September 1, 2022 Heart Benefits of Exercise

Heart Benefits of Exercise

One of the very best gifts you can give your heart is physical activity. In fact, pairing regular exercise with a Mediterranean-style diet , maintaining a normal weight and not smoking is a great protection plan against coronary artery disease and vascular disease, Johns Hopkins research has found.  Not convinced such simple steps could be so powerful? […]

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August 18, 2022 Why Are Scary Stories So Important?

Why Are Scary Stories So Important?

From time to time, parents and even some educators have asked me about reading scary stories with young children. In some cases, they were concerned about how kids might react to a truly horrifying character or a particularly creepy situation. Sometimes, they were worried that a child might feel overwhelmed by the intensity of a […]

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July 29, 2022 Novel vs Book – What’s the Difference?

Novel vs Book – What’s the Difference?

More often than not, the terms ‘Novel’ and ‘Book’ are used interchangeably by most people, and their true meanings are eluded in the process. Many do not usually consider the semantics of these words. Semantics involves the literal and connotative meaning of terms in a language. There is a need to establish the meaning of […]

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July 7, 2022 7 Hidden Benefits of Planning

7 Hidden Benefits of Planning

Learn the secrets to planning that can make your life easier and set you up for your most successful year yet. The premise is simple: planning helps you get more done so you have more time for fun. But how exactly; and what’s more effective: planning on paper or using digital apps? The real question […]

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June 21, 2022 7 Benefits of Asking Powerful Questions as a Business Leader

7 Benefits of Asking Powerful Questions as a Business Leader

For a manager or team leader, telling people what to do is almost always easier than asking questions. Yet, being skillful at asking great questions can be of tremendous benefit to you and your company. Some of the common and surprising benefits include: Inspiring others. Most of us have had bosses who asked really probing questions […]

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April 25, 2022 How to Focus on Reading: 5 Ways to Retrain Your Brain

How to Focus on Reading: 5 Ways to Retrain Your Brain

If you feel like it’s been years since you sat down with a good book and allowed yourself to dive into the story with no distractions, you’re not alone. Whether you’re a student struggling to get through readings for classes you usually find interesting or a formerly voracious reader with the same half-finished book on your nightstand […]

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April 17, 2022 How to build self-confidence

How to build self-confidence

Confidence can be a tough thing to build up. We’ve put together some handy tips to help you out. If you’re still having a hard time even after trying these self-help ideas, don’t worry! We’ve also listed the ways you can find extra support and work on boosting your confidence with the help of others. […]

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“Adventure” is defined as “undertaking risks or having a remarkable experience,” such as mountain biking. Embrace that shiver that goes down your spine because fear, in small doses, is good for you in a number of ways. Eleanor Roosevelt once said “Do one thing every day that scares you.” She was onto something. Science has […]

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March 2, 2022 7 reasons why ebooks are better than printed books

7 reasons why ebooks are better than printed books

Ebooks vs. books: Why are ebooks better? They are much more portable than physical books, so you can carry dozens if not hundreds or thousands of them around with you on a device that weighs less than half a pound. You can download them in a matter of minutes so you don’t have to wait […]

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February 20, 2022 benefits of helping others

benefits of helping others

Volunteering your time, money, or energy to help others doesn’t just make the world better—it also makes you better. Studies indicate that the very act of giving back to the community boosts your happiness, health, and sense of well-being. Here are 10 benefits of lending a hand to those in need. 1. Helping others feels good There […]

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