulsive element is involved. Read more...

Every Student Podcast

I was actually quite strategic in that. I am Choice Theory trained (William Glasser’s Choice Theory) and that is a philosophy of positive psychology and that was something that I was trained in at Chifley Bidwell. I knew that if it was the pathway that I wanted to go...

Reality Therapy & Military Families

By Nicole M. Arcuri Sanders Military children are the “Children of the world, blown to all corners of the world. [They] bloom anywhere.” Just like dandelions, military children never know where they will go and where they will grow. Reality therapy offers this...

Blind Insights – Glasser’s Choice Theory

This is the most confronting episode of Blind Insights to date. David shares how the findings of William Glasser, founder of Choice Theory, and student of Abraham Maslow (of Maslow's hierarchy of needs), have informed his approach to teaching and his mental health. If...

Preparing our kids for the future…

Have you ever tried to play a game without knowing the rules? Whether it’s monopoly or pick up sticks if you know the rules you can play with confidence. Bendigo pyschologist Ivan Honey founded The Get Happer Project especially to help children and parents learn the...

Educator re-wires kids’ brains, transforms lives

Ragnar Purje might be strolling out in his community when a small cry will erupt nearby. “Mr Purje! I’ve got the power! I’ve got the power!” A student, arms flailing, is gesturing wildly at their head. He might be behind the wheel when, squished up in the rear window...

The Rochester School prepares to receive distinction from Apple

The distinction is part of the "Apple Distinguished School" program that already has nine other institutions in South America. Now the school enters a preparation process of more than a year to obtain the distinction. For two decades, the Rochester School...

Cell phone addiction cause for concern of Vij students

Vijayawada: Mobile addiction among teenagers is rampant in the city. It has become a hindrance to regular activities, say psychologists, including studies. It's the case with 30% students, they say. This trend has grown in the past one-and-a-half years. Teenagers from...

Take Charge of Your Life staying the course

IT HAS been three years since Mentally Fit EP’s Take Charge of Your Life course began in Cummins in 2014 and what a success it has been. There are not many community driven programs that can claim to have reached hundreds of people from all around the Eyre...

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