Personal statement

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Using standards-aligned, narrative techniques students will reflect on what makes them unique.
http://www.tgreduexplore.org/curriculum/lessons

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Are your happiness goals too high?

Are your happiness goals too high?
James Baraz | January 17, 2017
http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/are_your_happiness_goals_too_high/success

Although I’m all for enjoying peak experiences when they arise, measuring that ideal against a moderate level of okayness can easily render this moment as “not good enough.”

Rick Hanson says: “The brain is like Teflon for positive experiences and Velcro for negative ones.”