Sonia Masson

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Learning takes more than teaching. It requires mentoring, training, parents and more

<b>To the editor:</b> Karin Klein's opinion piece suggests mentoring to improve teaching skills. A good idea, but it doesn't address the core of the problem.<p>First, define "teacher ... ''<p>Time is up! What's the right answer? People talk of "teaching" as if means "magically instill knowledge." It doesn't …

Everything you think you know about the collapse of the Soviet Union is wrong

Every revolution is a surprise. Still, the latest Russian Revolution must be counted among the greatest of surprises. In the years leading up to 1991, virtually no Western expert, scholar, official, or politician foresaw the impending collapse of the Soviet Union, and with it one-party …

Russia

The Cult of Happiness

The cult of happiness is making us miserable. The happiness that obsesses popular culture is but a brief dopamine reward for desired events and …

Undivided Mind

Over the last half-century, Buddhist practices in the West have grown in popularity. Mindfulness has become associated with stress reduction, …

Exercises for Long and Lean Legs | Perfect Form With Ashley Borden

If you're feeling stiff, battling cellulite or just want tone your lower body, Ashley has a routine to help make your legs leaner and sexier.

The 16 best meat substitutes for vegetarians, ranked by protein content

When making the switch to vegetarianism, one of the biggest things you lose is an easy source of protein. Protein is a super-important macromolecule for the building blocks of your body’s bones, muscles, tissues, skin, and blood. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends a daily …

12 self-sabotaging behaviors exceptional leaders avoid

It starts with making choices based on "bone-deep, intuitive goodness," according to Tim Eskew.<p>Setting authentic goals and working hard are also critically important. Robin Camarote says, "Rarely do reliable go-getters stumble into exceptional circumstance."<p>Living the life you've imagined is …

Self-improvement

This Russian App Lets You Take Photos of Strangers And Identify Them Online

Enjoy your anonymity while it lasts.<p>It sounds like the premise of a dystopian sci-fi movie, but people in Russia are going nuts for an app that lets …

Fixing Your Metabolism: 4 Steps to Permanent Weight Loss

Challenge what you know about your metabolism. The truth is, your metabolism works quite differently than you realize. I've dieted celebrities, bikini models, and pro athletes. I'm not talking about Jimmy-local either. I mean the guys and girls you can buy posters of at Wal-Mart. How'd they get …

Weight Loss

This Video Teaches the Crucial Knife Skills You Need in the Kitchen

Your kitchen knife is quite literally the sharpest tool in your culinary shed, so you should know how to care for and use it. From proper …