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Recent Posts by Beyond BookSmart:

Self Regulation: Decisions in College Have Consequences

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" So asks poet Mary Oliver in The Summer Day, a perfectly named piece for this college counselor, advisor, administrator, and coach. Having spent nearly twenty years asking this same question to students arriving on my campus like clockwork every August, I am always prepared for the confusion that follows.

A Fun and Informative Blog About Quirky Kids

Academy MetroWest is a children's group therapy program in Natick, MA. They conduct small groups that meet weekly in a gymnasium setting. Groups center on cooperative physical play aimed at helping children and adolescents enhance self-image and social skills. The director of that program, Bruce Sabian, M.A., LMHC, is the author of the Academy MetroWest Blog - Thinking Out Loud About Quirky Kids, which touches on a wide range of issues - some lighthearted, some serious - common in the lives of kids with social/cognitive issues.

The Lost Art of Planning

Is our ability to plan ahead becoming a vestigial organ?