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If You're Trying To Prove It, You Don't Believe It

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

My counselor Eleanor recently said to me, "Mike, if you're trying to prove something, it means you don't actually believe it yet." Her words hit me right between the eyes, as they often do.

Common Core Standards and PSATs and SATs -- Oh, My!

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 05.04.2014 | Education
Laura Rossi Totten

When I heard that a blogger wrote the new book The Perfect Score Project, I thought that maybe -- just maybe -- Debbie Stier can save one child from the miserable test taking experiences I endured during my childhood education.

Hiking Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When was the last time you stepped on a mountaintop? If recently, then you probably know the hiking drill. If not, it can't hurt to brush up on the do's and don'ts of hiking etiquette. No matter how short or long your trail, being smart goes the distance when it comes to the outdoors.

Ask the Art Professor: Is Drawing an Innate Talent or a Craft?

Clara Lieu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Personally, I believe that natural talent exists. At the same time though, all of the talent in the world won't get you anywhere if you aren't willing to work hard, push your boundaries, and try new approaches.

Can I Give You Some Feedback?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

One of the greatest benefits of exchanging feedback is that it promotes intimacy, trust, respect and appreciation in relationships.

What to Do When Your Skills Don't Align With Your Passion

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

You're drawn to what you're drawn to for a reason... don't over-think it! Do what you love. Do what you deeply desire to do. The things that light you up, fascinate you and feels right. Feelings should always win out over thoughts.

The First 100 Hours

Michael Neill | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

The reason I like the notion of the 10,000 hours is that while it can appear daunting, it actually lowers the barrier to entry for most people.

Charles Babbage on Intellectual and Manual Skill

Myles Jackson | Posted 04.28.2013 | Science
Myles Jackson

Could machines replace intellectual skill as they had been doing to certain forms of manual skill?

Understanding the Role of Luck in Our Lives

Michael J. Mauboussin | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business
Michael J. Mauboussin

Whether you're placing bets on a hot player in your rotisserie baseball league or a hot fund in your investment portfolio, recognize that good luck is unlikely to persist.

A Change In Perspective: How Adversity Adds Meaning To Life

Polly Campbell | Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

We are not passionate about things that are easy. We are not engaged wholly by the things we have all the answers to. We are driven by our passions in part because we haven't quite mastered them.

"To the Moon and Beyond" Team USA: World Cup 2010

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Kety Esquivel

As a second generation, I am thrilled to see soccer become mainstream in the U.S. This year's team embodies many of the characteristics I most value in the U.S. culture.

Help Paris Hilton: Play the Game!

www.mochiads.com | mochiads | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Now probably every person knows who Paris Hilton is. She is known for her appearance in a sex tape, her appearance on the television series, for her tongue-in-cheek autobiography, her album "Paris", and her work in modeling. And of cause she is much known for her shocking, antisocial and sometimes scandalous behavior. Some of her tricks even leaded Paris to the jail. Please, help Paris to get out of there!