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A good friend of mine recently gave me some excellent relationship advice. And, yes, I need advice, too. Because, "Can't
SM: Having a talk about money is important, whether you are close to your family or not. Even if it feels awkward or emotional
When teens get ditched by their best friends or teased for their looks, the sharp pain of exclusion feels like it will last forever. But what if we could help teens take a different perspective?
Science has established that feelings are more influential in decision making than facts. We also know that once people care
"As all mothers do, you breathe that sigh of relief that you didn’t mess up your kids."
The deep brown shade that glazed the wood was almost heavier than the door. It melted the light that snuck in via the stained glass of glittering gold and grassy green into hues and shadows that crashed by the waves of my shivering feet.
That is what the Internet of the future can provide us - easy access to diverse opinions and people so we can understand the issues and each other better, ultimately making better decisions as individuals and as a society.
Once I figured out how to activate the Facebook live feature, we were on our way to sharing our deep, wise and silly thoughts during a heart-to-heart conversation, while all of my Facebook friends and family tuned in.
We are not guaranteed happiness in this country, but we should be given every chance at safe passage. Until we talk to each other and find common ground, safety is at best an illusion.
The concept of free spaces now has enormous relevance in higher education, where issues of free speech have exploded in the wake of student protests about racial discrimination and other issues.
For most people these things are encouraging... even motivational! For me though, I've come to realize the importance of NOT pushing myself.
Remember: facts are like Kryptonite to conservatives. Study this guide, and you will know all you need to know to shut down the misinformation and ill-formed opinions.
In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.
The political and philosophical conversation of young people comparing values and ideals seems to be a vital part to becoming not only a well-versed academic, but also an informed, decision making adult. Yet it seems that most of my peers have no interest in ever engaging in one of these conversations.
They've lost my trademark sparkle and I feel sad -- because I am exhausted -- because I spent 50 percent of my energy today redirecting students and another 50 percent trying to inspire students and staff to want to be in school! Something isn't working.
I believe that having hard conversations is hard because we haven't put ignorance in its proper place. Ignorance has become synonymous with choice and that's not always true. If I can't ask an ignorant question, how will I become enlightened to the truth?
I can guarantee that if you think about whether to use "to" or "with" and put into practice actually saying what you mean, it will make a big difference in how you get along with other people.
At some point in time when we are in a conversation with someone who is disabled, we always come to the point that somebody will ask "What do you have?"
Kids who have a head start stay ahead of the game throughout their academic careers. Parents can contribute to bridging the word gap by actively engaging their infants and toddlers in literacy-boosting interactions.