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7 Dating Habits All Mature Men Definitely Need To Leave Behind

Maturity demands an improvement in attitude and expectations. Perhaps when we were growing up we achieved certain goals by being immature. But when …

A Psychiatrist Who Survived The Holocaust Explains Why Meaningfulness Matters More Than Happiness

In September 1942, Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish psychiatrist and neurologist in Vienna, was arrested and transported to a Nazi concentration camp with his wife and parents.<p>Three years later, when his camp was liberated, most of his family, including his pregnant wife, had perished — but he, …

7 Cliches You Shoud Avoid During A Job Interview

Job interviews can be a daunting experience, no matter what the position or job title every job interview has the same intent to analyse you as a …

How A Cardio Workout Can Improve Your Work Life

Don't quit your job. Just go for a run!<p>There's a reason why going for a jog when you're stressed feels so darn good. And it turns out that emotional release from exercise doesn't just lower your cortisol levels -- it can help protect you from career burnout as well.<p>We all know that feeling of …

Reduce Stress With These Simple Breathing Exercises Most People Don't Know

How to use emotional intelligence to combat stress

We all know that work-related stress is expensive. It’s also disruptive and usually inconvenient, and it can strike anyone at any time. Tackling …

3 Insights About Stress Every Leader Should Know

Who experiences greater levels of stress: non-leaders or the boss? When I ask this question while teaching workshops on leadership, nearly all the …

9 common behaviors that hurt your chances of success

But there are also certain qualities that predict a lack of personal and professional fulfillment.<p>To pinpoint what those are, we looked through the Quora thread, "Which personality traits often lead to failure?," and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>If you happen to recognize some of these …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

No more lime and soda: how bars are riding the teetotal craze

Teetoalism is rising and bars are taking note, creating non-alcoholic versions of our favourite tipples<p>Once upon a time, if you wanted a non-alcoholic drink in a bar, there was little to tempt you on the menu. Lime and soda or a coke were pretty much the only options: that, or perhaps a badly-made …

Get to Know Zwack, the Best Named Liquor You've Never Heard of

Few liquors (or liqueurs) are as fun to pronounce as they are to drink. Zwack, however, certainly is.<p>Considered the national booze of Hungary since …

Moscow Mule Carry On Cocktail Kit

Traveling is never fun — layovers, being stuck on a plane all day, and having to deal with the snoring guy next to you while the kid behind you plays …

Six Things That Productive People Do That Procrastinators Forget

What do the most productive people know that you don’t?<p>How is it that you seem to run out of time while your co-workers, or peers seem to outwork you …

3 Organizing Tips for a Great School Year

Author and former middle level school leader Frank Buck spends his professional life helping fellow educators manage themselves and their work in …

Reach Peak Productivity With These 5 Strategies

You're stressed. I'm stressed. We're all "crazy busy" and to deal with increasing demands we work longer hours; we multitask; we track, measure and optimize. All the while we sacrifice other values, such as sleep and exercise, healthy eating and family time.<p>Josh Davis, Ph.D., author of <i>Two Awesome</i> …

Teachers outnumbered in schools by administrators, support staff in many states, study shows

Each day at school, students in 21 states will see more librarians, bus drivers, coaches, cafeteria workers and office personnel than teachers, …

Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core: 55 Words That Make or Break Student Understanding

Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core: 55 Words That Make or Break Student Understanding <b>Availability:</b> In Stock<p>Marilee …

Teaching

5 Important Tips for Teaching Anything

Just because you have knowledge doesn't mean you know how to teach it. Try these tips for imparting your wisdom effectively.<p>Nearly everyone has to teach something to someone at some point. You might be training your team, instructing a colleague or even helping your child get smarter. As a …

Teaching

A New Collection of Educational Web Tools for Teachers

<b>1- Quiver:</b><p>Formerly colAR Mix, this augmented reality app takes pictures that students colored and gives them life.<p>Play or create your own online …

Education Technology

Cutting Through The Educational Jargon: A Cheat Sheet What Do Teachers Mean When They Use These Words?

<i>The scene:</i> You go to your parent-teacher conference and of course, you expect to hear glowing comments about your child. Instead, the teacher uses educational jargon that you have heard other parents talk about from time to time, but you have never focused on it because the discussion was not about …

8 Questions Parents Ask Progressive Teachers

In a recent Twitter conversation about how useless traditional homework is, someone wondered how parents react to a no-homework policy. This is one …

Teaching

Goal Setting: An Antidote to Stress

Too often we choose a goal for ourselves or our school and because it isn't achieved quickly, frustration and stress replace passion and energy. Most …

The Process of Learning: The Elusive Key to Academic Success

The digital age is ideally suited to support different learning styles and pathways that enhance the quality of learning process. Digitally-supported self-directed learning is now an integral part of both formal and informal education and blended learning is no longer merely a concept on paper. …

Set Goals For Success! The 6 Steps To Goal Setting

It may not exactly feel like it now as we've had a fairly tame May, but winter is pretty much upon us. Only 10 more sleeps to go! For some of us we …