http://bigthink.com/robby-berman/got-3-minutes-heres-a-crash-course-in-the-history-of-life-on-earth The tale of life on earth is a long story, but Kirk Johnson, director of Washington D.C’s Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, can spin the yarn with impressive speed
View story at Medium.com Lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and professional.
http://www.businessinsider.com/worst-science-health-body-myths-2016-8?amp Carrots give you night vision. Swimming after eating will give you cramps. You need to drink eight glasses of water a day. Organic food is more nutritious and free of pesticides
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-to-let-go-of-work-during-vacation-2016-07-27 Getting away from the office to clear your head doesn’t count if you’re bringing work — or guilt — along.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ritu-riyat/9-simple-ways-to-create-f_b_11189086.html “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” said Albert Einstein.
https://medium.com/the-mission/the-first-step-toward-success-is-defining-success-for-yourself-92dcfc3dd61c#.ok7js6742 Success and a life of happiness is yours for the choosing
http://bigthink.com/errors-we-live-by/why-did-plato-think-mathematical-beauty-would-make-us-better-people Plato was always after a Something that was real and beautiful and that would have the power to overcome our irrationality and self-centeredness. Toward the end of his life, he identified that Something with mathematics.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-goldilocks-rule-how-t_b_10934176 The Goldilocks Rule states that humans experience peak motivation when working on tasks that are right on the edge of their current abilities. Not too hard. Not too easy. Just right.
1. PASSIVE LEARNING DOESN’T WORK http://addicted2success.com/success-advice/12-vital-life-lessons-i-wish-they-taught-me-in-school/
When Ogilvy’s 18-year-old nephew Harry graduated high school in 1984, his life-path was forked by the competing choices of higher education and immediate foray into the rat race of vocational self-actualization. Conflicted, the boy turned to his uncle for advice. https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/06/23/david-ogilvy-education-letter-nephew/
After extensive studies, the MIT Media Lab concluded that it could predict the outcome of negotiations, telephone sales calls, and business plan pitches with 87 percent accuracy simply by analyzing participants’ body language, without listening to a single word of content. http://time.com/4383582/how-to-read-people-science/
But you don’t have to stay stuck in this rut. With some exploration and reflection, you can get to the bottom of what’s sapping your energy and dig yourself out of it. http://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/2016/06/20/3-reasons-you-cant-motivate-yourself-at-work-anymore-and-how-to-overcome-each-one/#f60e6d323191
Life can’t be figured out. People change. Things change. Just accept it. Don’t fight it. You are who you are. Things are what they are. https://medium.com/life-learning/stop-trying-to-figure-out-life-d8f47b83d375#.5htycjgt9
You can increase your chances of making sure that’s never going to happen to you by being intentional in your approach and understanding what’s holding most people back in the first place. https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/277319
“There is no evil. Life is a blessing. If it is not, then know that you are at fault. And you have been given time to correct your error, to have the joy (the highest blessing) of correcting your fault. That is the only reason for time.” Leo Tolstoy
Just remember one word: SOCC. http://time.com/4352121/happy-life-habits/
Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī ( Rumi) was a 13th-century Persian poet, Islāmic scholar, jurist, Sufi mystic, and theologian. http://www.indihope.com/2016/06/01/happiness-and-mindfulness-secret-by-rumi/
Finding ways to make the most of our experiences is a challenge that we face every day. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-m-kirby/making-the-most-of-life-experiences_b_10230982.html