By Kimberly Kenner, Education Coordinator, CLE Austin College Living Experience believes volunteering is [...]
The word gratitude gets thrown around quite often as of late. More and more people have been tapping into the power of gratitude, and for good reason!
It's that time of year... cranberry sauce, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and mulling over all that we have to be thankful for. See what some students have to say on the concept of gratitude.
Aside from generating happiness, being thankful and showing gratitude have proven health benefits. It also strengthens relationships and leads to overall greater happiness.
Failure’s rough; it will knock down your self-esteem and make everything harder, but don’t dwell on it too long, because there are lots of opportunities waiting for you on the other side.
What if I said failure is a good thing? This may seem counter-intuitive. No one wants to fail. But failing is a very important part of life. And it often results in opportunities that would never have been available otherwise.
It is most important to realize all the many positive outcomes, the successes, that may result from participating in the experience and resulting from the failure, regardless of the intended or desired outcome.
Telephone scammers can be incredibly convincing, especially to a young adult trying to establish themselves in the world. Now Jake was worried that he—and his family—might lose a significant amount of money due to his mistake.
I sat down with five of our students at CLE Rockville during their Social Engagement Group to talk about what failure means, and why it isn’t necessarily a bad thing. I am always impressed and amazed at our students’ insights.
Only after a breakup would the sudden onset of loneliness trigger a sense of urgency strong enough to give him the extra push needed to change his lifestyle.