Gap Year, Live Happy, Choose Joy, Anxiety: Girls and Boys
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 5, Episode 105
- May 2, 2016 4:00 pm
- 2:15:38 mins
Coaches Corner - Gap Year (27:15) The White House has announces that Malia Obama, oldest daughter of President Obama, will be attending Harvard in 2018 after taking a year off. This year off is called a "Gap Year" and is a growing trend supported by educators, parents, and health experts. Dr. Matt Townsend explains how this "Gap Year" concept may be a healthy option. Live Happy, Choose Joy (59:22) Deborah Heisz is COO, Co-Founder and Editorial Director of Live Happy LLC. She is the author of Live Happy: Ten Practices for Choosing Joy. She was the founding Editor in Chief of the current version of SUCCESS magazine (2008-2011). She is Editorial Director of Magazine “Live Happy”. With the rising interest in positive psychology and mindful living, it is becoming clearer that living a joyful life is a choice. Practices for choosing joyful living range from gratitude to mindfulness. Deborah Heisz share how to Live Happy Why Girls Tend to Have More Anxiety Than Boys (1:44:48) Dr. Leonard Sax, a psychologist and a practicing family physician. Have you noticed that your daughter tends to be a high-functioning over-achiever in all she does while your son sits back and plays video games? Does your daughter seem to stress over the tiniest details while your son doesn’t seem to have a care in the world? This is a pretty common trend. Under your daughter’s achievements, trophies, and awards, she may have a lot of anxiety bottled up, though. Why is it that girls tend to have more anxiety than boys? Dr. Leonard Sax explains.