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Research every teacher should know: self-control and learning

In his series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: research looking at self-control<p>Read more Lessons from Research<p><i>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to</i> …

Teaching

Read These 5 Books If You Want to Be Happy (They're Backed by Science)

Books hold the secrets to most of life's questions. You can read about love, history, social issues, and more, broadening your worldview and learning …

5 crucial questions a financial planner asks clients before they even consider retirement

I recently read that many Americans spend more time researching their next car purchase than planning for retirement. At O'Brien Wealth Partners, we talk frequently with our clients about issues of "retirement readiness." Often these discussions focus on the more quantifiable aspects of retirement …

Retirement

An 'effort to erase LGBTQ people': Activists denounce Trump's firing of HIV/AIDS council

President Trump's most recent move in the government's effort to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic once again brings the administration's commitment to eradicating the disease into question, activists say.<p>Months after a half-dozen members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS resigned in …

Donald Trump

Want to Live a Happier and More Fulfilled Life in 2018? Read These 11 Books

Happiness is a skill you can learn. These books teach it.<p>Happiness isn't a gift of the universe. It isn't luck. It isn't even entirely down to your genetic predisposition to cheer or gloom (though it's undeniable that plays a role). A big chunk of happiness is skill.<p>"All of the work that we and …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

Random Acts of Kindness for the Special Needs Mom

Shares 0<p><b>Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day. ~Sally Koch</b><p>When we take advantage of the opportunities …

Russia-Trump: Who's who in the drama to end all dramas?

<b>It's more gripping than any box set we can get our hands on right now.</b><p>The investigations into Russian interference in the US election, and whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Kremlin, continue to deliver daily developments and drama worthy of anything seen in House of Cards.<p>Four people …

14 Things Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer Want You to Know

Real women open up about what it’s like to live with stage 4 breast cancer, plus how you can help.

America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

Guns

Parents Who Pay to Be Watched

Shep was 13 when he started stealing from his parents. It began not long after he and his siblings moved with their parents to a suburb north of New …

Parenting

Syria truce crumbles as air raids hit eastern Ghouta

Syrian government forces have carried out several air attacks in the eastern Ghouta area outside of Damascus, a day after the Syrian military declared a cessation of hostilities in the area, according to a UK-based monitor.<p>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Saturday had been …

Middle East

What you need to know about ticks

<b>(CNN) —</b> As summer heat descends, replacing balmy spring breezes, ticks are becoming active in many regions of the United States. In the coming months, some experts predict that ticks and the diseases they cause will be more abundant due to warmer winter temperatures. Worry, though, is unnecessary …

Disease

Agency-by-agency look at Trump's budget

How President Donald Trump's proposed $4.1 trillion federal spending plan would affect individual government agencies.<p>___<p>AGRICULTURE<p>Up or down? Down 5 percent<p>Highlight: The proposed budget would limit subsidies to farmers, including a cut in government help for purchasing crop insurance. Crop …

Mick Mulvaney

Trump budget seeks huge cuts to science and medical research, disease prevention

President Trump's 2018 budget request, delivered to Congress on Tuesday with the title “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” has roiled the medical and science community with a call for massive cuts in spending on scientific research, medical research, disease prevention programs and health …

Health Care
Donald Trump

Trump team memo on climate change alarms Energy Department staff

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump’s Energy Department transition team sent the agency a memo this week asking for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers, alarming employees and advisors.<p>The memo sent to the …

Donald Trump

Holocaust Museum 'Deeply Alarmed' by Nazi Rhetoric at White Nationalist Conference

The U.S. Holocaust Museum condemned the rhetoric promoting Nazism at the white nationalist conference hosted by the National Policy Institute at the …

FEC goes after Donald Trump for more than 1,000 violations of campaign finance laws

The Federal Election Commission says Trump accepted $1.3 million in contributions that were over the legal limit<p>With mounting evidence and growing complaints that Donald Trump's presidential campaign improperly coordinated with supportive super PACs during the election, calls for the Federal …

France urged to house children living alone in Calais camp

Children’s commissioners call on French government to rescue 1,000 asylum-seeking children as a matter of urgency<p>The children’s commissioners for England and France have called on the French government to identify, register and house the 1,000 lone asylum-seeking children who are living in dire …

North Africa

Texas has highest maternal mortality rate in developed world, study finds

As the Republican-led state legislature has slashed funding to reproductive healthcare clinics, the maternal mortality rate doubled over just a two-year period<p>The rate of Texas women who died from complications related to pregnancy doubled from 2010 to 2014, a new study has found, for an estimated …

Muslim blasts extremists at Friday prayer with Christians

SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Muslims and Catholics joined in Friday prayers at the mosque in the Normandy town where an elderly priest was slain this week, with one imam chastising the extremists as non-Muslims who are "not part of civilization."<p>Muslims came from other parts of France …

Extremism
Government

21 Books Every Woman Should Read In Her Lifetime

Some are hard-hitting, some are lighthearted, and all of them are definitely amazing.<p><i>Note: submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

10 Hard Truths About the Heartbreaking Fantasies We Tell Ourselves

We stress ourselves out… because of fantasies.We procrastinate to the point of failure… because of fantasies.We get angry with others, with …

Relationships

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Exercise

10 Proven Habits of Happy People

Discover what the happiest people already know.<p>If there's one desire that humans universally share, it's happiness. For Americans, "the pursuit of happiness" is even written into the Declaration of Independence.<p>But the results of that pursuit vary greatly. Some people remain sunny even in the worst …

Happiness

They Work Like Magic: Top Daily Rituals To Get What You Want And Elevate Your Spirit

As a teacher of personal growth, I am often asked about my favorite daily practices to stay on track towards my intentions and in alignment with the person I want to be in the world. I love this question because the fact of the matter is that manifesting your desires and living each day with an …

Buzz Aldrin was initially rejected by NASA — here's his best advice on bouncing back from rejection

You might not know it, but Buzz Aldrin was rejected the first time he applied to NASA's astronaut program.<p>He'd try again — and make it — but only to a backup crew. It took a freak accident to make room for him on Gemini 12's flight crew, where he'd take the longest successful spacewalk of that time.<p>…

Buzz Aldrin