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When learning doesn’t feel like learning

When learning doesn’t feel like learning

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Technology is changing the way we learn for the better. We believe there is always going to be a time and a place for a classroom and a teacher, but a lot of the traditional teaching and learning techniques are being rapidly replaced by their technological counterparts and learning is evolving. It is now more interactive, engaging, flexible and even fun. For most of us, when we think of learning, we picture a stuffy classroom and mundane text books with seemingly never-ending facts, dates and text. The days of routinely pulling out your highlighter and proceeding to laboriously change the color of your entire text book are now over. Thanks to the introduction of technology into learning, learning does not even feel like learning anymore. In this article, we look at some of the wa...
What to Do When Your Office Just Won’t Stay Clean

What to Do When Your Office Just Won’t Stay Clean

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Offices get messy pretty easily. With employees coming in and out every day and spending the majority of their day there, it’s easy to see why offices are never quite as clean as they look on a brochure. That being said, no one wants to work in a dirty office. An unclean environment can put off-putting and create an unpleasant atmosphere, not to mention that it will provide the perfect breeding grounds for germs, and you and your employees will end up getting sick more often. To have a clean office, you need a long-term solution. 1.   Keep Cleaning Supplies Nearby It’s difficult to clean up a mess if you don’t have any cleaning supplies in the room, let alone on the same floor. You don’t want to make things harder than they need to be, so make sure that your office has a cup
Overview of meditation techniques and books to refer

Overview of meditation techniques and books to refer

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Many people who attempt meditation give up because they feel frustrated, bored, or unsure of what should be happening. Contrary to popular belief, however, there is no right way to meditate. In reality, there are as many forms of meditation as there are people on the planet. So instead of giving up, the practitioner simply needs to find the right type of meditation for them. Put very simply, meditation is the practice of becoming still by focusing the mind on one moment, entity, sound, or image. Candle Meditation The Candle Meditation is a powerful technique for maintaining mental focus. This practice can be done while sitting in a chair or on the floor. The first step is to become fully aware of one's posture. Sitting tall yet relaxed allows one to more fully realize the benefits...
5 Security Tips to Stay Safe Online At All Times

5 Security Tips to Stay Safe Online At All Times

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The Internet can be a great source of knowledge, creativity, and social interactions. But it can also be a Wild West-like environment where everyone is out to steal your data. Luckily, there are ways to stay safe online – here are five of them: 1. Avoid Unsecured WiFi like the Plague Unsecured WiFi is a network that doesn’t use any passwords. It sounds convenient, but it’s also very dangerous to use. This is because there’s no encryption to protect your traffic from eavesdropping hackers. A cybercriminal could monitor your online communications, intercept both your data packets and connection requests, and steal info like: Your IP address (which reveals what country and city you live in, who your ISP is, and what your ZIP code is) Credit card numbers Bank a
5 Things Your Teenager Needs From You

5 Things Your Teenager Needs From You

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  Adolescence is a new world for parents, and getting ready for it makes a big difference. Therefore, taking into account that each family is different and each person is different, these are five principles proposed that can help us to have a better relationship with our adolescents. 1.      Definition There is a huge difference between being a child and being a young adult. Our teenage children are frustrated when they feel they are still treated like children. They are beginning to see you and the world differently. And they do not feel like children anymore, but they do not know how to stop doing it either. They need to define well the changes that are happening and they need you to help them in this definition process. 2.      Guided autonomy Adolescents need the oppor
Ways To Maintain The Right Energy And Stay Alert

Ways To Maintain The Right Energy And Stay Alert

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  We live in a fast-paced age whereby, as an adult, there is the never-ending rush to get somewhere or have some activity accomplished. The truth is that the average adult always has lots of responsibilities to juggle, and without the right balance, this can become draining. It is therefore not surprising that the majority of adults today are held back by exhaustion and a feeling that they could do better with extra day hours. However, since it is impossible to gain extra hours or even minutes on any given day, the right way to tackle exhaustion is focusing on the root cause. Scientific studies have clearly shown that fatigue primarily arises from lack of right energy and is a way of the body to demand some rest and boost of energy. Luckily, it is possible to take charge of you...