Stability Balls in the Classroom

We here at Springboard often talk up the use of stability balls as a way to help engage attention and improve productivity while sitting at a desk or in a classroom. What you might not know is that this is a strategy we didn’t pull out of thin air – there has been quite promising research published in recent years demonstrating the benefits of movement and using stability balls to help with focus...

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Michael Phelps has mastered the psychology of speed

In honour of the Olympic Games, click here for an interesting article about Michael Phelps and the mental advantage he seems to have over his competitors.

Essentially, the article argues that Michael thrives on the energy surges and adrenaline produced from high-pressure situations – like the Olympics – where his concentration and athletic abilities are actually enhanced with the stress...

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ADHD Support Groups in Ontario

Are you an ADHD adult who is looking to meet like-minded individuals? If so, an ADHD support group might be for you.

These groups – which are popping up all over Ontario – are a great opportunity to discuss the challenges and benefits associated with ADHD, as well as to share some ideas and strategies...

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