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How to Practice Loving-Kindness Meditation

Buddhaimonia.The practice of loving-kindness, or metta/maitri (Pali/Sanskrit for love or kindness), meditation is a meditation practice which has …

Buddhism

How To Measure Social Media Influence

Share<p>What is social media influence? Back in the early days of the web, when savvy meant having your own Geocities site, influence was evaluated …

Public Relations

The 3 Stages of Building Social Media Community

Share<p>An engaged social media community is integral to your success online. It’s the very reason businesses join social networks in the first place. …

Best Social Media Articles of 2014

Share<p>We’ve all been there. Your co-workers are standing around the water cooler, engaged in an animated conversation. You approach, hoping to chat …

5 Ways to Clean Up your Social Presence

Share<p>We all do it. A new social network comes out and we sign up, share some content, find our voice, and maybe fall off, but probably never delete …

The Hierarchy of Needs for an Engaged Social Media Audience

Share<p>Quite often, we use the same terms when we talk about social media interaction as we do about communicating in-person: talking “social media …

The Role Social Media Plays in Helping Curb Homelessness

Share<p>From 1990 to 1994, Mark Horvath had a great job in television syndication, and yet by 1995 he was living homeless on Hollywood Blvd. He …

More eEtiquette - 101 Guidelines for the Digital World

Yesterday, I shared a video featuring five email etiquette tips for students. A good follow-up to that video can be found on the website eEtiquette. …

9 Reasons Not To Abandon The Art Of The Handwritten Letter

Nowadays we rarely pick up a pen and paper to communicate with one another, but it might not be wise for us to trade this long-standing, cultural practice entirely for the convenience of text messages and emails.<p>Research has shown that the general act of writing by hand can promote quite a few …

Malorie Blackman faces racist abuse after call to diversify children's books

Children's laureate Malorie Blackman has vowed that "hell will freeze over before I let racists and haters silence me" after facing an outpouring of racist abuse following her call for more diversity in children's books.<p>The attacks began after the award-winning author spoke to Sky News about …

Cameron Diaz's Trainer Shares 7 Tips for an Insanely Fit Body

<b>Switch Up Your Arm Strengtheners</b><br>If you want to get seriously strong arms, Bass says it's important to vary the kinds of arm exercises you do and the weight you use—that's what he does with Cameron. "If you normally do 15 to 20 reps, try adding more weight and do 10," he says.<p><b>Be Sure to Feel the …

Guided Meditation Audio

Listen for free<p>New audio meditations created by Elisabeth are regularly added to this page. Don't miss when they come out - <b>Subscribe to the</b> …

Why You MUST Have a Polarizer

en_US<p>article<p>Why You MUST Have a Polarizer - Digital Photography School<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/you-must-have-a-polarizer/<p>Digital …

suggested settings for the Olympus OM-D E

suggested settings for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera<p>introduction<p>initial set up<p>optimising access to important controls<p>the top dials …

E-M5 Fn Chart

Many, many thanks to MG Grischke, who has spend hours of time putting this chart together, and giving me permission to post it for all to have as …

Olympus Cameras

How to set the Size of the Focus Points on the Olympus OM-D

By onOctober 15, 2013 in Photo Gear<p>Out of the box, the focus point size on the Olympus OM-D E-M5 is set to a rather large rectangle. For instances …

Sharing Classroom Learning With Parents & Families

A snapshot of our archived classroom tweets via Storify.<p>Everyone who knows me, knows my love for technology and for the ways in which I can use it to …

The Impact Of Creativity On The Brain

by <b>Judy Willis</b> M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com<p><b>The Impact Of Creativity On The Brain</b><p>The current theme of the critical role of the arts in providing students …

Giving Meaning to the Hundred Languages of Children

I was most inspired from a posting on Pinterest entitled, “How We Express Ourselves: A Kindergarten Inquiry” where a Reggio inspired PYP teacher …

Language Learning

This GoPro Video Of A Baby On A Swing Is Precisely What Elation Looks Like

A GoPro, a baby and a swing? Now that's a recipe for viral gold.<p>Since being uploaded to YouTube by GoPro earlier this month, a delightful video of a swinging 10-month-old tot -- dubbed "the best viral video from this week" by Mashable Saturday -- has racked up more than 300,000 views.<p>"Cutest thing …

Physical inactivity of Canadian kids blamed on 'culture of convenience'

Parents encouraged to weave opportunities to move and play with their kids into daily life<p>Canada’s "culture of convenience" means children and youth …

1 in 8 Canadian families struggle to put food on table, study says

About 1.6 million Canadian households faced some level of food insecurity in 2011, according to a new report.<p>That amounts to nearly one in eight …

4 Easy Ways to Jazz Up a Tub of Store-Bought Hummus

Wollman's original creations are definitely worth a taste. But if you want to try your hand at making your own wild hummus flavors at home, we got the expert himself to come up with fun ideas on how you can spice up an eight-ounce tub of plain hummus. These recipes are super simple to make—and …

The Best Ab Workouts for Women: Get Six Pack Abs in Weeks

Exercise 1 Stability Ball Pelvic Tilt Crunch<p>Grab a 5- to 10-pound medicine ball. Lie faceup on a stability ball with back and head pressed into the ball, your feet together on the floor, and the medicine ball positioned against your chest <b>(A)</b>. Brace your abs and crunch up until your shoulders are …