Lauren Eileen Erwin

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5 Tips to Motivate Yourself When You're Student

What student doesn’t need a little motivational push for doing homework? Doing homework is not something that comes willingly if you’re not motivated …

The 7 Styles Of Learning: Which Works For You?

You love to learn. Your students, colleagues, and parents love to learn. But what kind of styles of learning are most effective for each party? …

The One Thing You're Not Doing That Will Completely Boost Your Focus

For many of us, true silence only comes when we close our eyes and turn in for the night.<p>Even when we're "listening," our minds churn an inner dialogue: We're deciding what we'll say next, contemplating the way the speaker's mouth is moving, thinking about what's for lunch.<p>A healthy fix of silence …

Aspire; Perspire; Inspire

Flickr Creative Commons: Simply CVR(<i>Author’s note: initially I thought I’d write some type of instructional post, but in the process of planning and</i> …

What the Music You Hate Says About You

(Photo: Studio Grand Ouest/Shutterstock)What sort of music do you dislike? That may seem like an odd subject for a study, but it makes sense to …

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The three wonders of the ancient world solving modern water problems

India<p>Across large swaths of the Thar desert in western India, traditional techniques for harvesting the little amount of rain that falls has helped people survive the powerful effects of the sun for centuries.<p>The most beautiful of these are step wells – known as <i>baoli</i><i>s</i> in Hindi – large, stone …

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Before Marvel and DC: Superheroes of the ancient world

Comic book tales of masked do-gooders now dominate cinemas, but these stories are not new – in fact, they have their origins in antiquity, writes Natalie Haynes.<p>Over the past few years, even the most ardent comic book nerd might have wondered if there were too many superhero movies playing in the …

ISIS Destroys One Of Syria’s Most Important Ancient Landmarks

The Islamic State has reportedly destroyed another architectural landmark in Syria’s ancient Palmyra city, according to the Associated Press. The Temple of Bel, which fell in an apparent bombing on Sunday, has been one of the most significant religious buildings in the ancient city of Palmyra for …

Six lesser-known wonders of the ancient world

While many historical landmarks attract millions of travellers every year, these ancient sites lie off the typical tourist trail.<p>When it comes to ancient wonders, there’s more to explore than Petra, Angkor Wat and the Coliseum. So to uncover a few structures that aren’t typically on the tourist …

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How to Choose POV in Fiction Writing

Point of View, or POV, is the perspective from which your story is told. The POV you choose depends on many factors including how many main …

Writing And Editing: Five Problems to Avoid in Your First Novel

<i>The first novel is definitely the hardest! You think you have internalized how a story works as a reader and then you discover there is so much more</i> …

6 Tips to Get You Writing (and Keep You There)

I’ve been asked once or twice how it is I’m able to run my editing business, post regularly on my blog, perform my tasks as Story Coordinator and …

Fallout 4 has more dialogue than Skyrim and Fallout 3 put together

Fallout 3 and Skyrim had a lot to say - in the most literal sense - but Fallout 4 makes their gift of the gab sound like a pittance. Bethesda Game …

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What is life like as a blind showjumper?

Anyone who has ever tried walking in a straight line with their eyes closed, knows it is a challenge, but how about riding round <b>a course of showjumps</b> …

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In or out? How to cope with horses and lightning *H&H VIP*

News broke recently of the <b>tragic death of an event horse and the serious injury of his companion after they were struck by lightning</b> in their Norfolk …

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Why horsey parents dread the start of the school term…

1. It’s up to you to exercise their pony<p>You’d got used to dropping your child off at the yard then heading home for a relaxing shower, coffee and a …

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Spent hours chasing your horse around the field? 10 reasons why he won’t be caught

1. Grass<p>Imagine you’re at a free all-you-can-eat buffet and someone, without logical explanation, tries to take you away. I don’t think so…<p>2. He …

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Horse Soring Exposed: Results Show 100 percent of Samples at Major Stable Test Positive for Illegal Substances · A Humane Nation

ThorSport's denial that there is any soring going on at its barns is like a crack dealer denying possession or sale of cocaine when there are 75 …