Stop teaching kids how to be happy, says education expert

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phys.org—A leading educational psychologist is urging schools to stop thinking of wellbeing as another subject to be taught. Instead she is urging them to create healthier schools where students naturally develop wellbeing and a love of learning.

Princess wars: stop expecting movies to teach your kids morality. Last week actresses Keira Knight­ley and Kristen Bell separately took on the biggest scourge of our times: Disney princesses, and the lessons they teach children. Knightley bans her daughter from watching “Cinderella,” she told Ellen DeGeneres, “because she waits around for a rich guy to rescue her.” She tells her daughter to “Rescue yourself, obviously.”...