impulse control

When Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) tweeted a question about age minimums for voting and for gun purchases, thousands of teenagers fired back.
When Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) tweeted a question about age minimums for voting and for gun purchases, thousands of teenagers fired back.
It strengthens their prefrontal cortex.
This year, instead of making my usual list (mental or written) of New Year's Resolutions, I am writing my New Year's Non-Resolutions. I am sharing them here as a public service, because I believe we all need to be freed from the shackles of these silly resolutions.
Trying to identify those circumstances where an 18- to 25-year-old might fairly be treated as a juvenile, difficult though it may be, should be a priority for a modern society, particularly for non-violent offenders with a low outlook for recidivism.
To be successful with their day-to-day interactions with one another, kids need to be able to regulate their bodies. Using the remote as an analogy for body regulation is a perfect match for the concrete thinking skills of young minds.
We fall into patterns of decision making. Emotional decisions lead to more emotional decisions and logical decisions lead to more logical decisions... We have to work to make the intuitive decision. That is until intuitive decision making becomes a habit.
What research tells us is that it is the children who learn throughout their lives to set goals and to be held accountable for achieving those goals who thrive.
My first experiences began somewhere around age 13. I picked on myself when I felt picked on at school or home and late at night when studying for tests because I didn't know the answers or when I worried over upcoming tests.
Valerie York-Zimmerman, who has studied with Buddhist monk and author Thich Nhat Hanh as well as Jon Kabat-Zinn, director
Some students aren't able to wait. If we don't recognize "waiting" as an underdeveloped skill in these students, we miss the opportunity to support them while they wait, prevent behavior incidents and, most important, set them up for success in school.
You know you shouldn't do it. You know that if you keep calling and leaving messages he's going to think you are needy, or pathetic, or just plain crazy. You know that if you keep asking her if she's seen her ex-boyfriend, she's going to think you are insecure, or jealous, or even controlling.
I guess the truth of what happened and why it happened hasn't been fully disclosed, though when it is I'm guessing there
You have to wonder why it is that we tend to try to overcome chaos as opposed to escaping it altogether. Perhaps we forget that it's possible. Or maybe we mistake the signs for obstacles that need to be or could be overcome.
I have always been that girl that had to look at my purchases in the back of the cab on the way home. My husband doesn't thinks this impulsive behavior is the least bit cute or funny.
"Why should I question myself?" You might wonder. The answer to that question is found in the question itself. The fact that one is able to question one's self indicates that there is more to awareness than incessant thought, as many assume.
Did you know that around 26% of the general population is living with a mental disorder? I want to discuss these disorders in detail this week, including symptomatology and underlying brain differences, diagnostic criteria, current treatments, and what the scientific literature has to say about them.
If I went to New York I would be worse than a rubbernecker. I would be a tourist who is just there to gawk. I would be a Natural Disaster Rubbernecker.
While things may slide right off of teflon, it sticks quite well to us humans and may very well be a factor in causing some of us to not be able to "stick to it."