back to school

We’ve all done it. We leave work or class and that difficult part of the day pops in your mind, or maybe it’s something you wish you would have done, or maybe it’s something you made a mistake on. It can be challenging for many of...

Our mission as healthcare providers and educators is to improve the health and healthcare of those worldwide. In order to support this mission, we must think critically in our everyday work and activities. Critical thinking is defined by Webster as “the objective analysis of facts...

It's almost here again, the end of the summer and the start of the school year. Here are some tips for an easy transition for you and your kids: Get your school supplies in advance.   Plan to shop early for the things you know your kids will need: pencils,...

First, let’s focus on the positive side of your study habits: you’re doing your deep work early: this means you are taking advantage of your circadian rhythm and studying when your brain is more capable of doing analytical work you’re using a timer: it’s a...

1. You learn the value of independence. You don’t need a man to save you or anyone to take care of you. You learn by example that you are capable of living a full and happy life without having to share it with someone else....

Most advice that claims to help elevate your self-esteem eventually falls flat for the same reason that, as Sancho proclaims in Cervantes’ Don Quixote, “Many words will not fill a bushel.” In addition, successfully remedying deficits in your self-image can't be done linguistically. What works? Pro-active behaviors that function to...

Virtually every kid has left homework on the kitchen table or a lacrosse stick in the trunk at some point during childhood. But doesn’t any good parent turn the car around or run the assignment to school? Absolutely not, argues Jessica Lahey, a middle-school teacher, parent, and...

Between purchasing school items and getting the children back into the school routine, gearing up for back-to-school can be a very busy and stressful time. It’s important to purchase items and set schedules that will help ease the madness and transition the family from summer...

It's one of those awful cliches, women are always cold, while men suffer silently while living in overheated houses. Now according to a new study, we women are vindicated; we do get colder than men! Women are always cold for a reason The reason why women are...

When fast food is everywhere, maintaining a healthy diet feels impossible. For the most part, we know what it means to eat healthy. MyPlate (the government tool that helps you visualize what a healthy meal looks like) and MyPyramid (the new and improved food pyramid) aren't...

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