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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies. In his new book, “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens,” author Benedict Carey informs us that “most of our instincts about learning are misplaced, incomplete, or flat wrong” and “rooted more in superstition than in science.” That’s a disconcerting message, and hard to believe at first. But it’s also unexpectedly liberating, because Carey further explains that many things we think of as detractors from learning — like forgetting, distractions, interruptions or sleeping rather than hitting the books — aren’t necessarily bad after all. They can actually work in your favor, according to a body of research that offers surprising insights and simple, doable strategies for learning more effectively. Society has ingrained in us “a monkish conception of what learning is, of you sitting with your books in your cell,” Carey told MindShift.

“How We Learn” presents a new view that takes some of the pressure off. Getting to Know Your Brain’s Memory Processes.

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Garden compost making. How To Compost With A Compost Pile - Pictures And Description. Custom Search When you think of garden compost - what comes to mind? Warm sunny days spent planting a vegetable garden... only to be spoilt by having to plunge your gardening fork into a smelly mass of slimey, rotting vegetable matter. Well, if that is your experience, you're just not making compost correctly. Vegetable gardening and garden compost making are like Laurel and Hardy or Morcombe and Wise - I added the second pair because they`re more my era and I don't want you thinking I'm that old... get my drift! Garden Compost - Getting Started It is tidier to make your compost pile in a bin or compost container. You can make this yourself at little cost. Locate your compost bin in a sheltered, level area of the garden - where there is good drainage and access if it is possible.

Garden Compost - How/Where To Use Garden Compost Your compost can be used at any time of the year but for maximum impact it should be applied to the existing soil in the autumn or spring. How To Make A Compost Pile. Composting with Worms. An Introduction on The Worlds Best Compost: A Fair Overview This guide of The World's Best Compost is brought to you by FaceLube, your best source for Best Face Moisturizer for Men and the Best Male Grooming kits. While you are here, don't forget to see FaceLube's amazing broad spectrum anti-aging sunscreen and happy customer compliments on Amazon. Video Summary: Learn to compost with worms. Video goes over selecting a container, starting a worm bin, caring and troubleshooting An Introduction on The Worlds Best Compost: A Fair Overview Would you prefer to discover a way to feed your plants in a natural way that might make them the tastiest food you have ever had?

This particular claim is made in a startling e-book, available online only, called "The World's Best Compost. " The thing that makes soil healthy is extensive amounts of microbial action, which in your own garden can be achieved with the use of colloidal humus compost. An Introduction on The Worlds Best Compost: A FairOverview.

6 Tips for Building Soil for Your Raised Garden Beds and Planters. When my wife and I first started gardening in earnest, the results were discouraging. The seeds we planted would sprout and begin to grow, but soon the rate of growth would slow and produce undersize vegetables. Some would succumb to damage from insect pests and slugs, and even when we purchased healthy seedlings for transplanting, they failed to grow to the size we expected. During our first few seasons of gardening we spent more time weeding than anything else. Our undersize plants left much of the topsoil exposed, and local weeds took advantage of the sunlight and available ground space. Although we watered the beds regularly and applied mulch to supress the weeds, the harvest from our early vegetable gardens was pitiful.

Over time we learned what most successful gardeners know: building soil is what gardening is all about. With hopes of sparing you the mistakes we made, here are some tips for building productive soil for your garden beds and planters. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 30 things you should never compost or recycle. Remember the good ol' days — back when we only had one bin for trash? In retrospect, those days were actually more wasteful than good. We sent things to the landfill that might have nourished our yards, and buried them side-by-side with materials that should have been reclaimed and put back in the production chain. Today, most of us have two bins: one for compost and another for recycling. They're great for reducing curbside trash, but not everything is suitable for those bins.

We've rounded up 30 things people mistakenly try to compost or recycle. In the case of composting, we chose items generally avoided by experienced compost gurus. Bread products: This includes cakes, pasta and most baked goods. Cooking oil: Smells like food to animal and insect visitors. Diseased plants: Trash them, instead. Heavily coated or printed paper: This is a long list, including magazines, catalogs, printed cards and most printed or metallic wrapping paper. Sawdust: So tempting. Camping Stoves. TS98_e-Sword9-4. Practical self sufficiency through food skills. A Little Bit of Personality: October 2013. Though I write often about cognition patterns and how thought processes differ between each of the sixteen types, I feel like I haven't really gotten across in full what I mean. And is there any way better to get across concepts simply and efficiently than pictures?

I think there is not. Now, I can't make stick people like the greats, and I don't want anyone to think I'm trying. This is just literally the best I can draw :P Well, pretty much... {On an interesting side-note about XKCD, I've noticed web comic writers are often IP's, especially INP's (the author of XKCD being very classically INTP). It makes sense to me that they would enjoy that format since IP's focus on and love details; web comics give them an opportunity to savor each moment and detail, rather than needing to get to the end of a plot arch, the way a J especially might. Everyone thinks :O It's kind of a necessary part of being conscious. A common misconception about Introversion vs. Thinker vs. Cognition - Step One. Self Sufficiency. TwitterHeader. Honey and Locusts. Book Review: Managing God’s Money by Randy Alcorn.

Managing God’s Money, Randy Alcorn’s most recent book, is a life changer. I say this because the book has been a catalyst in initiating conversations with my wife that we never would have had otherwise. We already knew that everything belongs to God. We already understood the principles of being property managers for God. We were even tithers, and we felt good about it. I believe the power of this book is Randy’s ability to move us from doctrine to practice. What do I like best about the book? Am I the rich fool from Luke 12: 16-22? It is easy to read this parable and discuss how this rich fool had his priorities scrambled, all the while being glad that we are not rich like him. “Let’s be honest – if asked, wouldn’t many of us congratulate the rich fool for his entrepreneurial enterprise and warn the poor woman to hold on to what little money she had?”

Heaven and finances Tithing Future reference I rate Managing God’s Money as a 5 on a scale of 5. Like I said, it is a life changer.