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Inspiration of the Day: Living Wisdom

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It’s important that we gain knowledge. However, I feel that it is more important to gain wisdom. So live to use your knowledge so that you can become the wise person you were meant to be. Have a great Friday everyone.

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Inspiration of the Day: Feed Your Mind

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Have you read anything lately?

Schooling is not the End

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Most of us are told to some extent that if we don’t do well in school we will never make it anywhere in this world. To some extent that can be true if you are lazy. However, for those who continue to work eventually they will do well in life. This may not mean that they will ever be rich, but it will make them a success regardless. So don’t think when someone tells you that you suck in school that that is going to be it for you for the rest of your life.

 

Book of the Month

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I would like to share with you all a book I have just finished this month. I have a rather voracious appetite when it comes self help or self improvement books and this book was particularly interesting. Have you ever asked yourself why you aren’t achieving your desires or goals? Or have you told yourself that if you knew what you needed to do to get from point A to B that you could succeed, then this book can definitely help.

In the book, “I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was”, Barbara Sher helps explain why we haven’t been able to find the answers that we need to succeed. Barbara doesn’t just tell you that you are lazy as the soul reason for you not succeeding the way that you should. And she provides you with ways to help you become the success you deserve to be with simple solutions.

I’m not going to say this is the end all book to your problems. There are many good books out there with information that could have that one particular piece of advice or an answer that you are looking for, but I do feel strongly that this book is a great step toward finding those answers. For those of you who are interested in a copy of this book I have posted a picture link below. Now, I would like to share some personal news with everyone.

I would like to announce that I have just recently become an affiliate for Barnes & Nobles. This is the first time I’ve actually tried something like this and am very excited for it. Each of the books that I plan to share for the book of the month will be something I will have personally bought and read. I do plan to mainly focus on self help or self improvement books, but if something interesting pops up I will share that as well. Another purpose for this book of the month section is that I would like to help people find information that could be beneficial to them. I feel that by doing this I can take that personal step toward my goal of wanting to help as many people as possible and hopefully save people some time and money. Now if you are strapped for money do use the public library. However, if you can afford to buy the book, then consider doing so, because authors need our support too. Not everything on here will be something I would suggest to buy, but I do hope that the majority of the stuff I share on here will be.

P.S. If you would like to help me out and buy a book through my link, then please purchase an audio or regular book. The program doesn’t support ebook purchases. Of course do whatever is most convenient for you. Thank you all for your help and support.

The Sad Reality

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While I was browsing I came upon a website that had piqued my interest. If you are interested here is a link to the site: Young at Heart.

While going through some of the pages I came upon a comic that was posted on one of them. I’ve always felt that our current system was broken and this comic really helps to exemplify that. If you are interested in the artist that came up with this piece just click on the picture above.

Education the Smart Way

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Hello everyone. As you may all be well aware I am a strong advocate for free education. I suppose you could say my thoughts are coming from a selfish origin, but in the long run I believe it will be a benefit for all of us living on this planet. I’ve been exploring various courses online that are totally free for anyone wishing to make the effort of doing them. A few posts back I had provided a small list of sites that offered such courses. Today while going through some more sites I stumbled upon a site called How to Geek.

I have yet to fully explore this website, but I can tell you I am very excited about it. It has quite a bit of great content on it and also a larger list of places where you can do free college level course work. If any of you are interested click this link: How to Geek: Education. Hope you guys like it. Enjoy.

Improvement by Engagement

50 Educational Video Games That Homeschoolers Love

A while back in an older post I had touched a bit about gaming in life. I have always enjoyed playing games. My belief in games is that it has the potential to help improve our lives significantly and not just for entertainment purposes.

The thing about games in general is that they engage our minds more fully than your average educational setting of sitting in a classroom and listening to a teacher drone on about a topic that you may not care about. When you are engaged your focus is stronger and the ability to retain and recall information is that much higher. This is what I like to think of as utilizing the fun factor.

Most of us have great memory retention when it comes to something we really enjoyed. This fun factor drives us to want to do more of the given activity. And the more we do something the better we get.

When looking into some information on the topic I came across some interesting sites. For those of you who are interested I suggest reading through them. Below is a small list of sites to go to.

Though this post has mainly been about games used for educating what I really hope for all is that you find what it is you love to learn and dive into it. There may not be any games on that topic, but if you truly love it, then pursue it and share that joy with others. Thank you.