Dear Global Self-Reggers: The Tipping Point

Dear Global Self-Reggers: The Tipping Point

Dear Global Self-Reggers, I firmly believe that we are at a Tipping Point. The kind that Tears for Fears sing about in their brand-new album. That makes a song like “’Cos freedom is no small thing” so desperately poignant.  Like all Tipping Points, there were a...

Self-Reg TIPS FOR SCHOOL LEADERS

Self-Reg TIPS FOR SCHOOL LEADERS

By Kim Smith For a school leader, every month is busy but May and June can be especially challenging. These are the tips our Self-Regger, Kim Smith, wants to share with school leaders to help you head towards the summer in a happy and healthy way.What’s on the school...

Dear global self-reggers: The Christmas truce

Dear global self-reggers: The Christmas truce

Dear Global Self-Reggers, The Christmas Truce is one of the most haunting of all stories from the First World War and without question one of the most profound. On the evening of Dec 24th, 1914, something extraordinary happened. German soldiers on the front had been...

Dear Global Self-Reggers: We Are All Ukrainian

Dear Global Self-Reggers: We Are All Ukrainian

Dear Global Self-Reggers, This picture has stayed with me all these years. It was taken on Nov 9, 1989: the night that the Berlin Wall came down. Crowds spontaneously gather to celebrate this incredible moment together. 2.5 million East Germans had fled to the west...

Dear Global Self-Reggers: Amelia Anisovych

Dear Global Self-Reggers: Amelia Anisovych

Dear Global Self-Reggers, I was incredibly moved when I saw this picture of Amelia Anisovych singing “Let it Go” in a bomb shelter.  (Watch the video HERE) Like all the adults around her, I was spellbound. There is nothing I can say today that would come close to...

Dear global self-reggers: zelensky

Dear global self-reggers: zelensky

Stuart Shanker | March 28, 2022 Dear Global Self-Reggers, My father loved to quote the line from Vince Lombardi that “great leaders are made, not born.” But my dad added his own special twist: Great leaders are everymen/women who rise up to the harrowing circumstances...

Dear Global Self-reggers: Need for self-reg

Dear Global Self-reggers: Need for self-reg

Stuart Shanker | March 23, 2022 Dear Global Self-Reggers, Colleagues who we’ve come to know and admire through our "Hello Self-Reg Webinars" have asked if I could comment on what happens in the mind/brain of someone inflicting such terror on a neighbouring nation, and...

Dear Global Self-Reggers: Our Duty and Mission

Dear Global Self-Reggers: Our Duty and Mission

By Dr. Stuart Shanker Dear Global Self-Reggers,Towards the end of the Iliad, after Achilles has gone on his murdering rampage, Apollo describes how: “Achilles’ mind is unbalanced, nor is his thought kept in check in his breast; his thoughts are wild, like a lion...

Dear global Self-reggers: Ukraine

Dear global Self-reggers: Ukraine

March 3, 2022 Dear Global Self-Reggers, I can’t possibly write a letter in which I ignore what Ukraine is undergoing. By the same token, important as it is to voice our support and horror, I need to stay focused on what Self-Reg can possibly say that hasn’t...

Want vs. Need: The Dopamine Fix and the SEEKing system

Want vs. Need: The Dopamine Fix and the SEEKing system

By Dr. Stuart Shanker Online gaming and social media are amongst the most significant social experiments that have ever been conducted, succeeding beyond the wildest dreams of their creators. To cite just one example: World of Warcraft was released in...

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