Finding Freedom In Writing

“Everyone who remembers his own educational experience remembers teachers, not methods and techniques.” Sidney Hook, Education for Modern Man. Students Are Also Your Best Teachers We heard of teachers who are ever so inspiring, giving up so much in order to help their students achieve great things in life. Once such movie about teachers is Freedom Writers, a story based on Woodrow Wilson Classical High School in Long Beach, California, and their English teacher, Erin Gruwell. This movie is about a teacher inspiring change through her own actions, motivating and…

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Finding Your Sweet Spot When Up In The Air

I’m sure everyone loves travelling, and if you have the opportunity to, you will very likely find yourself having to take a plane in order to reach your travel destination. It’s no sweat if you’re on a 5 hour or less flight. But the challenge comes when you have to take long haul flights, or worst still, red eye flights. Unless you’re flying on business or first class, chances are it’s going to be an uncomfortable journey on economy. So how can you make the most of your long journey…

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Use “Trackr” So You Will Never Waste Time On Finding Small Items Again

Forgetting where we put something can be frustrating. With the amount of essential items we carry around with us daily, the increase of inconveniently losing something we desperately don’t want to lose comes with it. Losing our phone, for example, isn’t ideal but at least we can ask someone to call it and usually that’s all it takes to discover it under a pile of papers. However, our wallet, house keys or car keys are another story. If we lose these then we’re going to be spending a large amount…

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Newest Finding: Depression Might Be An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

The root causes of depression are still debatable, despite the science that’s gone into understanding it. However, new developments have emerged that suggest its origin in some people stems directly from inflammation[1] in the body, which can happen when the body’s immune system goes rogue. The idea that inflammation may play a role in depression has been rising among scientists and researchers, and an article at Psychology Today offers a plan of action to control inflammation and the debilitating effects of depression. The article’s author, psychiatry expert Dr. Wei, recommends…

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Finding Hope For Childless Couples: Understanding Options For Fertility Treatment

Babies and children are everywhere. And while it is, of course, a massively happy event when friends or family members happily announce they are about to start or grow their family, the painful truth is that pregnancy is not as easily achievable for every couple who wants a family. And many couples can find themselves in a difficult and upsetting situation where they may have to find that having a family will not be possible for them at all. Today however, the situation is not as bleak as it was…

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How Finding Flow Helps You Decide What To Do With Your Life

Being in my mid 20’s, most would say I have barely scratched the surface when it comes to experiencing life. I would have to agree, but I certainly feel as though I could have much more direction. As I graduated high school I felt like I really knew what I wanted to do with my life. I knew where I was going to college, and I had a major picked out that I was sure of. Due to a number of unfortunate circumstances, I wasn’t able to go away to…

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Finding “The One” by Chance, Keeping “The One” by Choice

It’s an ongoing debate, in my own head anyway. Does ‘the one’ just exist or do we have to work at it? Are some couples happier because they found the right partner, or do they work harder at being the right partners? Or, my own pondering…are some people just totally inept at ever being truly happy with any single person? Is ‘the one’ out there? It seems a lot of us think of these questions. Married or single. Male or female. The issue doesn’t discriminate. It just nags at many of us.…

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Finding 4 Differences Between These Two Images Can Power Up Your Brain, Research Finds

Many people failed to find the 4 differences between these two images within 1 minute. Do you want to know if you are the exceptional? Set your timer and take the challenge! How many differences did you find in the end? Congratulations if you could find all the 4 differences! But even if you couldn’t, researchers suggest you’ve already done a great brain exercise. Before you check the answer, let’s take a look of what cognitive processes were activated and how your brain was trained in the 1 minute you spent! What…

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This kid’s reaction to finding out he’s cancer-free is a tearjerker.

7-year-old boy beats cancer, freaks out adorably. <br> In March 2013, Ben Morris had just turned 4 years old. That was when his parents, Casi and Mike Morris, learned he had cancer. A few short weeks later, acute lymphoblastic leukemia had transformed Ben from his rowdy self into a frail, weak child near death in a hospital bed. “We almost lost him,” Casi says. She describes the years to follow in this way: “Have you ever had a kid reach for the stove or step off a curb and a…

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Finding the right meditation style for you

  The key to finding the right style of meditation that suits you, is defining the reason why you’re meditating in the first place and your purpose.   To do that, you need to find a style that suits your goal, whether it is to find calm or discover clear thinking to reducing pain or connecting with the world, says mediation teacher and counsellor Nadine Cameron. Here are a few meditation styles to kick-start your journey: Mindfulness Also known as vipassana, is the most popular form in the Western world.…

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