30-Day Journaling Challenge: How to Build the Journal Habit

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Journaling is a popular activity for people these days, and rightfully so. Having a place to dump all of your stressful thoughts and do some self-reflection can be a very cathartic practice.  However, if you’re like me, this may be one of those habits that you get really gung-ho about by going out and getting … Read more

How to Calculate Opportunity Costs for Major Life Decisions

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We all make opportunity cost decisions every single day. After all, the phrase. “opportunity cost” is just a fancy way of saying that you have to make a trade-off decision. This or that. Think about the last choice you made. Perhaps you were faced with many appealing options, but you ended up choosing the one … Read more

Four Seasons of Life: How to Thrive

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Have you ever heard an older person be referred to as “no spring chicken”? This common term is used to describe someone who is typically past young adulthood, but may still be trying to look and act younger than his age. While this isn’t typically meant as a compliment, it acknowledges the seasons of life … Read more

17 Best Educational Apps for Kids in 2024

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There is an ongoing debate among experts today: Are educational apps good or bad for kids? A Daily Mail article states that educational apps are actually “as bad as sugary foods” for kids.. Some experts even claim that most of these apps are harmful and addicting. However, there is also an argument that educational apps … Read more

Is It Better to Read at Night or in the Morning? (Our Answer)

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Many people round out their day by settling down with a good book. Doing so is a great way to limit your screen time leading up to bed and engaging in a hobby that is personal and enjoyable to you. And while this is fine if you’re reading unimportant material just for fun– such as flipping … Read more

Hard Skills VS Soft Skills: 14 Differences (with Examples)

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Years ago, when I was working as an inside sales account manager, there were people on my team who were consistently the top-performing employees. We all knew how to get the job done, but there were a select few who had the charisma, interpersonal skills, and persuasive abilities to land the sales. These skills may … Read more

9 Reasons Continuous Learning is Important for Your Life

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“The only thing that is constant is change.” – Heraclitus Especially with the advancements in technology, the world is constantly changing, and it’s up to you to keep up with it (which is near impossible if you don’t have a growth mindset). The only way for you to do this is to accept yourself as … Read more

9 Ways to Teach the Growth Mindset to Your Kids

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When it comes to one’s state of mind, researchers believe there are two types of people in this world. Type I is the type of person that believes we are born a certain way…with a certain level of intelligence, natural ability and talent. Type II believes that anything is possible… that you can become more … Read more

7 Ways Read More Books & Retain the Information

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Growing up, I remember completing assigned readings for school without being able to recollect a single word or bit of information. We would be told what to read, and I would scan the words, but my mind was always on something else. Reading definitely felt like homework, it felt like a chore. But now that … Read more

The Learning Retention Pyramid: A Simple Guide

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Have you ever heard the statistic that you only retain 5% of what you hear in a lecture? If I’m honest, when thinking back to some of the classes I took in high school (I’m looking at you, history), I completely believe that this may be the case. One factor that probably makes this statistic … Read more