With the pandemic keeping families at home the past couple of years, you might think they would be reading more. However, U.S. adults read 2 to 3 fewer books per year than they did between 2001 and 2016, according to a Gallup poll. Another survey by Pew Research found that 23% of Americans didn’t read a single book in 2021, and that figure is even higher for those under age … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Read More Effectively?
According to scientific research, humans tend to dwell more on negative thoughts. Parents find it difficult to hear their children express negative thoughts despite the scientific evidence. No parent wants to see their son or daughter wallow in negative thoughts such as sadness, self-doubt, or anger. When you dig deeper, you find that fear, shame, or doubt drives these … [Read more...] about 8 Simple Habits to Foster Positive Attitudes in Children
Reading is such a great habit to possess. Think about all that regular reading can accomplish. Some of the smartest, most successful, and most interesting people in the world have written books. They write down the things they consider to be most relevant. They acquired this knowledge over a lifetime of observation, trial and error, and experience. For $17 or a quick trip … [Read more...] about How to Build a Reading Habit That Will Last a Lifetime
The average corporate job opening attracts 250 resumes, according to the employment website Glassdoor. With that kind of volume, it’s little wonder that most resumes get looked at for 7 seconds or less. If you’re looking for a new position, how can you increase the odds that a hiring manager will pay attention to your application long enough to appreciate what you have to … [Read more...] about 12 Ways to Ensure That Your Resume Gets Read
Just think how much different your life would be if you had done a few things differently 10 years ago. You could have been saving money for 10 years or learning to play the guitar. Exercising regularly for the last 10 years would have benefited your health. How profitable of a website could you have built if you had started 10 years ago? The key to … [Read more...] about 10 Things You Can Do Now That Will Greatly Benefit Your Life in 10 Years