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20 Collaborative Learning Tips And Strategies For Teachers

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Learning

10 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Self-confidence

A founder of a $100 million business shares his best advice on finding success as an entrepreneur

"I get pride in seeing people creating great stuff whatever their area is," he says.<p>As the former designer at famed innovation firm IDEO, Chapin definitely got to see his fair share of dreams turn into reality.<p>Yet, after having worked on big projects, Chapin was ready to tackle his own passion …

How Visionary Entrepreneurs Are Creating Million-Dollar, One-Person Businesses

Daniel Faggella, 28, has turned his passion into a seven-figure business. His subscription-based e-commerce site, Science of Skill, sells online fitness and self defense curricula and products to students around the world. When it comes to working, the black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu says, ”I …

Martial Arts

30 Small Changes to Make You Feel Better About Life

Real talk: You want to be happier, but you don't want to do anything dramatic, like working out twice a day or making five new friends. Instead, we culled 30 realistic life hacks that'll have you smiling in no time.<p><b>Stop Checking Facebook</b><p>According to a study from the University of Michigan, the more …

7 things financially successful people refuse to do

The truth is, ordinary people can do extraordinary things. But it's not just what they choose to do that matters, it's what they refuse to do that matters as well.<p>Let's take a look at some things enormously successful people refuse to do.

Is Mindfulness Christian?

The practice of mindfulness, coupled or uncoupled from traditional seated meditation, has exploded in popularity in recent years. Corporations and universities and even elementary schools bring in experts to lead workshops and foster ongoing sessions. Hospitals and doctors recommend it as a …

The 10 Most Useful Car Hacks You Can Learn From YouTube

From de-icing door locks to getting more gas in your tank, here are a few tricks for getting the most out of your car.<p>Owning a car means investing in it—not only your money, but also your free time. Fortunately, just as home innovations abound, the DIY spirit is alive and well in the automotive …

Hacking

7 Steps to Overcoming the Overactive Mind

Our over active mind seems as if it is our normal state-of-being. It isn't. It is learned, re-enforced, and rewarded from early age onward. It's a mental habit. We cannot imagine getting through daily life and work without ceaseless mind talk - without creating lists and crossing things off, …

Meditation tips: Exercise for your brain according to life coach Rebecca Hass

Meditation can improve focus, memory and emotional control<p>The best way to deal with stress is to train your mind to appreciate the present, says life …

8 Easy Ways to Kill Bad Habits, According to Research

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But… it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And …

4 Employee Benefits That Will Drastically Improve Your Workplace Productivity and Happiness

<i>By David Vollmer Jr.</i><p>Does your company offer free snacks in the lunchroom, long out-of-office lunch breaks, and gift cards to local restaurants as productivity rewards?<p>If you answered yes, but can't figure out why your employees are still dragging through the day without energy, enthusiasm or focus, …

Orgasms are all in the mind for men, women just need missionary

It's even more physical than you thought...<p>Orgasms have been puzzling the logical mind for centuries, but scientists have now got closer than ever to …

7 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Women's Health

According to Dr. Sanam Hafeez, a neuropsychologist and faculty member at Columbia University, there are three primary pillars of emotional intelligence: self-awareness, motivation to rationally look at a problem and find a solution, and the ability to develop social skills. Luckily, you can …

12 Business Ideas You Can Start Working on Right Now

Ready to become an entrepreneur, but lacking a great idea? We've got a dozen of the best.<p>You've got the itch. You're fed up with your day job. You're totally self-motivated and willing to work a ton. You don't mind taking a little risk if it could lead to something great. You can network like a …

9 Things Mentally Tough People Always Do

Talent is important, but success is also based on persistence, focus, and standing fast in the face of criticism. Fortunately, mental toughness is something you can develop.<p>Let's get this out of the way: Mental toughness is not a quality you either do or don't have.<p>Sure, some people may have …

Self-improvement

10 inspiring female writers you need to read

As a response to Gay Talese’s failure to name any inspirational female writers, we asked our readers to explain why and how these authors changed their lives<p>‘Maybe he needs to read more widely’: authors respond to Gay Talese<p>It is hard to believe that this piece is still necessary. We long for the …

Books

Six Habits of The Best Conversationalists

Becoming a good conversationalist requires having a certain set of skills in your communication toolbox.<p>Some people have the gift of gab, and can talk to anyone about anything. And some people struggle to make small talk. What separates the two isn’t knowing what to talk about; it’s polishing up …

More on Mindfulness and Difficult People

Mindfulness is purposely paying attention to a particular experience without judgment. It is a science that has a wide range of benefits for many people in all walks of life. It has been proven to help people with physical, mental, and emotional stress. People of any age can certainly benefit from …

Startup Lessons From a First-Time Entrepreneur Who Raised $25 Million

Entrepreneurs have a tendency to paint past failures as necessary steps toward their inevitable success. In many a Silicon Valley narrative, each …

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

Motivation

These Scientists Say You’re Too Wimpy for This Kind of Workout

Rachael SchultzFit to HIIT?If you're out of shape, HIIT may do you more harm than good.High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is the fastest way …

Exercise

Critical thinking suppressed in brains of people who believe in the supernatural

The opposition between religious beliefs and scientific evidence can be explained by difference in brain structures and cognitive activity. …

Want to Become Rich? Cultivate These 7 Habits | Inc.com

Here's one of the most common and understandable questions many of us ask ourselves: "How do I get rich?"<p>There are two answers to this question. The first is to be born into money. The second, if it's too late for the first, is to become an entrepreneur.<p>You've heard it before, right? But there's a …

Self-improvement

These Are the Most Motivational Books Ever Written | Inc.com

Three years ago, I identified the "Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time," but with a twist: I left the No. 1 spot blank and asked Inc.com readers to name their favorite.<p>In hundreds of comments, our readers named almost 300 books, but there were 18 that turned up consistently. Here are the books …

Motivation

The Key to a Successful Interview

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

28 Ways We Sabotage Our Happiness (And How to Stop)

<b>“The simplest things in life are the most extraordinary.” ~Paul Coelho</b><p>Life can be frustrating. Things don’t always go according to plan.<p>People let …

Happiness

The 'quitter's mindset' could be the secret to success

She looked out the window, and back down to her desk where a full-time offer letter from Lola sat, awaiting her reply.<p>It didn't matter that she'd only finished her first year. Or that most people she asked said it was a mistake.<p>She knew it was time to make a change, and she did.<p>Chisa made the …

Self-improvement

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

Happiness