Survival of the Fittest

How much can you endure before you crack? Survival of the fittest goes back to the scientist, Charles Darwin. His theory of evolution by natural selection indicates that species which can adapt to their environment are more likely to survive over species which can’t. There are limited resources available in an environment, which promotes competition … More Survival of the Fittest

3 Benefits of Gratitude: Be Happy Now

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others” (National Association of School Psychologists, 2014, p. 1). 3 Benefits of Gratitude People who are optimistic and have gratitude have increased well-being and decreased depression (Jiang, Yue, Lu, & Zhu, 2015). When you have gratitude, there is an increase association … More 3 Benefits of Gratitude: Be Happy Now

Happy St. Patrick’s Day and the Meaning Behind Good Luck (or work hard?)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! I like to know about the origin of holidays or traditions. With St. Patrick’s Day, the four-leaf clover and its relationship to “good luck” intrigue me. Who doesn’t want more good luck in his/her life?  So here you go. A little history on St. Patrick’s Day and the meaning behind … More Happy St. Patrick’s Day and the Meaning Behind Good Luck (or work hard?)

Grit: Passion and Perseverance for Long-Term Goals

I hope everyone had a great weekend! I had the wonderful opportunity of taking my son, Kobi, to the 7×7 Adidas Tournament in California. There were some phenomenal athletes there!  Most of them have a dream of getting a college football scholarship and even playing for the NFL one day! A college scholarship and the … More Grit: Passion and Perseverance for Long-Term Goals