Do socks really “spark joy?” This writer went through (nearly) every item in her house with some surprising results. I hate clutter. Growing up, my favorite book (and the only one I kept from my childhood)
FOR 15 years, since the passage of George W. Bush’s No Child Left Behind act, education reformers have promoted standardized testing, school choice, competition and accountability (meaning punishment teachers
More and more people are suffering ‘burnout’ – but is this the fault of modern life or is physical, mental and spiritual exhaustion a far older condition? BBC Future investigates. A few years ago, Anna
"It teaches you how powerful you can be, whatever your size or ablility. You discover strength and confidence you would never have believed possible. And as a woman, you learn how to take care of yourself
The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home. New research from the American Psychological Association and the National Opinion Research Center at
Kids in other parts of the world learn to use the toilet by age 2 or earlier, so why not here? Pinterest You're probably dreaming of the diaper-free days ahead. If you were raising a child two generations
When I first began writing, I was unsure of myself. My sentences were filled with meaningless words and fillers. What I didn’t realize is that by using them I was sabotaging myself and my writing. Weak
Many sufferers of mental disease would describe their illness, whether it be post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or anxiety, as a loss of control over their mind. Regaining that control seems impossible
When I first read Originals I couldn't help but take notes. What I jotted down was essentially a to-do list for how I could be more creative, how I could think up and then communicate new ideas. But the
By Jody Allard I am a good enough mother. I know that because my son’s psychiatrist told me so last week, as she explained bell curves and Skinner’s theories, and said that suicidal thoughts are normal.
Mindfulness can help teachers reduce stress and boost confidence. Clinical psychologist Erin Olivo shares her handy guide for getting started Teaching can be hard, and reports tell us those in the profession
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has called for a return to the classics of English literature in schools, but are they still relevant and appropriate for today's children? A quick scan of any list of
Children of anxious parents are more at risk of developing an anxiety disorder. But there's welcome news for those anxious parents: that trajectory toward anxiety isn't set in stone. Therapy and a change
By Paige Greenfield, Prevention.com (Photo by: Getty Images) James O'Keefe, 58, is a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, MO. A self-proclaimed "exercise enthusiast,"
If spring is the season of slim pickings at the movies, and summer the time for celluloid junk food, then autumn—the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, as John Keats once called it—is when the cinematic
From the biological side of things to how we're nurtured, a lot of what goes on in childhood influences how we turn out as adults. And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness
Buckle up, kid, it's a fun ride. "That poor kid." "He has no chance." "Tough draw for him." Statements like this are common when I talk to people about our son, the one boy out of our five children. Blanketed
What He Said About Hell and the Bible Rocked the Christian World. Here’s What Ex-Pastor Rob Bell Is Up to Four Years Later.
Few evangelical figures in recent memory have sparked as much theological debate as has Rob Bell, the author, speaker and former pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, who ignited
A new study is upending long-held theories about the relationship between birth order and personality
But those stereotypes bear little validity, according to a recent study that researchers say is "the biggest in history looking at birth order and personality." A study of 377,000 high school students
While many large companies use automated résumé screener software to cut down the initial pool of job applicants, loading your résumé with meaningless buzzwords is not the smartest way to get noticed.
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