Here is a wonderfully short video on understanding the difference between empathy and sympathy.
“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day, saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.'”
— Mary Anne Radmacher
Also, Brene Brown has done amazing work surrounding courage. Dr. Brown defines the word courage and its history as:
“Even a small star shines in the darkness.”
— Finnish Proverb
As you go through life, do not practice subtraction; but instead add up your blessings, opportunities, possibilities. In so doing you will be relaxed, outgoing, and successful.
An article through NPR has combined some recent research on how schools can help to nurture students’ mental health rather than making it more difficult for adolescents. Here are some of the suggestions they had:
This is an inspiring song about ending violence by Matisyahu.