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Using wood ashes in the garden #Organic_Gardening

Gardening<p><b>1.</b> Make lye water out of ash. You can boil 2-3 spoons of ash (clean white/grey fluffy ash) with water and then filter it with a coffee …

10 of the best adventure holidays in Europe

Walk, cycle, kayak or horse ride around some of the continent’s most stunning and remote corners<p>The Persians named Cappadocia “the land of beautiful horses” after its wild mountain ponies – and the striking landscape of deep canyons and strangely shaped rocks is perfect for an unusual horseback …

The complete guide to absolutely nailing your next big presentation

• It allows you to feel more confident because you know the answers to your questions—you no longer need to worry you might not know what to say.<br>• You will be more conversational, since you are simply answering your audience’s unasked questions, and conversational delivery is often better remembered by …

Public Speaking

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

Winter Gardening: Yes, It is Possible (and Here's How)

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Do you long for the taste of fresh garden salad when the days are short? If so, it may be time to learn …

Get to Know Someone in 5 Minutes with this Party Game Personality Test.

This engaging party trick is based on a cube and it is supposed to reveal the innermost thoughts of anyone you choose to play it with.<p>The test is …

10 Zen-Based Habits To Motivate You

Applying zen to your life can bring about a radical change in your focus, dedication and positivity. Here are 10 ways to make work for you.<p>It is …

How To Turn Your Android Phone Into The Ultimate GPS Navigator

Ever wanted to use your phone as a GPS navigator in the outdoors? Here's a step by step guide to finding the maps, creating trails and waypoints and …

This National Park is a Haven for Turtles

Travel<p><b>Location: Florida<br>Established: October 26, 1992<br>Size: 64,700 acres</b><p>Known for its spectacular coral reefs teeming with aquatic life, Dry Tortugas National Park protects a seven-key (Garden, Loggerhead, Bush, Long, East, Hospital, and Middle) archipelago in the Gulf of Mexico. Nearly 99 percent of …

The Differences Between Managers Who Motivate and Those Who Demoralize

I’ve never met a manager who intended to demoralize their staff.<p>Many do, but that’s not their intention.<p>In talking with them or those who report to …

A Learning Model with No Tests, Teachers, or Curriculum Standards Required

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Every time you dial into these call centers, your personality is being silently assessed

You've likely heard this phrase so often while waiting for a customer service agent to surface and resolve an issue with your Wi-Fi or your bank account that it's been rendered virtually meaningless.<p>And yet when it comes to the process by which call centers assure their agents are providing …

Psychology

Zucchini Noodle Recipes That'll Make You Forget All About Pasta

It's time to get out the spiralizer.<p>Move over spaghetti squash, there’s a whole new pasta-shaped veggie on the market. Actually, there’s an array of new options thanks to a small, affordable kitchen appliance called the spiralizer.<p>The spiralizer can take just about any vegetable ― our favorite …

7 Interview Questions to Help You Assess Emotional Intelligence

Determining who you hire for a job plays a big part in forming your company’s culture and ensuring its future success. Selecting informative …

Why Entrepreneurs Should Use The Strategy Plan Instead of The Business Plan

What is one of the first things people say you need before going into business? A business plan. The basis of this statement is that the business plan is supposed to be instrumental in guiding your business's path towards continual growth. Also, the business plan is supposed to establish that you …

Are You an Introvert — Or Are You Maybe an Undercover Narcissist?

Something introverts really like to do, it seems, is read and talk about their own introversion. A commenter on a recent Science of Us post on the …

Why I'll never have a lawn again

I didn't realize what a dead zone the lawn is until I lived in a meadow.<p>The "no-mow" movement is gaining steam, and I've joined it, after I've had …

My town calls my lawn 'a nuisance.' But I still refuse to mow it.

A mutilated garter snake, a sliced frog and countless slashed grasshoppers. That was the scene of carnage in my yard in September, after local officials ordered me to mow my overgrown lawn or be fined $1,000. Three months earlier, I had stopped mowing my nearly one acre of country land in rural …

The Surprising Thing I Learned From Studying My Brain With Meditation Technology For 7 Days

I’ve been meditating since I was 14 years old.<p>It’s one of my most cherished daily rituals. And with good reason.<p>As of 2015, over 1400 studies credit …

21 Epic Sales Tips For The Non-Salesy Entrepreneur

If you’re an entrepreneur, learning the art of sales is absolutely essential to your success. Without this skill, you won’t be able to grow your …

Selling

19 terrible LinkedIn mistakes you're making

Kim Brown is an assistant director for Syracuse University's Career Services department. She spends a good portion of her day looking over LinkedIn profiles for job seekers and students.<p>She makes sure candidates are putting their best foot forward on LinkedIn.<p>Here are the most common mistakes Brown …

Employment

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Selling Anything…10 Sales Strategies That Actually Work | Small Business Marketing Resources

“Adults sell for today. Professionals sell for life.” – James Altucher<p>Below are 10 sales strategies that I happen to like from a person you’ve …

Selling

Visiting Iceland: 14 dos and don'ts

The number of visitors to small, ravishingly beautiful Iceland is soaring – and Iceland’s news has been busy with stories of tourists getting into difficulties. When travellers get things wrong, it can be a matter of etiquette, or the destruction of the pristine environment. But it can also be …

Five tech productivity apps to save time and organise your day

<b>Carrot</b><p>If, like me, your sense of humour verges on the childish, you’ll probably love this app. It’s essentially a to-do list: you write down what you need to do and then swipe right when you’ve completed the task. So far, so normal.<p>What makes this app brilliant is its “personality” – it’s like …

Jasper to Banff and the Icefields Parkway

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>Traverse the vast beauty of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage site from Jasper along the Icefields Parkway and beyond to Banff. Pass fleecy mountain goats licking mineral-rich silt from wide rocky riverbeds. Surmount Sunwapta Pass, where the Atlantic and …

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6 Destinations You Should Visit In Ireland, As Recommended By The Actual Irish

Chances are, Dublin, Galway or even Cork immediately come to mind when considering places to visit in Ireland. And those places are undoubtedly lovely, but what about the other, more unknown spots around the Emerald Isle?<p>Based on travel data collected by our friends at Booking.com, we were able to …

Ireland

Mutiny of the Soul

/ Feb 9, 2015<p>Depression, anxiety, and fatigue are an essential part of a process of metamorphosis that is unfolding on the planet today, and highly …

6 Types Of Assessment Of Learning

<b>6 Types Of Assessment Of Learning</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>If curriculum is the what of teaching, and learning models are the how, assessment is the …