Jacqui Gouldson

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Ready to Buy Your First Stock? Try These.

Investing in the stock market is not as simple as going into the store to make a purchase. Buying stocks involves setting up a brokerage account, …

The 100 Best Video Sites For Educators

Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way to engage students in learning. Supplementing lessons, opening up new interests, and offering …

Education Technology

16 Ways to Simplify Your Life

<i>"It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential."</i> -- Bruce Lee<p>Our lives can get hectic. Lots of commitments, lots of things we want to do and lots to keep up with. It's no wonder many of us become overwhelmed.<p>Simplifying our lives can help us combat these feelings. …

Minimalism

May 2015

Warm Weather Knits: Striped Spring Shirt

Springtime weather can be unpredictable, so a lightweight sweater is a must. Luckily, this lovely knitted striped spring shirt is ready to add a touch of classic, effortless style to your vernal wardrobe!<p>I loved the even lighter summer version of this shirt, and I’m so happy to see a spring design …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

Book Blog | Waterstones

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

While happiness is defined by the individual, I’ve always felt it foolish to declare that nothing can be learned from observing the happiness of …

Learning by Thinking: How Reflection Aids Performance

“<i>By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience,</i> …

7 Secrets Of People Who Get Enough Sleep

The secret to (finally!) getting enough sleep? It starts with not viewing it as another item on your to-do list. Ditch the dos and don’ts and learn to simply fall in love with shut-eye.<p>You know sleep is important, and you know the usual rules for getting it: No coffee after noon, kick the TV out of …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

The Art of Looking: How to Live with Presence, Break the Tyranny of Productivity, and Learn to See Our Everyday Wonderland

For my book club collaboration with <i>The Dish</i>, Andrew Sullivan’s online oasis of intelligence and idealism, I had the pleasure of sitting down with cognitive scientist <b>Alexandra Horowitz</b> to discuss her immeasurably wonderful <b>On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes</b> (<i>public library</i>) — one of the best …

5 Habits of People With Remarkable Willpower

We all spend three to four hours each day resisting desire. So what do people with remarkable willpower do differently?<p>Willpower is <i>not</i> something you either have or you don't.<p>Sure, some people may be more self-disciplined than you. Some people may be better at resisting temptation than you. But …

Why Your Life Needs A Mission Statement

The same strategies used to create a business plan can tell you if you’re on the right track in your career and personal life.<p>We’d all love to say we wake up in the morning feeling exhilarated–joyful even–and move through the day with purpose and intention, but the reality is most of us spend the …

Searching For Stress Relief? Try Feeling Your Breath

Many Americans are swamped with stress, but there may be ways to ease the tension without changing the circumstances.<p>Almost half of all adults say they've experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard …

Habit Stacking: 17 Small Productivity Habits

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …