Mirror neurons

+44 7842 609902 info@teachstrong.co.uk Facebook-f Twitter Instagram Youtube TEACHSTRONG BLOG IDEAS TO INSPIRE By JULIA BUCKLEY In 1996, neurophysiologist Giacomo Rizzolatti made one of the most important discoveries in the area of neuroscience: the crucial role of mirror neurons. What exactly are mirror neurons? Simply put, mirror neurons are groups of neurons which activate when […]

Reductionism

TeachStrong Blog Ideas to inspire. By SAMUEL HART “Reductionism” and the confusion around whole food plant-based eating Ever worried whether you’re eating too many carbs? What about whether you’re getting enough protein? And have you ever worried about whether you’re eating too much fat? Over the last few decades, concern about these macronutrients has been […]

“Teacher wellbeing isn’t yoga and cakes”

TeachStrong Blog Ideas to inspire. By SAMUEL HART “Teacher wellbeing isn’t compulsory yoga and cakes” Well-being isn’t always leaving cakes in the staffroom but well-being definitely is yoga (and it is mindfulness, and it is celebrating your colleagues, and it is talking to each other). Yes, changes have to be made in terms of workload, […]

Just 1 minute

TeachStrong Blog Ideas to inspire. By SAMUEL HART Just 1 Minute of Meditation Can Make a Difference Many people are sceptical about the effects of meditation and it is true that research into this aspect of well-being is in its early stages. However, good quality studies are showing that just 5 minutes of mindfulness a […]

“Just 1 Minute of Meditation Can Make a Difference”

Many people are sceptical about the effects of meditation and it is true that research into this aspect of well-being is in its early stages. However, good quality studies are showing that just 5 minutes of mindfulness a day will offer a whole host of benefits. These include: increasing focus; reducing stress, anxiety and depression; […]