TLC Virtual Resiliency

Overcoming Cognitive Distortions: Thinking Traps

Cognitive distortions, which are overly rigid patterns in thinking, undermine our resilience, well-being, and productive emotions in a situation. They can come from overly rigid ways of explaining our successes and setbacks, or from errors in logic that lead to inaccurate beliefs that are counterproductive. Overly rigid thinking influences how we interpret situations and makes … Read more

Op-Ed: How resilient are we?

In the aftermath of the storming of the Capitol, the buzzword “resilience” was echoed in the Senate Chamber between both parties.  Republican Senate Majority Leader,  Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated: “This institution is resilient. Our democratic republic is strong.” Democratic Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer (D-NY) remarked: “The divisions in our country clearly run deep, but we are … Read more

Teachers Leaving the Field – How to Prevent Burnout

While teaching is arguably one of the most important professions out there, it can be a pretty thankless job. Low pay, difficult students and parents, and lack of resources can leave any teacher feeling frustrated. Throw a global pandemic into the mix and you have a recipe for burnout and job dissatisfaction. Teaching in the … Read more