Samuel Tunggala

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I quit social media for a month — and it was the best choice I've ever made

I quit social media for a month. So I quit Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter. I just needed a break. It was time to cut myself off.<p>I stopped using social media this morning, and my brain is going crazy. I just realized how often I glance down just to see if I have a notification. When I …

Schools aren't teaching the most important subject for kids

The note was written by a fifth-grade girl. As Mohr Lone read it, the girl's words began to fill her with joy.<p>"Ever since you left, I've been looking at my surroundings more and being careful about who I'm talking to and what I'm saying," Mohr Lone later recalled, reading the note over the phone. …

The secret to evaluating teachers: Let other teachers do it

<b>To the editor:</b> In order to evaluate any professional (doctor, lawyer, teacher, librarian and so on), other experienced and skilled professionals must be involved in the process. ("Less test-iness over L.A. teacher evaluations," June 13)<p>If administrators or legislators are truly interested in …

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Find your moment of Zen with our selection of the best meditation apps

It’s no secret that stress takes a serious toll on your body and psyche. In our constantly connected lives, it’s important to take a little time each …

7 Bad Habits You Can Drop Today to Become Ultra-Successful

These bad habits can creep up on anyone. Learn how you can eliminate them and boost your success.<p>The internet is chock full of advice on which habits will boost your success--in the morning, nighttime, and anywhere in between.<p>I can attest that the right habits will do wonders. However, the thing …

Self-improvement

5 Habits of Exceptionally Emotionally Intelligent People

What's different about people who have emotional intelligence and those who don't?<p>There's been quite a bit of talk surrounding the topic of emotional intelligence, or EQ. What is emotional intelligence? What's different about people who have it from those who don't?<p>According to <i>Psychology Today</i>, EQ …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Create Digital Homework That Students Love

Technology in School<p>How to Create Digital Homework That Students Love<p>By Laura McClure     Apr 27, 2016<p>Shutterstock / JStaley401<p>Related Stories<p>The …

5 daily 20-minute habits that will make you a happier person

Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency in actions you can take to increase your happiness.<p>In the guest post below from my friend and colleague Neil Pasricha, he shares 5 simple but powerful actions you can take to get started right now.<p>Neil is the …

Happiness

How to Redesign Your Life With Just 3 Questions

Here’s the main problem with the way that most people live their life: <i>Instead of living the life they want, they live the life they are given.</i><p>Most of …

9 Google Goals for your path to self-improvement

Google announced its new feature, Goals, on Wednesday. The tool makes it easier to track of whatever personal goal you are trying to achieve.<p>While …

Apps

13 online courses that could help you get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people appreciate the power of learning long after college or any formal education is over.<p>Today, it's easier than ever to continue your education with the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>We've picked out some of the best …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

A New Study Claims People With Higher IQs Don't Require Large Social Circles

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Research

Is algebra an unnecessary stumbling block in US schools?

Who needs algebra?<p>That question muttered by many a frustrated student over the years has become a vigorous debate among American educators, sparked by a provocative new book that argues required algebra has become an unnecessary stumbling block that forces millions to drop out of high school or …

Why We Need to Teach Kids Emotional Intelligence

For years, I’ve taught a weekly psychology class to students ranging from 7 to 14 years-old. In this class, I encourage self-reflection, asking kids …

Emotional Intelligence

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence

People who think too much may have little reason to worry. Recent studies have shown that there is a link between anxiety and intelligence and it is …

The amazing way one teacher uses donuts to teach middle schoolers a major economic concept

But they can also be used as a tool to help teach concepts from economics.<p>Gale Mitchell, who teaches an economics course to "gifted" seventh- and eighth-grade students in Tucson, Arizona, uses donuts to explain marginal analysis — or the examination of additional benefits of an activity compared to …

Economics

How to Deal With Your Kid’s Tantrums

They say adults who have high emotional intelligence have better relationships, are more productive at work, and have an overall better quality of …

Parenting

10 Daily Motivational Habits Of Highly Organized People

Image Source: Ask<p>Organized people are often way too successful than the ones who love clutter. The logic is simple, they don’t waste their time or …

How I Successfully Run Two Startups

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

6 Bad Mental Habits That Sabotage Your Success

Your mind can be your biggest asset or your worst enemy.<p>Your thoughts not only affect your emotional state, but also influence your behavior. When you think positively, you'll likely feel better and perform better. When you think negatively, your despair will be reflected in how you feel and behave.<p>…

Self-help

5 Phrases Great Leaders Never Say

Don't find yourself uttering these phrases. It could cost you credibility with your team.<p>Everything you say as a leader will impact those around you. From the actual words to the tone to your body language, you need to think twice before "saying" and "doing."<p>If you strive to be a better leader, …

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21 Crazy Things That Happened Due To The Insane Cold In Eastern Canada

"My Fitbit thought I died."

Do we really use what we learn in school?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the best way to answer a student who says, “Why are we learning this? We are never going to use geometry or Shakespeare in the real world”?</i> <i>Answer by Richard Muller, professor of physics at UC Berkeley, author of Energy for Future Presidents.</i><p>I was …

UC Berkeley

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain. Here Are 7 Ways To Reverse This Effect.

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale …

Emotional Intelligence

26 Feelings You Should Experience At Some Point In Your Life

Embrace ALL the emotions.<p>With a birthday coming up, I've been thinking about feelings. I have a lot of them.<p>If there's anything I've learned in my short time on this earth, it's the importance of being in touch with yourself on an emotional level. Each interaction and experience you have sparks a …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

Try this simple trick to alleviate anxiety on the way to work

Between the anticipation of what's to come, the noise, the crowds and mind-numbing delays, commuting to or from work can be one of the most stressful …