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New Beginnings: Starting Fresh in 2018

The year 2018 is already underway, and many resolutions individuals have made for starting fresh are in full swing — as many of you with previously existing gym memberships have probably noticed. Though you aren’t required to make or keep resolutions each year (in fact, only 8 percent of people actually stick to their resolutions […]

The pressure of good grades. Child approaches his father hiding a C grade on a test behind his back.
The Pressure of Good Grades & Standardized Tests

Last week, a letter allegedly written by a school principal to the school’s parents made its rounds on the internet. The letter asked parents not to place too much pressure on their children to receive top scores on standardized tests. The letter, posted to Reddit last Tuesday (though it’s reportedly been floating around the internet for […]

Benefits of Gratefulness and Thanksgiving. Girl plays in fall leaves.
Benefits of Gratefulness & Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is quite unbelievably a mere two days away. Regardless of whether you’re hosting or attending Thursday’s Thanksgiving dinner, you’re most assuredly busy this week and every week from now until New Year’s Day. You’re shopping, preparing travel plans, finishing up projects at work, and maybe even wishing the holiday season was already past. While […]