College graduates are the only group that has more people employed today than when the recession started.
Calvin: If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently.
Hobbes: How so?
Calvin: Well, when you look into infinity, you realize that there are more important things than what people do all day.
A little perspective…
There’s a very interesting painting by Hieronymous Bosch from the 15th century where he’s actually painted what looks like a classical near-death experience, but in reality people didn’t know about near-death experiences at that time and it certainly isn’t what classical Christianity would have taught of what people would have experienced when they’ve died.
“Ascent of the Blessed” by Hieronymous Bosch via WikiCommons
When a parent tells me that his or her child is simply not capable of communicating educational and emotional needs, I see a child even more in need of mastering interpersonal communication. I’m not talking about the value of communication as it relates to grades here; I am talking about the value of communication as it relates to personal health, happiness, and safety. A student who is unwilling to stand up for herself and tell me that she does not understand the difference between an adverb and a verb is also less likely to stand up for herself if she is being harassed or pressured in other areas of her life.
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Here are some ways to get your idea muscle stronger from blogger James Altucher’s post How To Become An Idea Machine.
You do this by developing the idea muscle:
A) Every day, read/skim, chapters from books on at least four different topics.
B) Write down ten ideas. About anything. It…
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