JoAnna Trierweiler

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Publications to Pitch (And They Pay!)

Okay, without further ado, here’s my personal list of paying publications to potentially pitch.<p><b>Each title (underlined in bold) links to the</b> …

Writing

Cambridge University could allow laptops and iPads for exams amid fear young people are losing ability to write

Cambridge University is considering axing compulsory written exams and allowing students to use laptops or iPads instead, after tutors complained that students' handwriting is becoming illegible.<p>Academics say that the move, which would bring an end to more than 800 years of tradition, has come …

The Most Indispensable Travel Tech: The 7 Gadgets To Take With You

Whether you’re travelling for pleasure or work, you need to take the right tech with you. Here are the two best pieces of tech-ed up luggage of recent months and a few things to put in them. And two of them don’t even need electricity.<p>So you fancy something a bit better than that old bag you’ve …

RANKED: 20 of the most beautiful campsites in America

Thankfully, there's no shortage of spots to pitch a tent whether you favor mountains, lakes, or beaches. So how to pick? We enlisted the help of city-guide app Foursquare to find the 20 most beautiful campsites in America.<p>Keep scrolling to see which ones made the list.

Colleges are becoming job preparation centers — but there are 4 better choices you can make for your career

Colleges are responding by becoming job preparation centers. And Frank Bruni, opinion editor for the New York Times, says this is a waste of time and resources.<p>Here's what's better:<p>1. Skipping college<p>The real issue we have with admitting that college is not a path to the work world is then we have …

Tired Dad Dreams About Being Dad | S27

Behind the Scenes of GQ’s Most-Read Story Ever

In 2014, Michael Finkel reported on the life of Christopher Knight, a man who’d spent 27 years in the woods of Maine, never interacting with another human being the entire time. Now, Finkel’s new book The Stranger in the Woods expands on the story of the world’s most isolated man. We had some …

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.<p>Here are …

The “All-Time” Best 2.0 Tools For Beginning English Language Learners

I just realized that I didn’t really have a “Best” list for the series of on-going posts I’ve been writing about Web 2.0 tools for Beginning English …

Bear - Write beautifully on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

• <b>Advanced Markup Editor</b> that supports and highlights over 20 programming languages• <b><br>Rich previews</b> while writing so you see prose, not code<br>• In-line …

Good news, beach readers: Fiction may make you smarter, more empathetic

It’s beach reading season – that time when even infrequent readers pick up or download the latest thriller, indulge in a fine romance or take a deep dive into a literary classic.<p>That is time well-spent, a growing body of research suggests. And it’s not just because reading makes us smarter, though …

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 8: Keeping In Touch with Your Inner Teenager

<b>Seeing Your Course through Students' Eyes</b><p>Remember when you were young with your whole life before you; when everything was possible and nothing was certain; when you had no idea of where you were heading, but savored the bliss of getting there while a glorious enchantment sang through your soul? …

“I Saw The Things Children Shouldn’t See” – Surviving A Troubled Childhood

Why are some people able to become happy, well-adjusted adults even after growing up with violence or neglect? Their life stories – from 1950s Hawaii …

Eight Things Nine Years of Chronic Illness Has Taught Me

The first time I told someone that I'd been diagnosed with ME, I choked on the words and found tears welling up in my eyes.<p>So I blurted it out, then …

How to Stop Wanting the Big Things

Chronic illness necessitates changes to our lives, so how do we stop wanting to do the big things we can no longer do?

5 tips for faking chronic illness

1. <b>Make sure you pick a real illness</b>– don’t pick a fake one like Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, or Lyme Disease. because people will never believe …

Lyme Disease

Addicted to Your Phone? Try this Practice—Phone in Hand

I just set my phone down to write this post, but thankfully and notably, it’s well within arm’s reach. As a psychologist, therapist, and parent, I …

Depression Isn't A Choice, It's A Kind Of Brain Damage

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Science Proves Your Brain Recognizes the Reality of God, Researchers Say

By Nigel Boys<p>Apparently confirming what the Bible says in Romans 1:20, that since creation, God’s invisible qualities have been clearly seen and …

Why Breakfast Is Not the Most Important Meal of the Day

For years I told people that breakfast was the most important meal of the day. I published the advice in three books, referenced the smartest minds …

Seeing the Spectrum

A new history of autism.<p>The world is unpredictable and disorderly. Sometimes your train is late; sometimes it rains when it’s not supposed to; the drugstore doesn’t have the brand of dental floss you like. Boundaries are violated and rules are ignored. The green spinach on your plate touches the …

Tim Ferriss How to Learn Spanish

Learn Spanish Smart Tim Ferriss Style<p>Tim Ferriss,author of The Four Hour Work Week , is a great example of someone who knows how to learn Spanish …

The One Question You Really Want Your Doctor To Ask

People visit their doctors to be healed, but that’s often more complicated than fixing an ailing body part. Addressing a person’s whole range of …

Psychiatrists Share The Most Profound Things Patients Have Said About Mental Health

Psychiatrists have been sharing the most profound things their patients have said about mental illness on Reddit.<p>The comments, posted by …

13 Conditions Commonly Mistaken for Multiple Sclerosis

Getting a correct diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) can be a challenge.<p>No single test can determine a diagnosis conclusively, and not everyone has …

Multiple Sclerosis

21 Ways to Save Money On Your Next Trip

Every cent counts for budget travelers, and the internet is full of helpful tips for saving money. There are so many, in fact, that it's easy to get overwhelmed by it all. Here we've pulled some of the most helpful suggestions for strategies and tech to use while you are out on your adventure so …

Credit Cards

Adele's 'Hello' Is Even More Powerful In This Breathtaking Sign Language Interpretation

All the tears.<p>Hello - Adele ASL Interpretation from Molly Lou Bartholomew on Vimeo.<p>We know you cried when you first heard Adele's "Hello." Well, get prepared to tear up again.<p>Molly Bartholomew performed a stunning American Sign Language interpretation of Adele's recent hit and shared a video of it …

These Beautiful “Mental Maps” Of Cities Help Your Brain Regain What It Has Lost To GPS

A set of maps from designer Archie Archambault might help us rebuild the mental maps of cities that we’re starting to lose. Instead of a literal grid …