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The Walk. Goal 10: Spread Your Knowledge (15+ Tools to Bookmark, Aggregate, Curate) Posted by Shelly Terrell on Thursday, June 14th 2012 Goal 10 of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators!

Goal 10: Spread Your Knowledge (15+ Tools to Bookmark, Aggregate, Curate)

Click the link to find out more about the new changes to this year’s 30 Goals Challenge for Educators! ““If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it. ” ~ Margaret Fuller Short-term- share resources you have collected about a topic with colleagues at school or online. Teach your students to use online bookmarking, curation, and aggregation tools to gather and organize their knowledge. Long-term- develop a community for sharing resources in your teaching environment. My Personal Thoughts About This Goal As educators, we are in the business of learning. Resources Related to This Goal I love learning. The tools that I use meet a few criteria: They have a free app! Tools Diigo- saves all your bookmarks in one location accessible anywhere with the Internet, allows you to highlight sections on websites and make notes, takes clippings, tag, search, and more!

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Inspirational blogs. Spirit. Faulkner 101: Stream of Consciousness Journal. What is Synchronicity? Earl was trying to track down an out-of-print book called The Adventures of Marco Polo.

What is Synchronicity?

He scoured two used book stores in New York City, had no success, and caught a taxi to a third. The cab driver was unusually chatty, and during their conversation, Earl glanced at his license on the dashboard. His name? Marco Polo! 10 Insanely Awesome Inspirational Manifestos. There are certain messages that serve to get you “back to one” when you find you’re going off course.

10 Insanely Awesome Inspirational Manifestos

Whether you use tools such as a manifesto, a personal mission statement, a vision board or a list similar to Benjamin Franklin’s “13 Virtues”, taking the time to identify with one and then keeping it handy is worthwhile – and perhaps even imperative. But in a lot of cases you don’t have to “reinvent the wheel”; there are some awesome inspirational manifestos that have already put out there for you to look at and use as a means to set you back on course.

Some come in the form of an image, some as a video, and some as nothing more than a blog post. One of those styles of presentation may resonate with you more than others, and yet you may want to have a selection to look at for the times where you need more than just a quick jolt of inspiration. 1. 30 Things You Should Do Right Now. 1.

30 Things You Should Do Right Now

Floss. Shut up about blood and it getting stuck in your teeth or a general fear of dentistry and just floss. 2. A Guide to Happiness: Alain de Botton Shows How Six Great Philosophers Can Change Your Life. Good Habits for a Great Life! The Daily Routines Of Famous Creatives - Entertainment. If imitation is sincerest form of flattery, replicating an individual's daily routine must sit somewhere further along the sinister end of the spectrum.

The Daily Routines Of Famous Creatives - Entertainment

Still, if it helps us strike on mimicking the creative capacities of these artists, writers and musicians, we're all for it. Compiled by the productivity-enhancing minds of Podio, this interactive infographic gives extensive details on the daily routines of 26 creative legends. 30 Things You Should Do For Yourself. Sometimes we can find ourselves simply managing our lives, our time and our responsibilities, instead of actually living.

30 Things You Should Do For Yourself

Or, we put other people’s lives in front of our own, ensuring their needs are met before your own. Well, it’s time to start doing things for yourself; including making your happiness the priority and being kinder to yourself. It’s time to start giving your energy to the right people and the right goals, both in your career and in your personal life. Accept the things that can’t be changed and work towards changing the things that can. Bucket List: 225 Things to Do Before You Die.

Action for Happiness. Daily Rituals: A Guided Tour of Writers’ and Artists’ Creative Habits. By Maria Popova Hemingway wrote standing, Nabokov on index cards, Twain while puffing cigars, and Sitwell in an open coffin.

Daily Rituals: A Guided Tour of Writers’ and Artists’ Creative Habits

“We are spinning our own fates, good or evil, and never to be undone,” the William James’s famous words on habit echo. “Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar.” Given this omnibus of the daily routines of famous writers was not only one of my favorite articles to research but also the most-read and -shared one in the entire history of Brain Pickings, imagine my delight at the release of Daily Rituals: How Artists Work (public library) by Mason Currey, based on his blog of the same title.

Currey, who culled the famous routines from a formidable array of interviews, diaries, letters, and magazine profiles, writes in the introduction: The notion that if only we could replicate the routines of great minds, we’d be able to reverse-engineer their genius is, of course, an absurd one — yet an alluring one nonetheless. 101 Revolutionary Ways to Be Healthy. Do the healthy thing, even when it's challenging, inconvenient or considered weird.

101 Revolutionary Ways to Be Healthy

Take pride in that. Just because it's popular doesn't mean it's smart or good for you. Enlist fellow trend buckers and create a trend of your own. A Life Designed. Body Love Wellness — Intuitive Eating & Body Image Coaching For Plus Sized Gals! The Bold Life. Wake Up and Flourish. The Work of Byron Katie. Marie Forleo will help you create a business and life you love. The Kathryn Wheel. Steepster — A Tea Community. Daily om. 4 Powerful Reasons to Meditate and How To Get Started. Meditation is the art of silencing the mind.

4 Powerful Reasons to Meditate and How To Get Started

When the mind is silent, concentration is increased and we experience inner peace in the midst of worldly turmoil. This elusive inner peace is what attracts so many people to meditation and is a quality everyone can benefit from. What are the Benefits of Meditation? I’ve been meditating twice a day for the past 9 years because I enjoy it. It may seem strange, but I feel happiest when sitting in perfect silence. Live an Exceptional Life - Robin Sharma. How do you craft an exceptional life?

Live an Exceptional Life - Robin Sharma

Ultimately, life goes by in a blink. And too many people live the same year 80 times. To avoid getting to the end and feeling flooded with regret over a live half-lived, read (and then apply) these tips: Handbook for Life: 52 Tips for Happiness and Productivity. 30 Challenges for 30 Days. Did you know that it takes 30 days to form a new habit? The first few days are similar as to how you would imagine the birth of a new river. Full of enthusiasm it gushes forth, only to be met by strong obstacles. Louise hay affirmations. Nerd Fitness. Run as far as you can. How To Build Your Tribe. Email This is a guest post by Marelisa of Abundance Blog at Marelisa Online.

One of the most fundamental human needs is the need to belong. How Do I Find Myself? Touch the art Are you wondering 'How Do I Find Myself? ' Curious how to go on a journey to discover who you are ... really? Want to connect with the true self that lies within you? Need a willing soul to guide you on your journey to find your inner self? Inspiration to Live Your Dream. Change Your Entire Life With This Simple Technique From Thich Nhat Hanh. It’s Kind Of Amazing! Get elephant's newsletter To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh I was visiting a friend in New York City this past weekend as we discussed various elements of all things spiritual. Discussion of teachers, techniques, paths and so forth culminated into some personal and candid sharing with one another. As I went to sleep in my friends cozy guest bed, I reflected on those dark times and how truly transformative the following technique taught by Thich Nhat Hanh has been in turning my life around.

It’s extremely simple and can be done anytime, anywhere and in virtually any circumstance. The following is my translation and is not verbatim. So with that being said, I’ve broken it down to seven simple steps for you. 1. 2. 3. 4. Self help for people who wouldn't be caught dead doing self help. How to nap. How to create and keep an art journal. By aisling d'art ©2006. Art Journaling 101 - abstract - create explore paint. Art Journal Every Day. Q: How can I find all the previous Art Journal Every Day posts? A: Find them all listed by category and linked here. Writing in your Journal. The Happiness Project Toolbox. World Database of Happiness. The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself.

Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. How to Read Body Language. Key Points Look for emotional cues, such as crying, anger, or embarrassment. Six Habits of Highly Empathic People. How to Rewire Your Brain to Be More Kind Toward Others. Kindness is the state of caring about other people’s well-being and taking action to help make other people’s lives better and happier.

50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind. Yoga Journal: Yoga Poses, Classes, Meditation, and Life - On and Off the Mat - Namaste. *8Things: Standing in Your Own Power. Nerdist. Enchanted Life. The morning work out. Julia Cameron Live. Creative Magic Academy. A Virtual Creative-Spiritual Retreat Centre. With extra glitter. HelloGiggles.

Kind over matter. Project: Start a Commonplace Book. Create Your Life Handbook. Live Bold & Bloom. Creative Life Spark. Tiny Buddha: Wisdom Quotes, Letting Go, Letting Happiness In. 9 Epiphanies That Shifted My Perspective Forever. This Moment. 16 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Boost Your Happiness Almost Instantly (INFOGRAPHIC) Practice Makes Perfect.

Kindness Ideas. Wise Thoughts. Mark Twain's Advice for a Kick-Ass Life. » 12 Practical Steps for Learning to Go With the Flow. How to Beat a Temporary Motivational Slump. !Complete Self-Help Directory. Wise Well Women. *Positively Creative Journaling* - Dale Anne Potter. Self Creation - Self Improvement for Smart Women & Savvy Men. Kris Carr, New York Times best-selling author, teaches you how to be the CEO of your health! Julia Cameron Live. Jennifer Louden. Yes and yes. Julie Gibbons. My Smiling Heart - From Ruins to Rainbows.

Inspiration and Encouragement for Mindful Living. Soulcare for Artists - Magpie Girl (Rachelle Mee-Chapman) Jessica Swift. Sign Up for the Artellagram! Josephine Kimberling. - Official Kaizen-Muse Creativity Coaching Station - KMCC Training Programs, Certified Coaches. Lisa Congdon Art + Illustration.

Creative Every Day. Kelly Rae Roberts : Home. Conscious Women Entrepreneurs. Your Home for Dreaming, Daring and Doing. Kind over matter. Danielle LaPorte: white hot truth + sermons on life. Live your Goddess life...