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5 Most Powerful Ways to Develop Mental Strength

How to Develop Mental Strength?<p>The mental strength is the ability of the mind to become flexible according to all life circumstances by remaining …

Three Reasons You Can No Longer Ignore the Mindfulness Trend

What was once optional has emerged as a unique solution to the demands of the modern workplace.<p>Everyone from Fortune 500 executives to Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are talking about mindfulness. Mindfulness is the awareness that arises when you pay attention to the present moment, on purpose, and …

Mindfulness

How to Get an Ivy League Education--for Free

Ivy league schools aren't the only place to get a top quality education.<p>Ivy league schools like Harvard and Yale are the holy grail for young, idealistic students on their way into the real world.<p>But they definitely aren't the only place to get a great education.<p>In fact, the movement towards more …

Higher Education

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End The Classroom War On Mobile Devices

Students believe smartphones and laptops can assist learning. Then why are so many teachers dead set against them in their classrooms?<p>Smartphones, laptops and other mobile devices continue to produce lots of drama between students, teachers, and administrators in universities and high schools …

New therapy app reduces barriers to mental health counselling | The Star

TranQool conducts criminal record checks of the therapists, interviews them over the phone, then over video chat, Shafii said.<p>Together, she and her …

Mental Health

Top 10 Easy DIY Projects to Upgrade Your Bathroom

The bathroom: It might not be your favorite room in your home, but it sure is an important one. Use your DIY skills to boost the organization and …

How to Make a Tiny Sliding Barn Door for Your Peephole

We can't think of a more adorable security solution.<p>While peepholes are meant to let you see who's at your door before you open it, recent news stories have revealed how susceptible they are to tampering. According to media reports, people can manipulate peepholes in order to see inside a house or …

Here's How One DIY Pro Built His Own Backyard Hobbit Hole

Just wait until you see how much storage space there is inside.<p>Tucked away in Bedford, England is a hobbit hole with a <i>very</i> modern twist. While no real hobbits reside there, the house is exceptionally made.<p>After a tree died in his backyard, Ashley Yeates decided to repurpose the space into this …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

Time Management

“Get a blender”: 10 habits to take your life into the stratosphere of greatness

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What habits have changed people’s lives?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, entrepreneur and writer with 10 years in technology. Founder of CEO Lifestyle.</i><p>When I was seventeen, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. …

Motivation

This VR t-shirt teaches anatomy by letting you virtually peer inside someone's body

Everyone loves a cool t-shirt, but what if your funky new skeleton t-shirt were actually a virtual reality-enabled anatomy lesson? Curiscope created Virtuali-tee to give kids a cool way to bring anatomy out of textbooks and into the real world. The t-shirt looks like a stylized skeleton design at …

7 Things to Do Each Day If You Want to Raise Happy and Successful Kids

Raising happy and successful kids is hard enough. Teenagers? That's a whole different story.<p>I'm like, a <i>dozen</i> years away from being dad to a teenager, but I was drawn to Christie Halverson's piece about raising teenagers--published a couple of years ago on her blog and more recently on Upworthy. …

Parenting

Lessons I Learned From 10 Days of Silence and Meditation

<i>Image credit: Pete R., BucketListly.</i><p>The first time I heard about Vipassana meditation was back in 2014 when my friend and business partner Prean decided to take a break in a hectic startup world and realign his values and vision for life. I have never been that much into meditation and taking a …

Freshen A Home With Just Two Ingredients

If you've got an active family, you know that keeping your home smelling fresh isn't always easy. Febreze is your best friend when it comes to …

Four scientific ways teachers can cope with stress

From basic mediation exercises to learning to say ‘no’, there are many simple changes teachers can make to improve their physical and mental health<p>The pressures of teaching can be difficult to manage and it can sometimes feel like you have no time to switch off. So if you ended last year feeling …

Mental Health

Journaling Is Great Exercise: Here Are 25 Journal Prompts To Motivate You

Every single private coaching client who comes through our company’s doors gets the assignment to get a journal and write in it. It sounds basic and it is, but sometimes we need to get back to basics. We live in our heads. We have six or eight conversations and projects going on in our heads at any …

Productivity

What No One Tells You About Life After Mental Illness

No one ever really "recovers" from a mental illness, but we need to get better at talking about how you get your life back.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>When I was 17, I developed an anxiety disorder that intensified when I moved to London at 21. It caused agoraphobia, claustrophobia, …

Empty Your Inbox with the Trusted Trio

Managing the steady stream of email that gathers in your inbox every day can feel like an impossible task. Not long ago, I kept a lengthening list of …

Productivity

Lifetime Learners Should Try These Time-Tested Techniques

It's never too late to learn something new. You have decided to become a lifetime learner? Find out the techniques that dedicated learners use.

This Is What Those Semicolon Tattoos Mean

On social media sites, you may have spotted people with drawings or tattoos of semicolons somewhere on their bodies—usually their wrists or …

6 Things the Happiest Families All Have in Common

Family life is hectic. Most of us play it by ear and hope it works out well.<p>Or maybe you haven’t started a family yet but when you do you want to do …

Parenting

11 Essential Tech Skills You Need to Get Hired as a Web Developer

The skills you’ll need to land a job as a front-end web developer will vary from one place or one position to another, but there are several skills …

Mobile Devices

Build Your LinkedIn Profile From Start to Finish With This Massive Visual Guide

You’ve got six seconds to impress a recruiter on LinkedIn, and once you reel them in, you want to make sure your profile is solid. This giant visual …

Organization experts help you clear the holiday clutter with 12 months of tips

It's Dec. 26 — do you know where your mojo is? If you lost it somewhere between Black Friday and the buffet table, you're not alone. Following weeks of seasonal celebration, the resulting disarray at home can make the room spin. It's a holiday hangover of sorts, but luckily, there's a cure. We …

Winter wake-up: 11 ways to boost your energy during the holidays

We’re shopping and wrapping, cleaning and cooking, and celebrating with our nearest and dearest. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can be enough to leave us feeling like we can't do another thing.<p>It’s time for some energy boosters. Lynya Floyd, health director for Family Circle magazine, …

Wellness