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Amanda Palmer: The art of asking

Amanda Palmer: The art of asking

Disrupting the Space-Time Continuum: Competency-based Learning Explained (part 2) Online & Blended Learning Can Less Successful Students Help with Retention? (by Dr. Gail Krovitz)by Gillian Seely | April 17th, 2014 By Dr. Gail Krovitz, Emerging Models & Consulting Services, Pearson For many institutions, end-of-class surveys are an important mechanism for gathering student feedback that can...

Seven Ways Sharing Can Make You Happy Though it might seem that there’s not much in the way of silver linings in these dark economic times, there is at least one: as people learn to make do with less, they are discovering the many benefits of sharing. Car-sharing, babysitting cooperatives, and tool lending are just a few of the many creative ways people are eschewing ownership and learning to share the goods and services they need. But sharing can do more than just save you a buck. New psychological research suggests that sharing fosters trust and cooperation in the community and contributes to personal well-being.

Energetic Blockages and Transmuting Fear Back into Love – Fractal Enlightenment “If you wish to understand the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibrations.” – Nikola Tesla On a quantum level we are all just energy. Our bodies are energy, our feelings are energy and our thoughts are energy. Although the Universe is neutral to all energy, meaning that no thought or emotion is technically “good” or “bad” in a moral sense, there are energies that are of a lower vibration and more dense. So on one end of the spectrum we have high vibration or lighter energy which is energy that is based in “love” (or openness, expansion, acceptance) and on the other end of the spectrum we have the lower vibration which is energy that is heavier and based in “fear” (contraction, closed off, darker & more dense).

20 Signs You’re Happier Than You Give Yourself Credit For Being happy can feel like a chore, especially when you're depressed, suffering from anxiety or stressed from life drama. Yet we keep trying, reaching, pining for that golden nugget to help us through the rough patches. The truth about happiness is that it’s not a destination.

Why We're More Creative When We're Tired and 9 Other Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work 12.6K Flares 12.6K Flares × One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually do. On many occasions I find myself convinced that there is a certain way to do things, only to find out that actually that’s the complete wrong way to think about it. For example, I always found it fairly understandable that we can multitask. How to Make HUGE Bubbles For best viewing click the gear in the bottom right corner of the video and change the quality to 720p! I had more fun making this video than any I can remember in the recent past. Making giant bubbles may turn into an ongoing hobby.

Successful Entrepreneurs Challenge Themselves. Here's 5 Ways to Do That. To be a successful entrepreneur in today’s world, you need to be current, mentally fit and actively involved in running your business. Even more important, you need to stay competitive. The best way to stay competitive is to actively attempt to challenge your preconceived notions.

6 Best Tips to Turn off Negative Thoughts How to Avoid Negative Thoughts How to stop negative thoughts How to Turn off Negative Thoughts Here are the best ways to avoid negative thoughts which looks like Negative Thoughts quotes. A1. Notice when you are slipping into negative, absolutist ways of thinking where you think the worst of yourself, your life and your future. It's a Shareable Life - A Practical Guide to Sharing Economy by Chelsea Rustrum Time Magazine dubbed the Collaborative Consumption one of the top 10 ideas that will change the world. The three co-authors (Chelsea, Gabriel and Alex) of It's a Shareable Life have cumulatively hosted over 100 people on Couchsurfing, earned over $50,000 on Airbnb, coworked from all over the world, and made hundreds of dollars per month sharing their cars – just to name a few. With their hands on experience and observations, this trio will give you the low down on the new sharing economy.

The top 6 FAQs about facial recognition How facial recognition works. Via With the FTC currently focusing on facial recognition, we figured it was a good time to provide answers to the 6 biggest questions about this technology and how it affects you.