JAnn Bowers

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23 Brilliant Books That Are Short Enough To Read In A Weekend

Get ready to make some room on your bookshelf.<p><i>We hope you love these book reccomendations! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>Note: submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

How to Homeschool for Free (or Almost Free)

Resources for Free and Inexpensive Homeschool Curriculum<p>One of the biggest concerns for new homeschool parents – or those who’ve gone through job …

Worksheets by Grade

20 Fall Special Education Homeschooling Activities

• Fall Candy Science – Ideas on how to use candy corn for a variety of STEM activities<br>• 10 Fall Movement & Sensory Activities – Both inside and outside …

Making the Most of Your Writing Feedback

Feedback falls into two categories: the what and the how. The what of writing deals with content. Specific feedback here includes guiding students if …

Avoiding Writer’s Block: Flash-Write a Portion of Your Book

Feeling blocked? Often writer’s block just means you don’t know where to start. Use the procrastination-busting tips in this chapter to create a work …

Hemingway’s First Short Story Found in Key West

When Hurricane Irma smashed into Key West, Fla., author Shel Silverstein’s historic home was nearly leveled. But it was another home in his neighborhood that had Brewster Chamberlin, a writer and historian, worried.<p>His friend Sandra Spanier was also nervous. Not only because she feared for Mr. …

Free Paperless Journal Prompts for Beginning Writers

These ready to go journal prompts will save you time and stress in the classroom!<p>Simply show one of the prompts on the whiteboard (able to display …

7 Signs You are Not Managing Your Calendar (or Your Time) Effectively | Inc.com

Just because your calendar is full doesn't mean that you're an effective time manager. It just means that you have a full diary. As a result you're probably stressed and running around like a maniac.<p>Time and calendar management can influence all aspects of your life. It's important to be on the …

Time Management

22 Time Management Quotes to Inspire You to Achieve Your Goals | Inc.com

Time is the one thing in life that you can never get back. Once it's gone, it's gone forever.<p>In today's fast-paced world, even though it seems like we're working 24/7, are we really making the best use of our time? Use these 22 quotes to help inspire you to reclaim your time and …

Motivation

How to Get More Instagram Followers: 12 Tips | Inc.com

Face it. Instagram is one of the hottest social media platforms on the planet right now. With 800 million users now using the platform, you'll be able to target your customers and drive business results no matter what industry you're in. Not to mention, they're owned by Facebook, so they're not …

Marketing

Meditation For Creativity (Here's How To Do a Mantra Meditation)

Meditating on a mantra is a powerful way to release stress, and it’s also great for unleashing creativity. Many mantra meditators say once they began the practice they became much more creative, whether that meant painting or writing or finding an unexpected solution to a business problem. Many …

Meditation

Mindful Leadership – To Transform Yourself And Inspire Others

<b>“The practice of mindfulness begins in the small, remote cave of your unconscious mind and blossoms with the sunlight of your conscious life,</b> …

Why Just 2 Minutes of Silence a Day Could Change Your Life

Hip meditation circles aside, it’s not always fashionable, or feasible, to live a quiet and contemplative life. For many, thriving in the modern world requires listening to NPR over the screech of subway rails while sending seven emails. But should it? A growing number of researchers argue that …

Meditation

Scottish Mountain Heritage Collection opens to the public for 10 days only | The Great Outdoors

30th September 2017<p><b>The Scottish Mountain Heritage Collection, a charitable trust dedicated to the collection of mountaineering gear, is opening to</b> …

This is what it’s like to suffer from Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder – ‘I had contemplated suicide’

As a woman, chances are you’ve suffered with PMS at some point in your life.<p>The headaches, cramps, moodiness and fatigue that come as part and parcel …

Mental Health

Study: Your Moods Are Contagious, Depression is Not

For those who don’t understand depression, it’s tempting to think that it’s simply a matter of mood. And if it is a matter of mood, then why can’t depressed people just adjust their moods and find a way to feel happier?<p>The answer – as those experiencing depression know too well – is that true …

Depression

How to Create a Bullet Journal for Blogging: Part One

For the last two years, I’ve requested one thing for Christmas – a notebook. In that notebook, I keep ongoing trackers of my blog and social media …

How to become a Travel Blogger ?

Most people I meet often say “gosh you travel for free so amazing!” and then promptly go on to say “I am going to become a Travel Blogger so I to can …

19 Little Facts About The Harry Potter Books You Probably Didn't Know Before

From amusing translations to mispronunciations...

Tea Quest: LaBella Bean in Bridgeville, Pa.

The menu board at LaBella Bean Coffee Shop and Cafe in Bridgeville, Pa., invites, “Check out our loose tea!”“Tell me about your loose teas,” I said …