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Two Simple Ways You Can Sense the Future

Written by on April 18, 2015 in Awake and Aware, Conscious Living, Education with 3 Comments
Two Simple Ways You Can Sense the Future

I am a little unusual for an academic futurist, in that I am also an “intuitive”. Besides writing and researching, and gaining the preferred academic qualifications (a doctorate related to the discipline), I also spent many years working on the intuitive and emotional dimensions of mind. It’s not so easy to develop both the intellect […]

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Ending the Classroom Factory Model: How Technology Will Personalize Education

Posted by on April 15, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting, Education, Videos with 1 Comment
Ending the Classroom Factory Model: How Technology Will Personalize Education

“With the opportunity of online learning coming on,…what we talk about is shifting from this factory model system to a student-centered one that personalizes for each and every child,” says Michael Horn. Horn believes that customizing education to each student’s individual needs is key for both motivation and learning.

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The Best Toys for Conscious Children

The Best Toys for Conscious Children

A child encouraged to explore without limits will discover no limits to what he can do. Offer children toys that engage their imaginations and support them in moving past boundaries.

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Prospect Magazine Names Top 10 Thinkers in the World

Posted by on March 29, 2015 in Activism, Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Education with 0 Comments
Prospect Magazine Names Top 10 Thinkers in the World

With nearly 3,000 votes cast, the results of Prospect’s world thinkers 2015 poll are now in. Voters came to the Prospect website in large numbers through Twitter and Facebook, and from many countries around the world. The top 10 of last year’s poll was dominated by thinkers—including the winner, economist and philosopher Amartya Sen—whose work focused on the social, political and environmental challenges posed by economic growth in the developing world.

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Your Greatest Teacher, Your Greatest Lesson

Your Greatest Teacher, Your Greatest Lesson

One day in the mid-1970s a freckle-faced nine-year old boy walked into an unremarkable public school classroom in Taree, a small town on the east coast of Australia. He sat down by himself. He was a quiet, shy boy who had been taught that his voice did not matter. These things he had learned from […]

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Empower Children to Know Their Hearts

Empower Children to Know Their Hearts

Teach your children to discover their own hearts and beliefs, and you will not have become a substitute source of their power, but rather empowered them to know themselves. Teach your children the importance of love for humanity and the planet and all her life so that they may see past the rigid lines people and groups all over the world draw between right and wrong.

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3 Subjects Schools Could Teach to Improve the World

3 Subjects Schools Could Teach to Improve the World

As a former teacher who spent 7 years in the system, one of the things that really bugs me about today’s schools is the undercurrent of fear and control-based social conditioning that they subject our children to. Yes, our children do learn valuable skills and information, but often at the cost of their overall health and prosperity. Our schools, while they do indeed try, ultimately fail to fully harness the power of today’s young minds because they emphasize routine, discipline and testing over exploration, compassion and innovation.

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Elementary School Dumps Homework and Tells Kids to Play Instead

Posted by on March 10, 2015 in Conscious Parenting, Education, Happiness with 0 Comments
Elementary School Dumps Homework and Tells Kids to Play Instead

A public elementary school is abolishing traditional homework assignments and telling kids to play instead — outraging parents who say they may pull their kids out of the school. Teachers at P.S. 116 on East 33rd Street have stopped assigning take-home math worksheets and essays, and are instead encouraging students to read books and spend time with their family, according to a letter the school’s principal, Jane Hsu, sent to parents last month.

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The 12 Biggest Life Secrets Forgotten By Mankind

The 12 Biggest Life Secrets Forgotten By Mankind

The more I ponder about life, the more I come to one solid realization: The biggest curse and predicament of modern Man is forgetfulness. Like a creeping malaise, forgetfulness has seeped through all of Man’s being and doing. Individually, collectively, historically or culturally, we are spellbound to forget.

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Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Posted by on March 8, 2015 in Conscious Living, Education with 2 Comments
Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Most children go through the public school system during their youth in preparation for the “real world”, but is the system killing kids’ creativity?

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Un-Stuck in Traffic: How to Bring Joy to Life’s Otherwise Annoying Moments

Un-Stuck in Traffic: How to Bring Joy to Life’s Otherwise Annoying Moments

I think we are all in this subconscious believe that time is our relentless enemy that is always racing against us, stealing moments of our lives away. And this in turn causes us to be somewhat anxious and to hurry along; eager to squeeze the most we can out of every single day, which actually lets these moments pass through our awareness with little to no attention at all. We think we are doing our best to manage our time, but my friend, time is but an illusion.

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How to be Both Clever and Mindful (2)

How to be Both Clever and Mindful (2)

  This post follows part 1, which you will find in last Saturday’s Conscious Life News (Feb 22, 2015). Higher education Higher education today represents a clear example of the way that mind and imbalanced rationalism dominate our world. Our universities are full of clever people who are largely unconscious. Most teaching and research is […]

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7 Spiritual Lessons of Parenthood

7 Spiritual Lessons of Parenthood

Parenthood is not easy; the challenges we must rise above are many. But its rewards are undoubtedly great, especially when we view parenthood as a spiritual experience. Being a parent is unique in that it provides so many opportunities for spiritual growth.

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How to be Both Clever and Mindful (1)

How to be Both Clever and Mindful (1)

Is it possible to become an awakened being and still develop the intellect and engage in learned education? Or do we need to dispense with most or all of the human intellect if we are ever to awaken?

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3 Common Law of Attraction Mistakes

3 Common Law of Attraction Mistakes

Many people learn about the Law of Attraction, but then they struggle to manifest their dreams. Although they try to be positive and focus on the things they want, they still find that they just can’t get into the groove of using the Law of Attraction effectively. The good news is that this is usually caused by small mistakes that are very easily corrected!

Here are three common mistakes that people make when trying to consciously apply the Law of Attraction. If you’ve been struggling to manifest your dreams, see if any of these roadblocks apply to you. With just a little bit of tweaking, you may find that your ability to consciously manifest improves dramatically.

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