35 Fun Things to Do When Your Kids Are Bored

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My daughter wouldn’t have lasted for an hour on a cold, rainy Sunday back in the late 80s. She expresses a great amount of disapproval for boredom, constantly making certain that everyone in the home is well aware of her declining amusement for her current circumstances.  With technology at their fingertips and parents monitoring their … Read more

11 Ways to Be a More Patient Person

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Since you’re here, I’d be willing to guess that you’ve had it up to here a bit too frequently…and you’re looking for some relief.  I can relate. Kids. Work. Personal and familial relationships. Interruptions from co-workers. Deadlines. Traffic. Time goes by quickly and days are overwhelming. And what does this lead to? A complete loss … 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

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

8 Simple Ways to Be a Good Listener in Conversations

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There is a direct connection between the quality of the conversations that we have and the quality of our relationships. Having confidence in your conversation skills can help you get to know a new client, mentor, or friend who could end up sticking around for years to come. But did you know that a major … Read more