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How to Achieve an Effective Critical Thinking Process in 6 Steps

By |2018-11-13T17:33:57+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Self-Improvement, Tips for Students|Tags: , , , |

The critical thinking process is a phrase that we hear a lot these days, but what actually is it? The critical thinking process is about analysing and evaluating information from what we observe, read or experience. It guides further action and study, allowing us to progress further in our fields of expertise. Work and academics [...]

20 Untranslatable Words in Different Languages That Describe Emotions & Situations

By |2018-11-02T21:23:21+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Languages, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Heard of hygge? How about fika or abbiocco? It appears we are familiar with some words in different languages but not others. Why do some words in different languages just happen to end up in our everyday use and stay there? Who knows, but that’s not to say we can’t learn others that are equally [...]

Having Trouble Focusing? What Causes It and Ways to Improve Your Concentration

By |2018-11-14T22:38:33+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Tips for Students|Tags: , , , , , |

If you’re having trouble focusing, I bet you wonder why. There are many culprits and just as many ways to regain concentration. You may be motivated and filled with the excitement of completing a project, but if you’re having trouble focusing, the job still might not get done. This happens to me quite often, and [...]

12 School Subjects That Should Be Introduced Today to Change the World Tomorrow

By |2018-10-11T16:10:56+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Our world is one filled with knowledge and talent. Everyone has skills to contribute, owing to school subjects. But school subjects may not be enough for a person to succeed at spinning the wheel of life. Though they give the world a pulse, its beat is faint. Life skills will strengthen it, and our [...]

What Is Test Anxiety and How to Overcome It in 4 Easy Ways

By |2018-09-06T12:29:57+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Test anxiety is about feeling like you have no control over your predicament. What are the best ways to overcome it? The world we live in is full of sources of anxiety. Most of these anxieties come and go depending on the situation that we’re in, and they, fortunately, don’t have long-term effects on our [...]

The Flynn Effect and Its Reversal in the 21st Century or Why the Humanity Is Getting Dumber

By |2018-09-05T23:55:53+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

The Flynn Effect describes how IQs rose for the first part of the 20th century. With all advances in technology, our knowledge about diet and health, and the easy access we have to education, you'd think IQs would continue to rise. And they were. Up until the 21st century, at least, and this is exactly [...]

6 Wise Thoughts on Education Which Explain Why Our School System Is Failing

By |2018-11-17T21:52:50+00:00May 20th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our school system has changed little since the 19th century. Yet, the society we live in is worlds apart from the one children were being prepared for a hundred years ago. So, why has the school system not caught up? Here are some thoughts on education that might surprise you. 1. Our education system wasn't really set up to teach [...]

8 Reasons Why Gifted Children May Struggle in Life (and How to Help Them)

By |2018-09-18T23:19:56+00:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Education, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having a gifted kid is a joy, however, there are certain areas in which gifted children might struggle. Read on to find out how to support your gifted child and ensure they reach their full potential. Raising gifted children is a huge responsibility. You want to make sure they reach their full potential. However, you [...]