Optimizing Affirmations

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How you say something is just as important as what you say.

In this video, Flip Flippen and Dr. Paul Zak discuss specific ways to get the most out of your affirmations and explore the best ways to deliver more impactful affirmations. This discussion includes practical tips and neurological explanations. Flip describes the importance of public and personal affirmations, and Dr. Zak emphasizes the need for unpredictability, as well.

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  • Reflect upon the video and answer the following questions:
    What grade would you give yourself in affirming others?
    What can you do better?
    What are some opportunities in your classroom where students can affirm each other?
    What would your life look like if you were really good at affirming others?

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