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One Event - Several Reactions and Multiple Dimensions: DAY 252 | Anna's Journey to Life

One Event – Several Reactions and Multiple Dimensions: DAY 252 January 1, 2014 in Anna's Journey to Life Do you remember the movie Snake Eyes with Nicholas Cage? One of the reasons why I liked that movie because it opened up... —annabrixthomsen.com

The Deception of Self-Emancipation Within Mind-Enslavement: DAY 251 | Anna's Journey to Life

The Deception of Self-Emancipation Within Mind-Enslavement: DAY 251 December 28, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life “Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds.” – Bob Marley What we as hum... —annabrixthomsen.com

Who is Responsible for My Child's Education? DAY 59

Who has the responsibility for our children’s failures and successes when it comes to education? Is it the school-system? The government? The scientists? The teachers who see our children every day? Or is it us as parents? Read the previous blog-posts for further context o... —teachersjourneytolife.blogspot.com

The Inner Tug of War of Positive and Negative Experiences | Anna's Journey to Life

The Inner Tug of War of Positive and Negative Experiences December 17, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life In this blog-post I am continuing to write about the backchat dimension of the ‘Exilarating Defiance’ character that I wro... —annabrixthomsen.com

Why we as Parents Must take Active Part in our Children's Education: DAY 58

In the last blog-post I wrote about a teaching situation with three boys. In the blog-post I wrote about who these three boys were very different in their ability to read and write and I mentioned an episode where one of the boys were writing faster than the others and how I t... —teachersjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Spiritual Beliefs as the Cause of Schizophrenia and other Mental Illnesses

In this LIVE recorded Google hangout we are discussing how spiritual beliefs can be a trigger for schizophrenia and other mental illnesses with Sandy Mac Jones who has gone through the process of suffering with an undiagnosed mental illness, to self-medicating and finally step... —youtube.com

A Ferriswheel of Positive and Negative Reactions towards Discipline and Authority: DAY 249 | Anna's Journey to Life

A Ferriswheel of Positive and Negative Reactions towards Discipline and Authority: DAY 249 December 5, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life In this post I am going to firstly write out self-corrective statements for practically ch... —annabrixthomsen.com

A Schizophrenic's Journey to Life

In this LIVE hangout we're talking to Tormod Hvidsten Gjedrem who has been diagnosed with Schizophrenia about how he is utilizing the Desteni I Process tools to stabilize himself and become the directive principle in his own life. This is definitely a hangout not to be missed ... —youtube.com

Is Equal Opportunity Possible in a One-Size-Fits-All Education System? DAY 57

The other day I was working with three first graders (6 year olds) who were practicing writing. One was writing very neatly and stuck to the laid out instructions. The second was struggling and is in general struggling and often looked over to see what the first one was doing.... —teachersjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Consequences of a Negative Relationship to the Word 'Discipline': DAY 448 | Anna's Journey to Life

Consequences of a Negative Relationship to the Word ‘Discipline’: DAY 448 November 29, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life In this blog I am continuing from the last post to write about the personality/character construct of deli... —annabrixthomsen.com

The Secret to an Effective Relationship

This LIVE Recorded Google hangout is one NOT to be missed! We discuss the Secret to an Effective Relationship with Michelle Mulcrone and Aldin Hvrat who will share how they've utilize the support of the Desteni I Process tools in their relationship - with Michelle Mulcrone an... —youtube.com

The Devastating Effects of The Human-Capital Concept in Preschool Education: DAY 56

Image borrowed from: http://www.catalyst.org/blog/catalyzing/confessions-male-preschool-teacher In my work as a teacher in preschools and elementary schools I often see children without adult supervision or contact. It is especially disheartening in preschools for very small... —teachersjourneytolife.blogspot.com

The 'Exhilarating Defiance' Character - Introduction: DAY 447 | Anna's Journey to Life

The ‘Exhilarating Defiance’ Character – Introduction: DAY 447 November 21, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life In this post I am going to start opening up and writing about a specific character/personality-construct that I see ha... —annabrixthomsen.com

Drug Education in American Schools - Part 2 - DAY 55

The following article is written by guest blogger, M.M who is a teacher's aide from the US.
 Continuation from: http://teachersjourneytolife.blogspot.com/2013/10/drug-education-in-american-schools-day.html 

Drug: a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention,... —teachersjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Why We Judge and Despise People as being Ugly: DAY 246 | Anna's Journey to Life

Why We Judge and Despise People as being Ugly: DAY 246 November 16, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life In this blog post we are going to take the point we discussed in the previous blog-post to the next level where we will be wa... —annabrixthomsen.com

Perspectives on Relationships with 'Non-Destonians'

In this LIVE hangout we're sharing perspectives on Relationships with 'Non-Destonians' with a panel of people who all has experience with being in relationships with people who aren't participating with Desteni We are joined by Carrie Tooley, Kristina Salas, Sandy Jones, Kim S... —youtube.com

What is So Wrong with Being Ugly? DAY 245 | Anna's Journey to Life

What is So Wrong with Being Ugly? DAY 245 November 9, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life Yesterday there was an article in the daily mail exposing a now closed Facebook group where mothers were bullying and making fun of other p... —annabrixthomsen.com

What is So Wrong with Being Ugly? DAY 245 | Anna's Journey to Life

What is So Wrong with Being Ugly? DAY 245 November 9, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life Yesterday there was an article in the daily mail exposing a now closed Facebook group where mothers were bullying and making fun of other p... —annabrixthomsen.com

A Teacher's Self-Education: DAY 53

“Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.” -- Robert M. Hutchins In this post I am going to be wa... —teachersjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Drinking the Cool Aid of the Cult of Beauty: DAY 244 | Anna's Journey to Life

Drinking the Cool Aid of the Cult of Beauty: DAY 244 November 4, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life In this post I am continuing expanding on the point of how beauty plays a role in our lives and ironically engages us in an ugly... —annabrixthomsen.com

Drinking the Cool Aid of the Cult of Beauty: DAY 244 | Anna's Journey to Life

Drinking the Cool Aid of the Cult of Beauty: DAY 244 November 4, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life In this post I am continuing expanding on the point of how beauty plays a role in our lives and ironically engages us in an ugly... —annabrixthomsen.com

Who I am is Who I'll Teach my Kids to Be: DAY 51

As I mentioned in the previous post, I’ve been working with becoming the best teacher I can possibly be. One of the ways I’ve worked with this is through making sure that when I’m with the kids, that I am 100 % unconditionally here with them and not thinking about going home o... —teachersjourneytolife.blogspot.com

College & Hook Up Culture: What's the Big Deal?

The Panel is sharing support and advice for those in college or who are about to embark on the journey into the 'college world' on how to deal with the pressure that is involved with the entire college and hook-up culture. 'Sext me later' http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/... —youtube.com

Understanding Our Obsession with Being Beautiful and Attractive: DAY 243 | Anna's Journey to Life

Understanding Our Obsession with Being Beautiful and Attractive: DAY 243 October 15, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life In this post I will be continuing with self-forgiveness on how we as women are attempting to empower ourselv... —annabrixthomsen.com

How do I Become The Best Teacher I can be? DAY 50

In and from this post I am going to start walking a blog series where I will be investigating my work as a teacher and the points that I’ve found within the position of being a teacher that reflects back to ‘who I am’ as the personalities that I’ve accepted myself as – specifi... —teachersjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Pornography – Where to start when I want to stop? DAY 22

So how can one go about stopping oneself from participating within pornography? Obviously first and foremost there has to be a self-directed decision made to stop. However, by just making this decision, doesn’t mean that one will not participate within it any longer. You have ... —pornaddictsjourneytolife.wordpress.com

Deconstructing the Idea of Beauty as Empowering for Women: DAY 242 | Anna's Journey to Life

Deconstructing the Idea of Beauty as Empowering for Women: DAY 242 October 10, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life In and from this blog post, I am going to dissect and deconstruct the concept of beauty within the context of self... —annabrixthomsen.com

How Making a Decision to See things Differently Can Change Everything: DAY 241 | Anna's Journey to Life

How Making a Decision to See things Differently Can Change Everything: DAY 241 October 8, 2013 in Anna's Journey to Life The last couple of weeks I’ve been working with time management because my schedule recently has change... —annabrixthomsen.com

Teachers, Lets Give our Students the Education We Would have Liked to Receive: DAY 49

In my work as a teacher I have noticed that I tend to be very ‘soft’ with the children, in the sense that I’ve focused more on getting them to like me and on them enjoying the classes than on making sure that they learn. This has had the consequence that a lot of them don’t do... —teachersjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Drug Education in American Schools: DAY 48

The following article is written by guest blogger, M.M who is a teacher's aide from the US. Observations and Insights: Within one American school, seventh graders are assigned to write a research paper on a drug of their choice. To begin the process, the teacher shows a list ... —teachersjourneytolife.blogspot.com