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Feng Shui For Your Living Room: The Top Do's & Don'ts

The living room is the main gathering place of the home, and it should therefore emit a calm, harmonious energy. Feng shui design principles can help …

Home Decorating

6 Smart Things Super Productive People Do to Get More Things Done Every Day | Inc.com

Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? I'm with you. In the struggle to be more productive amid so many distractions, we need tools and techniques that work to our advantage without us working ourselves to death.<p>While these may not involve the benefit of technology …

Time Management

29 Motivational Quotes to Get Yourself Charged

Albert Einstein was a slow learner at school. He was expelled for his poor learning ability. Today we know him as the father of modern physics.<p>J. K. …

15 Motivational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

Building a successful company requires inspiration to do more thanThe post 15 Motivational Quotes for Entrepreneurs appeared first on iamwire.

How to become successful even when you think you can’t be

<i>This is an excerpt from You Can Win: A Step-by-Step Tool for Top Achievers by Shiv Khera</i><p>When people start a job, they often move through stages of …

Trust Your Gut! 13 Quotes to Be Confident in Your Decisions

We should pay more attention to the way we feel about things, especially with big decisions. In the workplace or situations where critical thinking …

Motivation

5 Questions to Ask Yourself After You Make a Mistake | Inc.com

Realizing you've made a mistake is enough to make your mouth dry and to send your stomach plummeting into your shoes -- which means you can often jump immediately into damage control, without ever taking a moment to figure out where things went wrong (and how to avoid them in the future!).<p>Nobody …

Leadership

Igniting the Spark

The problem with being stuck in a rut is, well, you’re stuck in a rut. The more stuck you are, the deeper the groove of the rut and the more likely …

Comfort Zones May Feel Like Home But They Rob You Of New, Life-Changing Experiences

You’re probably in a comfort zone and don’t even know it.<p>It starts the same way every time. You get too used to something and then never want to …

'Be a warrior, not a victim': An ex-SEAL's guide to surviving life's setbacks

I’ll never forget the devastating words of my doctor: “You’ll never be able to walk again.”<p>At first, I didn’t think I heard the doctor correctly. What 9-year-old boy could possibly imagine getting such devastating news? It was the look on the doctor’s face and the way my mother was squeezing my …

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These 5 Teachers Showcase the Future of Blended Learning’s ‘Station Rotation’ Model

Milton Bryant is the first to admit that implementing blended learning successfully didn’t come overnight. For the past four years, Bryant has been …

10 Motivating Mantras To Get Your Butt Off The Couch And Onto The Yoga Mat

Everyone gets into a weird funk sometimes.<p>You're sailing through your days, and everything seems to come to you with a natural ease, but then <i>bam</i> -- …

Chicago will require high school students to have a plan after graduation. Good.

THE JOB of K-12 education traditionally has been considered complete when students walk across the stage to get their diploma. That is about to change in Chicago with an ambitious, and controversial, initiative requiring public school students to have a post-graduation plan to earn a diploma. …

Chicago's new requirement for high school students: No plan, no diploma

<b>(CNN) —</b> A product of Chicago's South Side, DeAvion Gillarm will be the first in his family to attend college.<p>"I always had a plan," said Gillarm, a Morgan Park High School graduate headed to Lincoln College next month. "You're not going to be successful without a plan."<p>Under a controversial new …

Education

Easily Create Vocabulary Quizzes With “Wordsmyth”

Wordsmyth seems like an exceptional online dictionary that lets you create several different types of vocabulary quizzes. Teachers can get accounts …

We Want Students to Think 'HOW Am I Smart?' Not 'AM I Smart?'

In a recent post, I considered the importance of building on student strengths rather than a deficit-driven approach. When we help students …

11 Powerful Mantras for Those Who’ve Lost Motivation

Do you ever feel like you have nothing left to give to a project or task? Maybe you’ve been working on a book, a new business or even a relationship, …

5 Actionable Steps to Overcome Negative Thinking | Inc.com

Do you remember playing with building blocks as a kid? It was fun to place one upon the other until, ultimately, they all came crashing to the ground, leading to fits of laughter. Cycles of negative thinking can result in a similar crashing-down effect on your life and business, only it's no …

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'Wootube' is the hit YouTube channel that's making math hella fun again

For the past decade or so, there's been a decline in the number of mathematics students in high schools in Australia. But one teacher is giving new …

Try These 30-Day Challenges to Unlock Your Inner Greatness

Every system, including you and your life, has a limiting factor—one resource or trait that most limits how much the system can grow. If you want to …

101 Powerful Zen Sayings and Proverbs to Live By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

A Zen Master Reveals the Ultimate Technique to Stop Yourself From Overthinking

I think we can all agree that overthinking is tough to stop at the best of times.<p>Trying your hardest to clear your mind only seems to make it worst …

7 Common Fears That Don't Have to Control Us

“<b>Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.”</b> <b>~Marianne Williamson</b><p>As babies, we know nothing about the world. In the universe of an …

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I shut off my phone at 9 p.m. every night for a week—here’s what happened

Just about everyone’s fallen victim to a late-night scrolling spiral—you know, when you decide to peek at Instagram before bed, and suddenly it’s …