A Sleep Deprived Nation

This is a repost of an article from the Harvard publication, Usable Knowledge – click here for the original article If the goal of our educational system includes high-functioning, healthy students, then educators have to prioritize something alongside academic mastery and social-emotional wellness. We have to prioritize sleep. Think back to the last time you…

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Get Your Butterflies Flying in Formation

Lisa Feldman Barrett is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University and author of How Emotions are Made. In a recent interview, she identified a necessary truth: “Your brain didn’t evolve for you to think and feel and see, it actually evolved for you to control your body.” It’s a fact we too often…

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Understanding Stress

Part One of an Ongoing Series Through the world travels of the Good Athlete Project, we have noticed one underlying constant in the desires of most people: less stress. It takes different forms and we name it different things, but it consistently looms heavy in the minds of many… stress about work, family, performance in…

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