Friday, December 05, 2008

Happiness - Pass it on!

photo by mathewlees
According to the Boston Globe this morning, the impact of your social network may be greater than you think. A study cited in the British Medical Journal found there are three degrees of influence when it comes to happiness. It ripples through your extended network of social contacts - as far as a friend of a friend of a friend. Now that you know you have the power to lift the mood of others, how will you show up at school today? Go out and spread the cheer! Let me know how it worked for you.

Read the full article.

Turning Trash Into Treasure

Occupational therapists see function in most objects.

7 am - picked up on curbside after spotting it on a morning run

9 am - new life as a movement tool to get students ready to learn