Actionable advice for parents and teachers—
based on science. 

Carry On and Keep Calm

Using rituals in stressful situations

A professor at Harvard Business School I’ve known for many years always does the exact same thing before class. Because the school uses the case method, an open-ended discussion that can go in any direction at any time, class can be very unpredictable—and stressful.


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Evidence-based ways to help children thrive. 

Curiosity Playbook

Wanting to know more

Gratitude Playbook

Appreciating what you’ve been given

Self-Control Playbook

Doing what’s best despite short-term temptations

Kindness Playbook

Actions or speech intended to help others

Growth Mindset Playbook

Believing you can improve your abilities

Creativity Playbook

Thinking of novel solutions