Allison Paul

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7 Destinations in Europe You Wouldn’t Think to Visit (but Really Should)

As one of the most accessible and beloved parts of the world, Europe is home to plenty bucket list–worthy places. History will draw you to ancient …

European Travel

Avoid Tourist Traps, visit these Lesser-Known Europe Destinations Instead

Europe’s popular draws like Venice and Bruges are bursting to the brim. Why not explore these less busy but as charming lesser-known Europe …

These To-Do List Methods Will Help You Finally Get Organized

Everyone works differently, so we’ve gathered nine different approaches to organizing your daily tasks.<p>For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been on a mission to create the perfect to-do list. I’ve tested multiple apps from Evernote, Any.do, to Wunderlist. I’ve used physical and digital …

The three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Why I Think All Schools Should Abolish Homework

How long is your child’s workweek? Thirty hours? Forty? Would it surprise you to learn that some elementary school kids have workweeks comparable to …

A new school in India will prioritize happiness instead of grades — take a look inside

Around the world, most secondary schools share a similar design: There are hallways that lead to classrooms, a front and back entrance, a cafeteria, and a gymnasium.<p>Near Chennai, India, a new boarding school called Riverbend aims to rethink traditional architecture — and curricula — in education. …

Physical Education

This Floating Hotel In France Is Relaxation Goals

When it comes to unique aquatic escapes, the possibilities are endless thanks to an abundance of floating hotels around the world. The latest comes …

26 Places Interior Designers Love To Shop

Interior designers spill their best sources for furnishings and home decor.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

Six Awesome Apps for Learning a New Language in 2018

So you got a new iPhone for Christmas and you’re interested in learning a new language. Maybe you want to take a ski trip in the French Alps or relax …

The Most Overlooked Books Of 2017

<i>Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.</i><p><b>The Talented Ribkins</b> by Ladee Hubbard<p>"To describe this novel, as someone inevitably will, as <i>Song of Solomon</i> reimagined as a Marvel Comics franchise is to shortchange its cleverness and audacity.” Hubbard shrewdly molds the pop-culture …

When School Becomes a Game

Adam Avery<p>How can educators get students to be more engaged? Some experts say it's a matter of gamifying the learning experience.<p>Every year, the American Psychological Society talks to Americans about their mental state. In 2013, the topic was stress—and the group found that, of the teenagers who …

Harvard Business Review Publishes Yet Another Excellent Guide To Classroom Management

Over the years, I’ve found that The Harvard Business Review has published some of the best guides to classroom management that you’re going to find …

Can you write your way to happiness?

A growing number of diarists are using expressive writing or ‘bullet journalling’ to improve their health and productivity. But does keeping a daily log actually work?<p>”This groundbreaking tool will change your life,” claims <i>MindJournal</i>, a £9.99 collection of quizzes and writing exercises that it …

The purpose of life is to be a nobody

We all experience the world like we are at the center of reality.<p>We think and we feel in relation to how our senses absorb information and how this information mingles with our personal memories. The subjective perception created by these interactions provides the illusion of importance.<p>We forget …