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10 Rare Words That Describe Experiences Every Deep Thinking Introvert Will Instantly Relate to

By | 2017-05-08T18:16:21+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Introvert's World, Languages|Tags: , , , , , |

As a deep thinking introvert, it can be hard to understand your emotions. These rare words perfectly describe some of the ways introverts commonly feel. Sometimes it is hard to put a name to the emotions we feel. Luckily we can find rare words from the past and from other languages that can help us [...]

5 Reasons Why Being a Successful Student Doesn’t Equal Being Successful in Life

By | 2017-04-21T21:40:12+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Categories: Education, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Being a successful student doesn't mean that you will also become successful in life. In fact, there are many examples that prove quite the contrary. “Go to college, get a degree, and pursue a career in your field – that is the real success!” Most students, both from high school and college, hear it all the [...]

5 Unhealthy Parenting Styles That Create Imbalanced Children

By | 2017-04-06T19:45:32+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Education, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Everyone has different views on how to parent children. They have resulted in a variety of parenting styles. There is no doubt that all parents want the best for their children, and do their utmost to raise them well. While their intentions are honorable, some parents may use methods that cause their children to become [...]

10 Traits That Separate Book Smart People From Genuinely Intelligent People

By | 2017-03-21T15:06:28+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Intelligence is different from learning. Just because someone is not particularly book smart doesn’t mean they are of lower intelligence. What is book smart? Book smart generally means someone who has had a good education or has chosen to learn independently through educational activities such as reading, documentaries, and courses. Usually, someone who is book [...]

This Is the Secret to Raising Smart Kids, According to a 45-Year Study

By | 2017-03-04T23:33:19+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Categories: Education, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

All parents want to raise smart kids. You must have heard their comments on how their children performed on tests. Their chatter is non-stop. All parents have the futures of their little ones in mind, so they do all they can to give them the physical and mental stimulation they need. But do they have [...]

5 Signs the Modern Education System Will Not Change This World

By | 2017-03-07T23:26:01+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Does the modern education system has the potential to change the world as we know it? Let’s find out. Many nations across the world have embraced the importance of the education system. However, little progress has been made to improve it. The lack of progress results from the lack of vision or awareness of the [...]

Ways Society Is Getting Dumber and Dumber (and What We Can Do about It)

By | 2017-03-02T13:12:29+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Food for thought, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

We often think that as a society we are getting dumber and dumber. While the subject is controversial, there is some evidence that it’s true. A recent research study suggests that IQ levels are going down. The study is controversial because of the difficulty of finding samples of IQ levels from people of different eras. However, the team [...]

Early Childhood Education: Why the Early Bird Gets (to Be) the Book Worm

By | 2017-02-16T19:45:20+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

Why is early childhood education important? The “gap years” where the child is patiently waiting to start school is vital in their early development. Every state has a different compulsory age for children starting school. The median age is generally around the ages of 5 and 6, though some states have a minimum requirement of [...]

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