15 Dec

Study Hard, Stay Focused, and Stop Working

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When I was in high school I had a really hard time absorbing information. Yes, there were plenty of distractions literally screaming for my attention, like my high school basketball coach. But it was more than that, I just hadn’t learned how that big squishy thing between my ears worked.

I remember spending hours at home studying and trying earnestly to do well. And then test day came… and I didn’t do well. But why? WHY? I knew that I had put the time in. How could my brain just forget all the stuff I needed when I needed it most? Stupid brain always ruins everything *sniffle* *whimper*. Read More

02 Jun

Do Your Kids Have Better Social Etiquette at Home Than You Do at the Office?

As a parent, one of the essential traits I instill in my kids is respecting the people they interact with every day. Their classmates and their friends, as these are the people that my kids will be together with for the remainder of their childhood. It seems that more and more, the schools are implementing group projects as an essential part of the curriculum. To work effectively in the group, kids must be open-minded and respect all views and perspectives. This may be a difficult task for kids who are still trying to identify their own sense of individualism. However, is it still a difficult task for working professionals in the adult world?

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