Positive PrimeWould you be interested in supporting a teacher in need?
One in twenty teachers across America suffer from an ongoing mental illness and one in five in Australia has been diagnosed with depression. So we’re putting the call out to ask,
would you be interested in learning about how you can be a part of our sponsor a teacher program?
Teachers are more susceptible to work-related stress, burnout and general psychological distress when compared to other occupations (source).
Over 50% of Australian teachers suffer from anxiety and nearly one-fifth, from depression. The mental health and wellbeing of teachers’ is extremely important, not only because of the detrimental effect on teachers’ themselves but also the direct impact on the students’ experiences in a classroom.
The main sources that affect the mental health of teachers,’ includes excessive workload, time pressure and behavioural challenges with students, management of bullying and reactive management strategies and difficulties with colleagues and parents.
THE POSITIVE PRIME SOLUTION:
In psychology, priming is a technique in which the introduction of one stimulus influences how people respond to a subsequent stimulus. Priming works by activating an association or representation in memory just before another stimulus or task is introduced. This phenomenon occurs without our conscious awareness, yet it can have a major impact on numerous aspects of our everyday lives.
When people experience positive emotions, their minds broaden, and they open to new possibilities and ideas. At the same time, positive emotions help people build their personal well-being resources, ranging from physical resources to intellectual resources, and social resources (Fredrickson 2009).
“Attending to the mental health of teachers should be paramount. They are at the forefront of the education system and vital to supporting student success.”
– Peta Stapleton
Associate Professor in Psychology, Bond University
PRIMING YOUR BRAIN FOR HAPPINESS
Priming is related to implicit memory, also called automatic memory or unconscious memory. Priming takes advantage of this form of memory by using exposure to certain stimuli, like related words and images, to change subconscious associations.
Positive priming speeds up your reaction time by improving your memory processes.
Studies have shown that people primed with words related to ‘success’ subsequently perform much better on intelligence tasks.
Priming is known to improve cognitive and behavioral response times. In addition, it can decrease anxiety, stress, and depression. It can even be a strong study aid.
THE POSITIVE PRIME PLATFORM
Our membership platform offers scientifically valid 3 minute, personalised and customizable positive priming sessions. These sessions “positively prime” teachers and their students to help them feel inspired, energised, better & brighter.
Membership: Our members have the opportunity to embed their own imagery and words into their sessions which improves watchability and excitement.
Psychology: Positive Prime facilitates an improvement in the brain-body state by presenting to a viewer a collection of empowering messages and images called ‘Sessions’.
Technology: Sessions are carefully curated, organized, timed, and are naturally engaging to watch.
Science: Positive Prime is based on decades of scientific research on the benefits of priming the brain.
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How teachers and students can achieve positive mindsets in minutes
Meanwhile, staff and students are struggling with a range of mental health issues bought on by the hardship and uncertainty associated with the pandemic, and the issues that existed long before it.
HOW YOU CAN HELP?
It costs just $19 a month to provide one teacher with 24/7 access to the Positive Prime platform.
BUT WE ARE ON A MISSION!
We are seeking donations to ensure 1000 teachers across Queensland have access to positive prime by the end of 2022.
Positive Prime in Education
When you contribute $20 we, at Positive Prime match it with $200 worth of Subscriptions. We 10x the impact.
When you provide $2,000 we match it with $20,000 worth of Subscriptions.
ALL across the world.
Everybody who works in Education is important
They all deserve our Support; not just teachers – their colleagues too!
For every $20, one Yearly Subscription is funded.
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