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5 Methods To Make Your Cover Letter Irresistible To Hiring Managers

Writing cover letters is a boring but necessary part of job hunting. Here’s are some tips on how to craft one that catches the hiring manager’s attention (in a good way).<p>You’ve probably heard that many recruiters don’t always read cover letters when they review applications. Unfortunately, despite …

Employment

The Most Beautiful Places to Go Camping in Colorado

When it comes to natural beauty and great outdoor destinations, few states can compare to Colorado. From the stunning vistas of Rocky Mountain …

Camping

Spectacular waterfalls within the USA

While spring temperatures continue to play cat and mouse with much of the country, the weather is indeed warming, and with the warmer weather comes snow melt. This spring, the melt from above average snow falls is rewarding us with spectacular sights at waterfalls around the USA.<p><b>Alaska</b><p>With more …

National Parks

Choosing the wrong college can have a surprisingly big impact on a student's mental health

• <b>Though stressful at times, college should be a place where students can learn and grow.</b>• <b><br>However, if a student ends up at a college with weaker academics then their high school, his or her mental health and well-being could be negatively impacted.</b>• <b><br>One study found that about 50% of students chose to a</b> …

Mental Health

College Admissions: Let’s Cut the Stress!

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Last night I collapsed in a heap on my daughter’s bed and screamed, “I hate this whole college process!” My daughter, a high school senior, looked at me and said, “But Mom, this is not <i>your</i> college process.” Oh, but it <i>is</i> my college process.<p>Although colleges pretend they are dealing …

College & University

What’s your attachment style?

What kind of attachments to do you form?<p>Secure?<br>• Avoidant?<br>• Anxious?<br>• Resistant?<br>• Disorganized?<p>Do you recognise how you become attached to people?<p>Have you …

Psychology

How Technology Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs

<b>How Thoughtful Technology Integration Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs</b><p>by <b>Jackie Gerstein</b><p><i>For specific training and professional development</i> …

Education Technology

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Nutrition

27 waterfalls that are so beautiful they'll take your breath away

1/<p>Skógafoss, Iceland<p>Iceland's Skógafoss waterfall is easily one of the most stunning falls in the world, with rainbows appearing on most days. They …

Hiking

This Michigan Great Lakes Road Trip Is Pure Summer

1 of 13<p>Magical Michigan Tour<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Stop 1: Lake Michigan/Leland<p>3 of 13<p>Lakeside Intel<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 13<p>Fun …

Great Lakes

What to Do About Teens 'Phubbing'

The word “phubbing” has actually found its way into many dictionaries. It always fascinates me how quickly teen culture becomes reflected in …

Parenting

Tips and Tricks on Visiting 26 National Parks, Straight From Park Employees

From the best time of the year to visit to the best hidden spots, straight from those who know it best.<p>Each of the National Park Service’s 417 …

National Parks

Abraham Maslow and the Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Harold Maslow (1908-1970)<p>On April 1, 1908, American psychologist <b>Abraham Harold Maslow</b> was born. He is best known for creating Maslow’s …

Psychology

'High school now, it's a whole other level': 7 adults who posed as teenagers for a semester were shocked by how much things have changed

If you could relive your high-school experience for a day, would you jump at the chance?<p>How about for a whole semester?<p>That was the premise of "Undercover High," an A&E documentary series that followed seven adults as they posed as students at Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas, for the …

High School

Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit

Victoria Toline would hunch over the kitchen table, steady her hands and draw a bead of liquid from a vial with a small dropper. It was a delicate operation that had become a daily routine — extracting ever tinier doses of the antidepressant she had taken for three years, on and off, and was …

Medicine

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

These are the best beaches in America

Temperatures are (finally) warming up, and that means beach season is upon us. To celebrate the sunshine and approach of summer, 10Best asked our …

Beaches

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Online Education

Best Camping Along Florida's Gulf Coast

In Florida, private campgrounds are largely the domain of RVers. Many of these facilities on or near the Gulf Coast are RV-only resorts where tent …

RVs

Optimism Is a Learnable Skill

When Susana goes back to her collection, she can’t remember where she was in her count. Frustrated, she throws away the cotton balls she had placed …

Teaching

Babies Who Get More Cuddles Seem to Have Their Genetics Changed For Years Afterwards

Touch can be powerful.<p>The amount of close and comforting contact that young infants get doesn't just keep them warm, snug, and loved.<p>A 2017 study …

Genetics

A psychotherapist says there are 4 types of shame — here's what they are and how they affect us

When Joseph Burgo first proposed the idea of writing about shame, he found that people were afraid.<p>"My agent, when we went out with the proposal for this book, was very afraid it was too dark and people were going to be scared off," he told Business Insider. "I was told by agents and editors …

Psychology

The 11 Best Places for Free Typing Lessons for Kids and Adults

Free Typing Lessons for Kids and Adults<p>The 11 Best Free Keyboarding Lessons Online<p>Updated February 21, 2018<p>These free typing lessons will help you …

Typing

The 9 Quietest and Darkest National Parks

With roughly 84 million acres of national park lands, some of them hundreds of thousands of acres on their own, you’d think finding a quiet, dark …

National Parks

The Top 25 Campsites in Canada

Planning a camping trip this summer? Our country has a vast diversity of options, but these 25 campsites across the country are some of our …

Hiking

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Happiness

Easy Ways to Teach Kids About Emotions in Daily Life

Anthropologists say that Inuits, whose world is full of snow, have at least 50 words for variations of snow. Inuit children learn those words and …

Anger Management

What You Need To Know About Kids' Screen Time Right Now

WATCH: Three little rules that can help your kids cultivate a healthy relationship with screens.<p>Our latest NPR Ed video takes on that question so many parents are asking: How much time should my kid spend looking at phones and screens and tablets and TVs and ...<p>In a nutshell (and inspired by food …

Kids

6 Signs of Psychological Abuse in a Relationship

In my last post, I highlighted a controlling partner’s beliefs of superiority and power that drive his behavior and expectations of his intimate …

Mental Health

Whether it's art and music therapy or art and music as therapy, it calms traumatized teens

Music and art are increasingly being used as tools for therapy for high school students who have faced trauma — from sexual abuse to homelessness — and have been proven to help students cope, both physically and psychologically.<p>Studies have shown that participating in music and art can alleviate …

High School