Alexander Kopelman

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The Tools My Father Gave Me

I've spent the better part of three days in our basement tool room, or, as I've come to call it "the pit of despair." A few months ago, my husband, frustrated that he couldn't locate a simple screwdriver in the mess that had accumulated over the past seven years, mentioned that having that room …

Fathers, Be Good to Your Sons

Many of us look forward to weekends, but more and more I'm saddened by a particular phenomenon. It's the great number of young men out with their children with no mum in sight. It's pretty clear that most of these men no longer live with the mother of their children.<p>There would be as many reasons …

#DadsRead Campaign Celebrates Fathers' Efforts To Read With Their Kids

This Father's Day, some parents are putting the focus on an important gift dads can give to their kids, rather than the other way around.<p>Jordan Lloyd Bookey, who runs Zoobean, an educational resource curation site, and Tom Burns, of The Good Men Project, say their initiative -- called #DadsRead -- …

Leo Buscaglia on Education, Industrialized Conformity, and How Stereotypes and Labels Limit Love

In the winter of 1969, shortly after a young woman he considered one of his brightest and most promising students committed suicide, <b>Leo Buscaglia</b> decided to deal with the flurry of confusion by starting an experimental class at the University of Southern California where he taught, exploring the …

The Country’s Cultural Capital Has a Big Arts-Education Problem

A new report found that many New York City schools in low-income areas don't have teachers for creative fields like dance, music, painting, or sculpture.<p>With its art fairs, first-class museums, a multi-billion-dollar theater industry, and the world’s largest performing arts center, New York City’s …

Study: Sense of Meaning Lengthens Life

0<p>SHARES<p>How’s that search for a purpose in life coming? Are you finding frustration rather than fulfillment? Well, if friends or family members …

5 Emotional Intelligence Tips We Can Learn From One Of America’s Wisest Leaders

Sure, Abraham Lincoln was a great leader. But what can the 16th president teach us about emotional intelligence? A whole lot it turns out.<p>When asked to rank American Presidents, scholars consistently have ranked Abraham Lincoln amongst the top three, and when ranked on leadership, he is usually …

Emotional Intelligence