Christie Anderson

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The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Mental Health

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Workouts

Why Obama — and every president since Carter — failed to transform the Middle East

“We are not a people to whom and nation to which limits don’t apply.” —Andrew Bacevich<p>What are America’s strategic objectives in the Middle East? How consistently have they been defined and pursued over the past three decades? What are the metrics of success? Are we better off today than we were 15 …

Geopolitics

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

The 9 Best Yoga DVDs to Buy in 2018 for Different Kinds of Students

It's a tough job to name "the best" yoga DVDs because each person's yoga needs and tastes vary so wildly. What works best for you might be completely …

Personalized Data Units or Personal Learning?

<i>“The assumption here is that curriculum can be broken into little pieces, that skills are acquired sequentially and can be assessed with discrete,</i> …

Pedagogy

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

What Trump Will Never Understand About Immigrants

The teacher thought Feliz Diaz, like those other immigrants from the wrong side of the tracks, was weak and afraid. Someone learned a lesson that day.<p>…

Empathy

The Doctor Is In

A technique for producing No. 1 songs.<p>Unlike Dr. Dre, that other faux-medical badass beatmaker, Dr. Luke is a white guy. He lives in Los Angeles now, but he talks like the New York City hustler he once was. He “vibes” well, an invaluable skill in the song-making trade, where the writer needs to …

12 Dump Dinner Crock Pot Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

There’s nothing better than coming home to a hot meal in your crock pot after a long day. Since most of us have to prepare dinner for ourselves and don’t have a live-in chef, that means spending some time in the kitchen before dinner is on the table. And while shortcuts to cooking are great, what …

Cooking

After surveying 1,400 teachers about wellbeing in the profession, teacher and author Emma Kell discovered bullying and a lack of recognition are also huge problems<p>A few years ago, I recommended teaching to someone dear to me whom I felt would be a fantastic asset to the profession. This year, she …

Teaching

5 Reasons You Hated School (That You Were Right About)

If you interview any random bunch of public school students about their experience, you'll probably find a consensus that school, in fact, sucks. And …

Education

Heart-Opening Vinyasa Moves From Yoga With Adriene

We love pretty much everything about Yoga With Adriene. Accessible to any and all practitioners, Adriene has a yoga sequence to suit every mood or …

Colleges Look to Change Admission Process

Educators across the U.S. are calling for major changes to the admissions process in higher education. The National Center for Educational Statistics …

This Is The Most Fun Way To Make Your Life Awesome

“Working on your goals” is usually not fun. It’s way too formal and serious. And that’s one of the reasons we quit.So how can you build good habits, …

Dr. Randy Cale’s Terrific Parenting: Incessant coaching – Mistake No. 4: Taking things personally

Dr. Randy Cale<p>To find happiness, and to offer the seeds of happiness to our children, we must discover how to learn and grow in life without taking …

Six Of The Most Embarrassing Historical Artifacts Ever Discovered

When archaeologists uncover historical artifacts they're hopeful their find will be noteworthy and tied to a well known figure or civilization, or at …

Archaeology

7 Dinners To Make This Week

Because eating is pretty much the best part of winter.

Fess Up: Which Of These Parenting 'Rules' Have You Broken?

Everyone has their own sage parenting wisdom to share. And even advice from studies can leave moms and dads with conflicting messages about …

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

8 Delicious Weeknight Dinners Under 400 Calories

When it comes to weeknight dinners, usually something's gotta give. Maybe you whip up a quick meal, but it's not that healthy. Or you take the time to make a healthy dinner, but it's not that satisfying. But these eight dishes have it all: They're fast, flavorful <i>and</i> fewer than 400 calories per …

100 Best Workout Songs

100 Best Workout Songs in the World<p>Upgrade your playlist for fresh new tunes that'll keep you working out longer and harder. Listen to this playlist …

Exercise

16 Incredible Books You Definitely Shouldn’t Miss This Summer

Here are the books you'll want to have read come fall.

Strategies to Ensure Reading Proficiency by 3rd Grade

How can educators have students reading well by this important age threshold?<p>By Todd Brekhus<p>Through years of reading research, the education …

Blue Moon in Pictures, 7.31

Aeronautics

Today is a blue moon: What does that really mean, anyway?

Today, people the world over are learning the origins of the expression “once in a blue moon.”<p>That’s because the second full moon in a month, known as a “blue moon,” will be appearing in the Americas this evening (a little after 8pm ET, although technically it already revealed itself at 6:43am …

What No One Tells You About Boob Jobs

Today's boob job is about more than buying breast implants. The term is also used to refer to breast lifts, reductions, or a combination lift and augmentation with implants.<p>It depends on the breast results you have in mind. Women who lose breast volume after multiple pregnancies or rapid weight …