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11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

Mindfulness

The Food Lab: We Should All Eat More Crepes, Starting Now

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Pancakes are simple. They're diner food. They're what you make on a Sunday morning with the kids. <i>Crepes</i> are fancy. They're French-bistro food. They're what you make once a week after your Parisian vacation because …

Breakfast

Harvard Scientists Discover How to Repair DNA Damage and Reverse Cellular Aging — What It Means for Skin-Care

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to tell you your skin is aging. (I don’t care if you’re 20 — your skin has taken some hits since infancy.) But it does take one heck of a geneticist to figure out how to throw that whole chain reaction into reverse. Scientists have known for a while that the …

Skin Care

Dutch kids aren’t stressed out: What Americans can learn from how the Netherlands raises children

UNICEF rated Dutch children the happiest in the world, and American kids aren’t even in the top 25. Here’s why<p>Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a jungle gym while their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. A gang of older children in tracksuits comes racing …

You Can Make Your Home Look Expensive Without Spending Big—Here's How

Unless you're a seasoned interior designer, making décor decisions can be a daunting process: <i>How high should these curtains be hung? How big should</i> …

You Probably Believe Some Learning Myths: Take Our Quiz To Find Out

This blog post has some pretty useful information. So print it out; get out your highlighter and take off the cap.<p>Ready? Now throw it away, because highlighters don't really help people learn.<p>We all want for our kids to have optimal learning experiences and, for ourselves, to stay competitive with …

Pedagogy

10 Shortcuts to an Organized Home

1 of 10<p>1. Keep Clothes Off the Floor<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>2. Keep Beds Made and Nightstands Clear<p>3 of 10<p>3. Make Your Mudroom Multitask<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Extreme Sports

Using Google Keep for Grading Comments in Docs

One of the great features of Google Docs is the ability to <b>leave comments in the margin</b>. This is a useful way to provide helpful feedback to students …

The Best Potato Dishes Come From Ireland

From colcannon to potato galette to tender potato bread, Irish cooks make the best potatoes<p>The humble potato has a special place in Irish food. All …

Cooking

4 billion years of technology in one infographic

The Earth formed 4.6 billion years ago, and single-celled organisms have existed for about 4 billion of them. Yet, modern humans have only been around 50,000 to 200,000 years, depending on how you define "modern".<p>About 30,000 years ago, we domesticated the first animals. Thousands of years later, …

Humanity

10 Sunday night productivity rituals

Discover how 10 Sunday night productivity rituals can set you up for a more productive work week. Get ready to make next week awesome!<p>Sunday nights …

Time Management

What Are 5 Priorities For Every School Principal?

After a series of blogs on leadership coaching, leaders filled out a survey asking them what priorities they would like to be coached through. Here …

Teaching

Think empathy makes the world a better place? Think again …

The renowned psychologist’s new book is overturning received wisdom. Here, he explains the flaws in feeling others’ pain<p>It is often said the rich don’t make enough effort to appreciate what it is like to be poor and if they did we would have more equality and social justice. It’s said that whites …

Psychology

10 Online Research Tools Every Online Learner Should Know About

Research is a time-intensive activity, which means you will need a tool to organize both your professional and personal life. We advise you to give …

Google Scholar

Yes, it’s possible to make $400,000 a year as a yoga teacher—here’s how

Most full-time yoga teachers know the struggle of trying to earn a living while doing what they love—it’s not all rainbows and tropical-island …

Meet the buzzy plant that calms the mind—and naturally boosts collagen production

What if there was a single plant that could help you concentrate at work, reduce post-workout joint pain, minimize varicose veins, <i>and</i> give you …

Skin Care

'The darkest time': Hong Kong reels over bizarre disappearance of Chinese billionaire

Xiao Jianhua vanished from his luxury hotel residence, reportedly spirited away by China’s state security in a wheelchair and covered by a sheet<p>It has been more than two weeks since Xiao Jianhua last crossed the threshold of his luxury suite at the Four Seasons hotel in Hong Kong.<p>For a billionaire …

Hong Kong

How Many Combinations Are Possible Using 6 LEGO Bricks?

Mathematician Søren Eilers was intrigued by a LEGO-related math problem. Let's say you have six "standard LEGO bricks" (the rectangular 4x2 bricks …

Lego

Is Technology Being Integrated Effectively?

In many cases, there seems to be a tendency to water down expectations when it comes to integrating technology. During a recent presentation on …

Pedagogy

Here's Everything You Actually Need To Know About Protein

Starting with: WTF is it and what does it actually do?

Nutrition

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

10 Raised Garden Beds That Fit Any Backyard Space

Just add soil, seeds, and sunshine.<p>Starting a garden is no easy task, and it can be especially challenging if the terrain surrounding your property isn't amenable to the types of plants you'd like to grow. Enter the raised garden bed — a boxy unit that allows you to plant flowers, herbs, and …

The Most Motivational TED Talks of 2016 | Inc.com

TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the best talks they've hosted recently online. Delivered by a TV mogul, the leader …

Doorhandle

Success Comes From Solving Real Problems, Not Chasing Unicorn Fantasies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship has always been one of the great American dreams. For many people it’s about taking an idea and molding it into a business that sets you up for life. This, of course, isn’t in the cards for the vast majority of people who …

Why Finland has the best schools

The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States."<p>Following his recommendation, I enrolled my 7-year-old son in a primary school in …

Education

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

Long-distance flight in your future? Here's the pro checklist for comfort in the air

Long flights in stuffy airplanes are rarely fun, but there are ways to make them pleasant if you have the correct tools. Books, tablets, a good meal and a few drinks will make the time go by a little faster, but there are other ways that the flying pros have figured out how to truly make the trip …

Scientists hail the most 'advanced anti-ageing serum' in the world

New research suggests skincare tailored to individuals' DNA may be the best way to combat the appearance of ageing<p>Those who believe that beauty is only skin deep may need to think again.<p>A most advanced anti-ageing serum ever created is going far deeper in the pursuit of the ultimate skincare …

Skin Care

13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …