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The Meaning and Meaninglessness of Genealogy

The practice of genealogy, researching one’s ancestors, has exploded lately. Ancestry.com has become a huge success, boasting millions of subscribers …

Genealogy

15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head

Have you ever found that you just can’t stop thinking about someone—what they did or said, and how bewildered or hurt you were by their actions? When …

Self-help

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Save America

There’s a reason some people laugh when I say that mindfulness meditation can save the United States—that it can dampen the political polarization …

How to Meditate for Beginners

Meditation is all about the pursuit of nothingness. It’s like the ultimate rest. It’s better than the best sleep you’ve ever had. It’s a quieting of …

5 Powerful Practices to Expand Your Awareness and Harmonize Your Brain

While the brain and consciousness are inextricably linked, groundbreaking research into the nature of consciousness is revealing that their …

The Art of Mindfulness: 5 Exercises for Peace of Mind and Lasting Happiness

<b>Mastering the Art of Mindfulness:<br>5 Powerful Exercises for Finding Peace of Heart and Mind</b><p>BY JONAH PAQUETTE, PSY.D.<p><i>photo: christopher relander</i><p>The …

Mindfulness

Nancy Pearls' Pick For Not Just Teens

Solar System Facts: A Guide to Things Orbiting Our Sun

The solar system is made up of the sun and everything that orbits around it, including planets, moons, asteroids, comets and meteoroids. It extends …

Carry a Pair of Tennis Balls in Your Gym Bag to Relieve Soreness

Tennis balls are great for massaging, but you can also use them to replace a foam roller for deep soreness.<p>We've covered how you can use a tennis …

Exercise

43 Free iPad Apps for Geography, History, Civics & Social Studies Teachers

It's becoming a little harder to find free iPad apps, but they are out there. The dwindling school budgets make it difficult to afford the purchase …

Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners

By Charles A. Francis<p>These days, <b>mindfulness meditation for beginners</b> is a subject that gives rise to a great deal of confusion. With the rising …

All the New Stuff in iOS 8

iOS 8 is out right now. It's not as visually different as iOS 7, but it's still packed with all kinds of new stuff. Here's a list of all the new …

Apps

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What Can I Make?<p>That's up to you! First, load up a computer program or any webpage.<p>Let's say you load up a piano. Then, instead of using the computer …

Pacman

How to Turn Your School Into a Maker Haven

"The student shouldn't have to report which step they are on or always make a brain map," Martinez said. But they should be given lots of room to try …

How to Properly Clean All Your Gadgets Without Ruining Them

No matter how clean a house you keep, your computers and gadgets are bound to get a little dirty here and there. Here's what you need to clean them, …

7 Surprisingly Simple Ways To Live In The Moment

Mindfulness is one of the few things that is simultaneously trendy (we declared 2014 "the year of mindful living") <i>and</i> a centuries-old technique, helping with everything from lowering stress to improving job performance.<p>At its core, mindfulness is a very simple practice of cultivating awareness of …

5 Mindful Things I Do Every Day

Mindfulness can sound far more complicated than it actually is.<p>I like to describe it as <i>being aware of what is happening as it is happening</i>. Sounds simple? It is. But it isn't the normal way of operating in our busy lives -- we are far more likely to have a wandering mind. So it takes a conscious …

Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners & Intermediates

Displaying 1 - 9 of 49 entries.<p>Posted on May 16, 2018 at 5:13 pm<p>By Andy Lavelle<p>Stress is ever-present, especially at work. There are always deadlines …

Mindfulness

6 Tips That Prove Meditation Is Way Easier Than You Think

<i>By Anna Maltby</i>, SELF<p>"I'm terrible at trying to meditate -- I can never shut off my brain or sit still!" Sound familiar? You know practices like mindfulness meditation are good for you, but they just seem so counter to our 20-tabs-open-at-a-time lifestyle that it's hard to imagine where to start. We …

Top 10 Superior Tech Products You'll Never Go Back From

Some upgrades are subjective—like moving from pen and paper to a digital note-taker. Other upgrades, however, change the way you use technology, and …

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47 Raspberry Pi Projects to Inspire Your Next Build

If you’re looking for inspiration for your first Raspberry Pi project, look no further than the several dozen projects entered in the first ever Raspberry Pi Design Contest, sponsored by MCM Electronics. All the projects were entered into one of four categories – Artistic, Educational, Enclosure, …

How To Write An Irresistible Book Blurb In 5 Easy Steps

Your book blurb must be well-written to get a reader’s attention. Your blurb will be an important part of your marketing.<p>To write a good blurb, you …

A Round-up of This Summer's Google Drive, Apps, and Maps Updates

As the new school year begins many teachers and students may notice that some things have changed in Google Drive, Apps, and Maps over the summer. …

A Balloon-Powered Paper Plate Racer Made From Household Materials

Got some cooped-up kids with time to kill? Help them give their time an efficient execution with some balloon-powered paper plate racers. Using just a few common household materials, this quick and easy tutorial over on WonderHowTo is a great way to have some indoor fun.<p>[via adafruit]

Deepak Chopra's Top 8 Meditation Tips

Is there a best time of day to meditate? How much time do you need to meditate each day? Watch as Deepak Chopra answers your most burning meditation …

3 Keys To Effective Meditation

Illustrated by Tyler Spangler.<p>I’ve meditated every day for the past decade. I owe my happiness, health, and life to this one simple tool. Through my …

Meditation

5 Chrome Extensions for Teachers - Part 1 - Teacher Tech

If you are a user of Google Chrome here are some extensions you may want to check out:<p>Save to Google Drive<p>This Google Chrome extension saves images …

The Ultimate Minecraft Beginners Guide + Pictures

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