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Nigerian Women Are Using Whatsapp To Chat, Learn And Earn

Nigerian Women Are Using Whatsapp To Chat, Learn And Earn

Mobile phones have become widespread all over the world, including in rural and low-income communities. As research shows, these devices have the potential to bring about significant societal change – a fact acknowledged in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. But while the promising role that mobile phones and other Information and Communication Technologies could […]

Ways To Incorporate Learning Every Day

Ways To Incorporate Learning Every Day

Parenting is busy. There is laundry to wash, food to prepare, work to do, kids to drive around, bills to pay, and countless other important tasks. Every day I find myself with many more things to do on my “would be nice to accomplish” list than are humanly possible. However, as we strive to juggle […]

Learning to Deal With Change Faster is Key to Being More Resilient at Work

Learning to Deal With Change Faster is Key to Being More Resilient at Work

How do you react to change? How do your employees react to change? If you do not learn to manage — even embrace — change, you’ll face an uphill climb of constant struggle in your career. Heraclitus, an ancient Greek philosopher, said, “No one ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the […]

How to Teach Kids to Value What They Have

How to Teach Kids to Value What They Have

Three-year-olds generally don’t show any particular interest in the care and maintenance of their possessions. Between gifts and items handed down from relatives, kids can easily be awash in a surplus of riches they don’t particularly appreciate, at least until they are lost or ruined. Teaching them to appreciate and value what they have can […]

The 7 Laws of Healthy Old Age

The 7 Laws of Healthy Old Age

1. Continue learning Compared to participants of the inner-city Glueck study, the Grant men lived on average 10 years longer than their less-educated peers. However, the 6 percent of Glueck men who graduated from college were just as healthy, even in old age, as the Grant men. 2. Don’t smoke In both studies (and excluding […]

Tips for Making the World a Better Place

Tips for Making the World a Better Place

1. Strong women empower other women I love the idea of elevating women, because we’re still trying to reach equality, but we aren’t there yet. If we can show all these amazing things that women can do, it gives other women and girls role models to look up to and think, I could be like […]

Music And Your Brain

Music And Your Brain

Music is a pervasive part of our daily lives, whether we notice it or not. Often, it melts into the background – on the radio, in the doctor’s office, at the supermarket or in the gym. While other times, it plays a more pronounced and overt role – if you’ve ever been to a Tony […]

How Children Learn When You Join Them for Screen Time

How Children Learn When You Join Them for Screen Time

As parents, we spend a lot of time worrying about our kids. Are they sleeping enough? Are they meeting their milestones? Are they eating healthy — or in my case, are they going to eat any of the lunch I packed this morning at all? And when it comes to screens, parents not only worry […]

Ways To Read More Books

Ways To Read More Books

You’ve probably said it to yourself 100 times before: I really need to start reading more. When you’re an out-of-the-habit adult with a full schedule, however, finding the time to pick up a book can be a challenge. But this is a goal worth striving for. Science is beginning to back up what book-lovers already […]

Your Brain Actually Shrinks While You Sleep To Help You Learn

Your Brain Actually Shrinks While You Sleep To Help You Learn

Ah, to sleep, perchance … to shrink your neural connections? That’s the conclusion of new research that examined subtle changes in the brain during sleep. The researchers found that sleep provides a time when the brain’s synapses — the connections among neurons — shrink back by nearly 20 percent. During this time, the synapses rest […]

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