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We're Doing It Wrong: 25 Ideas in Education That Just Don't Work-And How to Fix Them

Table of Contents<p>Acknowledgments xi<p>Foreword xiii<p>Disclaimer xv<p>Introduction: Ideas #1 + #2 + #3 + #4 xvii<p>1 Old School: Age-Based Education 1<p>2 Sameness: …

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

‘Warmth spreads across my shoulders. I feel a quiet buzz’<p>In 'the raisin meditation' you spend five minutes studying a raisin with all your senses, then eat it<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your …

Mindfulness

The lower-body workout that will get you ready for summer

<b>Superset 1</b><p>Perform a set of each box jumps and kettlebell swings, then take 30 secs rest. Repeat until you've completed four rounds total.<p>01<p>Box</b> …

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

Here’s How to Print Your Photographs and Get the Best Possible Results (VIDEO)

While most photographers spend considerable time mastering techniques for capturing and editing their images, very few are equally concerned with …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

Bite Size Tips - Long Exposure Water Shots

If there is one type of landscape shot that nearly always impresses, its the long exposure, ethereal water type image. They look amazing, will wow …

Travel Tips From the Millennial Who Has Visited All 193 Countries

While most millennials are focused on building their career, paying off college debt or finding that special someone, Sal Lavallo has followed a …

United Arab Emirates

Want to Increase Your Presence? Start by Telling One of These Stories

Here's how to grow your influence, boost your impression and make a powerful impact.<p>Leading business schools, from Stanford to Wharton, teach storytelling as a business communication strategy. The ability to tell an engaging, compelling, and persuasive story is a hallmark of effective leadership …

Leadership

8 Daily Rituals That Dramatically Improve Your Prospects of Becoming Rich

Working daily to becoming healthier and smarter leads to success by every measure.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Obtaining wealth and success is a journey. We can look at those who have made it and tell ourselves that they were born special or have been …

Self-improvement

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>1 min read<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is …

Public Speaking

Tech gifts for people who love the great outdoors

Got a friend who seems to love nature and animals more than they like people? Yep, we all have one — and even if they're constantly forgetting to …

Powerbank

How to snow camp: Tips for surviving a night in the cold

Dropping temperatures and adverse weather doesn’t signal the end of camping season for a large number of adventure seekers. In fact winter is often a …

The Best Way to Build Your Glutes Without Using Weights

This curtsy lunge modification adds both size and strength<p>Short on time, but don't want to skip leg day? The curtsy lunge (some people call them “ice-skaters”) is a perfect move to help you build serious muscle in no time. It’s a challenging move that takes as much coordination as it does strength, …

The Workouts Top Trainers Do When They Have Only 20 Minutes to Exercise

When your schedule is jam-packed, the idea of when and how to fit in a workout often sparks an internal debate: <i>If there’s not enough time to fit it</i> …

Workouts

10 Tips to Lighten Your Backpack

A heavy backpack can make a backpacking trip no fun at all. Here are a few tips to lighten your load and maximize the fun on your next outing:<p>1. …

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

Holistic Medicine

The Fascinating Link Between Gut Health and Cancer Treatment

Why do some therapies work wonders on some patients, but seem to have virtually no effect on others? Two fascinating new studies in <i>Science</i> shed light …

Medical Research

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Whether you’re dealing with co-worker chaos or pressure to perform on a project, it’s difficult to excel at work when you're extremely stressed. …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Best Foods to Stockpile for an Emergency

Fueling your body during an emergency is very different from your everyday diet. Because you’ll probably expend more energy than you normally would, …

Off-grid

The Workout That Helped This 42-Year-Old Guy Sculpt His Six Pack Abs

Eric Falstrault was always in shape, but jiu-jitsu took his routine to the next level<p>Eric Falstrault was never really in bad shape. As a gym owner, he's worked in the fitness industry for the past 20 years. To be a good example to his clients, he's always tried to practice what he preached.<p>The …

Want to Get in Better Shape? This Is the Best Way to Get Stronger

If you stick with this workout strategy, you're guaranteed to see results.<p>Bodybuilding is great. Weight training is great. Crossfit, Pilates, plyometrics--they're all great.<p>But some people just want to get stronger and fitter in a useful, "everyday life" kind of way. They don't want to spend hours …

Exercise

10 Fitness YouTube Channels That Will Get You Ripped For Free

From boutique boxing gyms to rage yoga, fitness is becoming increasingly niche – and increasingly expensive to match. We all want the celebrity body …

Fitness

The Best Leg Workout Under 25 Minutes

Training the lower body is the ultimate foundation for improving overall strength, muscle endurance, and athletic performance. Big, compound, …

Why Mastering the Handstand Will Give You Stronger Abs

Handstands might look like they belong to gymnasts and superfit athletes, but we have good news: Any reasonably fit, able-bodied person can do one. …

The 14 best Greek islands

Hydra<p>Best Greek island for: a long weekend with the art crowd<p>You know when Dakis Joannou, Greece's foremost art collector, is on Hydra. His yacht,</i> …

Trail Kitchens utility boxes drive lightly for campsite cooking and cleaning

Trail Kitchens isn't breaking any new ground with its portable camping kitchens, as chuck boxes have been hanging around the intersection of …

The Best Summer Car-Camping Gear of 2017

Make weekend getaways that much easier.<p>Nemo Puffin Luxury Blanket ($150)<p>This cushy cover has become a camping ­essen­tial, with nylon face fabric to add ground protection for picnics and syn­thetic fill for cool nights.<p>The North Face Thermoball Booties II ($80)<p>Say hello to the most versatile piece …