Role Modeling

“Our children are our mirrors.” “Like father, like son.” “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.” These sayings may seem like common sense, but we often don’t pay attention to what extent parents influence their children. According to social learning theory posits by Bandura (1977), individuals learn through social context, such as observation and …

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Mindful Awareness Practice

What does it take for us to slow down? NPR news has recently featured an interesting episode with a Norwegian TV producer, Thomas Hellum, and talked about why viewers enjoyed “Slow TV.” https://www.npr.org/player/embed/490624719/491404726 In the fast-paced world of today, everything seems convenient. Instead of writing and sending checks by mail, we can easily click a button …

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