Barbara Dickerson Tenneson

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What I Wish I’d Known Before Moving in Together

When my boyfriend, Mike DiPasquale, asked me to move in with him after two years of dating, I was thrilled. Even though I wasn’t sure exactly what I was signing up for.<p>Just the prospect of no longer needing to keep two bottles of contact lens solution, two toothbrushes and two sticks of deodorant …

West Village

Dear Friend About to Leave Teaching...

Dear friend about to leave teaching,<p>As another school year comes to a close, I am once again surrounded by teachers who are ready to give up or …

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

Account Suspended

Jesus and Easter: Why the resurrection is the most important truth in the world

On Easter, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. That much is clear. What is not clear to many people, however, is what the resurrection means to Christians and why we would make such a big deal of it.<p>The resurrection only makes sense if we first understand what the Christian …

Theology

26 of the Best Trips to Take Right Now

Whether you’re looking to push your physical limits with freediving in British Columbia or just lean back and cast on Montana's greatest river, these trips are guaranteed to help you make the most of summer.<p>26. North Central Minnesota<p>Once scarred by a series of open-pit taconite mines, this region …

Hiking

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …

Nutrition

Osho Reveals the Most Simple Strategy to Settle a Busy Mind and Live in the Present Moment

Modern day life can be tough. There are exams to ace, bills to pay, diapers to change, and annoying co-workers to contend with. And unfortunately, we …

Our Power Lies In How We Choose to Respond to Our Pain

<b>“The strongest hearts have the most scars.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe it’s true, that the strongest hearts have the most scars.<p>And maybe the pain and the …

Positive Thinking

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't | Inc.com

Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make sense.<p>Over the past three decades of coaching top leaders and entrepreneurs all over the world, I …

Leadership

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility for Your Life | Inc.com

Four realities exist.<p>The first is that indecision is potentially your greatest threat. The second is that most people are "drifting," which means they haven't taken command of their mind or their life. Drifting is when you let external circumstances determine where you go in life.<p>The third: Just …

Self-improvement

Seven scientifically-backed signs of genuine intelligence

We all know that those of us who did the best at school aren’t necessarily the smartest, and cleverness comes in many different forms - you probably …

How Do You Know Someone Has Emotional Intelligence? Look for These 5 Signs | Inc.com

It should be no secret by now that people exhibiting high levels of emotional intelligence (EQ) are drastically more self-aware, work better with others, and are promoted at a much faster pace.<p>Studies over the past three decades prove this. It's also no secret that whole work cultures of …

Emotional Intelligence

Researchers figured out what's special about the brains of super-memorizers

We often think of prodigious memory as an arcane skill — almost indistinguishable from magic to those of us who no longer remember more than a few key phone numbers. But the ability to recall an epic poem or the full sequence of a deck of cards may be less mysterious than it seems.<p>According to a …

The Brain

Quality education for undergrads is suffering

An Iowa View op-ed (March 6) says “Attacks on UI are unfair and wrong.” The truth is, at UI and ISU, more than half of teaching in the largest …

Higher Education

Big Sur: Highway 1 bridge to be demolished Monday

Big Sur – The condemned Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge on Highway 1 will be demolished on Monday with a wrecking ball, Caltrans announced Friday.<p>The wrecking …

Is the Content Inc. Model a Good Fit for Author-Publishers?

<b>Short answer is “yes.”</b><p><i>Long answer is “depends.”</i><p>Depends if you get what he’s saying, understand it, and put it to work.<p>The bottom line is that …

Timberland’s New Line Is Made From Trash Collected From The Streets In Haiti

The collaboration with recycling organization Thread means you could wear shoes that used to be plastic bottles.<p>A new backpack started life as 7.5 plastic bottles trashed on streets in Haiti.<p>The backpack–part of a new line of boots, bags, and t-shirts made by Timberland–looks like it’s made from …

Tony Robbins explains how to suffer less and improve your well-being

In my second podcast with Tony Robbins, he said that all fear comes from three triggers: <i>loss</i>, <i>less</i>, and <i>never</i>. He mentioned this in passing, and many of you asked for more details. This post will cover that and much more.<p>There are two parts:<p><b>Part 1:</b> Tony's discussion of suffering and his framework of …

Free Resource Friday!

Reading Time: 2 minutes.Do you want to take your students on a journey? Awra Amba is a small village in Northern Ethiopia, founded

Ethiopia

12 Reasons Why Old Souls Have Such A Hard Time Finding Love

1. They have a strong sense of identity They know who they are, which means they also know – specifically – what they do and do not want in a …

5 Ways to Slow Down and Be Happy

When we are in hurry and try to get things done quickly, we realize that there is hardly any joy in what we do. It becomes only a means to an end …

Why Grit Is More Important Than IQ When You're Trying To Become Successful

You attended the party of a long-time friend and ran into a lot of people from high school that you hadn’t seen in years. During chit-chat over appetizers and drinks, you could feel the friendly competition heating up.<p>While comparing career accomplishments, you were shocked to learn that the kid …

Self-improvement

‘They wish every day to be dead’: The struggles of children in Gujarat’s riot rehabilitation camps

The children of the riots continue to suffer psychological and physical scars, which no one in the administration has attempted to understand, let …

New Zealand is offering free holidays to people who agree to a job interview

Known as the South Pacific's tech and innovation capital, the city — through a campaign called LookSee Wellington — is inviting 100 people in to interview for 100 tech jobs with an all-expenses-paid trip to boot.<p>The visit will involve "four days of pre-arranged job interviews, meet-ups and …

“Your One Word” Seems Like A Pretty Useful Idea For A Lesson

I’m a big fan of Dan Pink’s “One Sentence Project” (see The Best Resources For Doing A “One-Sentence Project”). In that lesson idea, students develop …

Teaching

Best Beaches In North America: Cowell Ranch Beach, California

Related: Best Beaches<p>Cowell Ranch Beach On Half Moon Bay is one of the best beaches in California. It sits south of Half Moon Bay State Beach on …

The Atlantic’s New “Life Timeline” Could Be An Engaging Social Studies Tool

Today, The Atlantic unveiled the “Life Timeline” interactive.<p>Use a “drop-and-drag” menu to input your birthday, and it will deliver a visually …

High School

I read 11 of the most popular self-help books ever - here are the 7 most meaningful insights I've taken away

I’ve got a background in sales. And every salesperson I’ve ever met has the same obsession (aside from money), and that’s that they are all addicted …

Self-improvement

Are parents the reason children are increasingly diagnosed with anxiety?

Why has debilitating anxiety become so common among the young? And why is it still so often overlooked? In June, a 15-year-old boy, who a few days …

Mental Health