Nicky Pygmy

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Teaching Your Child Emotional Agility

It’s hard to see a child unhappy. Whether a child is crying over the death of a pet or the popping of a balloon, our instinct is to make it better, fast.<p>That’s where too many parents get it wrong, says the psychologist Susan David, author of the book “Emotional Agility.” Helping a child feel happy …

Emotional Intelligence

Everyone Is Angry At This One Person From The Amanda Knox Documentary

Netflix released <i>Amanda Knox</i> on September 30, and people are already having some strong reactions to it.<p>The documentary investigates the murder of …

15-Year-Old Girl Asks Hillary Clinton About Trump's Comments on Women

And the presidential nominee had the best response.<p>Throughout her campaign, Hillary Clinton has proven that she's not here for anyone's sexist or misogynist remarks, especially not those of Republican candidate Donald Trump.<p>Just last week, Clinton clapped back at Trump after his 3 AM Twitter rant …

This college student’s ‘It Happened’ photo collection shows how rape can happen to anyone, anywhere

<i>Note: The following article contains sensitive content that might be triggering for some readers.</i><p>After being sentenced to six months in prison, …

Science says parents of successful kids have these 16 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Kids

How an early bedtime can have lasting effects on kids

<b>(CNN) —</b> Making sure your little ones get enough sleep just might be one of the best things you could do for their health, both now and later on, experts say.<p>Scientists have long known that children who don't get enough sleep may be at an increased risk of obesity, among other health concerns, but a …

Why Some Women Don't Feel Pleasure During Sex

We asked experts how women who report not feeling anything during sex can troubleshoot the issue. They explained that the human body is not a vending machine—it's more like a non-player character in a video game or an anti-virus protection system.<p>If you scour the internet for sex stuff as much as I …

'This is not OK': N.L. newspaper uses front page to blast sexist 'trolls'

The St. John's Telegram — which calls itself the People's Paper — used its front page Friday to blast what it says is "a huge lack of respect" for …

23 of the most incredible works of Burning Man art ever made

One of the main spectacles at Burning Man are the outlandish, elaborate, and zany sculptures and structures that attendees create there.<p>Many are intentionally destroyed at the end of the festival, since part of Burning Man's mission is to leave no trace, but some have moved to other locations …

'They kill with so much hate': Anti-LGBT violence soars in Brazil

A light scar remains where the knife entered, nearly imperceptible now in the dimness of Viviany Beleboni's Sao Paulo apartment. Laser treatments …

No prison for former Colorado student who 'raped a helpless young woman'

A former University of Colorado student has been spared a state prison sentence for his sexual assault conviction, drawing angry comparisons from …

The most gorgeous Canadian islands you need to visit

Whenever you run out of ideas for your next traveling destination, have in mind that Canada is always a good idea. This lovely country in <b>North …

As a psychiatrist I've seen how culture affects views of mental illness

Persuading one south Asian family that their mentally ill daughter was not possessed by a demon showed me NHS staff need greater cultural awareness<p>“I am already dead! I have been buried.” said a young south Asian girl on the psychiatric ward. Prior to her admission she had stopped going to school, …

Mental Health

From ketamine to cupboard therapy: the future of mental health treatment

With big pharma short on solutions, we talk to people pioneering new ways to beat conditions including anxiety, depression and schizophrenia<p>Once upon a time, the future of mental health treatment was drugs. The advent of Prozac and whole class of similar medication in the 1990s gave doctors an easy …

Mental Health

The Best Documentaries On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: September 5th</b><p>Streaming video is the best thing that’s ever happened to documentaries. People who would never have paid for a ticket to a theatrical nonfiction film are now, thanks to Netflix’s robust selection, scarfing down the stuff by the barrel. But where to start among the …

Entertainment

Alberta NDP gov't will make discrimination against transgender people illegal

The Alberta government has unveiled a bill to prohibit discrimination against transgender people.<p>Bill 7 would amend the Alberta Human Rights Act to …

Alberta judge delivers blistering rebuke of lower court sex-assault decision

An Alberta Court of Queen's Bench justice has overturned a teen's acquittal on a sexual assault charge and delivered a blistering rebuke of a lower …

Your Self-Consciousness Is Killing Your Creativity (And What to Do About It)

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all creative expressions.<p>We are all naturally creative. The human race's creative power is distributed in all of us, not concentrated in selected few. Every object or product you know today, however old or new, however simple or sophisticated, holds the stories of …

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms<p>It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and …

Learning

5 Unusual Personal Branding Tips

Everyone says you absolutely need to build a personal brand. But do you, really? Here are five things to consider.<p>Everyone needs a great personal …

The Psychology of Logo Color in How Consumers View Your Brand

Your logo says a lot about your brand. Are you sending the right message?<p>Across the U.S. and around the world, billions are spent each year by …

Don’t Teach Grit. Embed It.

column | Learning Strategies<p>Don’t Teach Grit. Embed It.<p>By Michael B. Horn (Columnist)     Jul 13, 2016<p>Image Credit: Mrs. Opossum / …

Pedagogy

Brain changes wrought by gene linked to Alzheimer’s may begin in childhood, scientists say

The gene that makes some people more vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease as adults also affects the brain development and mental abilities of children, a new study shows.<p>Researchers who examined brain scans of 1,187 kids and teens found distinct patterns in the size and structure of the cortex, …

The Only 3 Things to Do (Over and Over) to Make Your Brand Stand Out

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Customers want more than an experience. They want emotion.<p>Customers want a brand that they feel they need in their lives, according to the “The Brand Gap” by Marty Neumeier. The definition of a “brand is a person’s gut feeling about a …

Stop Teaching, So Students Can Start Learning

I have an issue with the use of the word 'teaching.' We often use 'teaching' and 'learning' synonymously. In reality, learning is distinctly different from teaching: teaching is about <i>teachers,</i> and learning is about <i>students.</i> In traditional education, teaching is like a teacher giving a student a cup …

5 Ways to Use Adobe Spark to Share School Stories

Telling your school’s story is a must for educators in any learning environment. You have the opportunity to share all of the wonderful things …

India's Finest Female Graffiti Artist - Kajal Singh in an Exclusive Interview

July 10, 2016<p>Studied Photography at IED in Milan, Italy. Passionate about art, frequent visitor of exhibitions, Widewalls photography specialist and …

The best iPhone photographs of 2016 – in pictures

The winners of the 9th annual iphone photography awards have been announced, chosen from thousands of entries from 139 countries around the world. Here’s a selection of the top entries, and the full list can be seen at IPPA Awards

Awards

This Designer Shows You How to Build a Brand the World Wants to See

When you’re in the early stages of building a personal brand, it’s easy get overwhelmed comparing yourself to mega brands that make it look so easy. But aspiring creatives, listen up: Building a successful brand is all about staying true to who you are and what makes you unique. Here to teach you …

Marketing