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The big puzzle in economics today: why is the economy growing so slowly?

The growth of the US economy keeps falling short of expectations. On Friday, we learned that the US economy grew at an inflation-adjusted rate of 1 percent in the first half of 2016. That’s the slowest six-month growth rate since 2012, and it continues the slow growth that has characterized the …

Lao-Tzu’s 10 Ways to Find Happiness And Peace of Mind

Lao-Tzu also known as Laozi was an ancient Chinese philosopher, and the author of the book Tao Te Ching, which is the base of the religion Taoism. …

What Makes You Happy?

<i>"Happiness is perfume, you can't pour it on somebody else without getting a few drops on yourself."</i><p>~James Van Der Zee<p>What makes you happy?<p>Is it when everything is going your way? Is it when you have achieved success and been applauded for all your accomplishments? Is it when you have the perfect …

You're Trying To Find Happiness All Wrong. Here's What It Really Takes

Have you ever stopped for a moment to ask yourself why you keep buying things you don't need? Where does this impulse come from? Could it just be the …

Are You Thinking Too Much?

<b>Are you thinking too much?</b><p><i>The Practice:</i><p>Rest your weary head.<p><i>Why?</i><p>The traditional saying that's this week's practice has been sinking in for me lately. Thoughts have been swirling around like a sandstorm about work, things I've been reading, household tasks, finances, concerns about people, a yard …

6 Common Assumptions About ADHD That Aren’t Helping Students

The U.S. Department of Education released a letter to schools last week informing them of their obligations to identify and assist students with …

Lecturers give higher grades to students who are the same nationality as them

Lecturers give higher grades to students who are the same nationality as them, a new study has revealed.<p>Contrary to the belief that academics discriminate towards minority students, researchers found it isn’t that they have ‘distaste’ for other groups but that they ‘favour’ those that are ‘similar …

To improve quality in education, reconsider true definition of 'good teacher'

In recent years, there has been substantial progress in access to schooling in many countries across the world. Particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, …

A Father's Fear Leads To Online Learning Platform

Fear can be a powerful motivator for parents. Of course, for most parents, fear motivates them to keep their children close. Tony Leonard, however, was terrified that his daughter would never leave home. His daughter was a struggling nursing student, and Leonard was afraid that she would fail her …

10 Ways to Dramatically Increase Your Happiness

Just be happy. Boom, there you go, look at that. There’s the ultimate way to become happier. Anybody who doesn’t like that answer can leave this post …