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What Perfection? There’s a Pandemic in Progress

What Perfection? There’s a Pandemic in Progress

* Perfection and Pandemic Can't Coexist:   Wedding fails, news anchor fails, blooper reels, we've seen them all. Someone slips and falls on shows like America's Funniest Home Videos and there's no end to our giggles. Someone else's misery is always amusing to...

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Using Technology To Improve Efficiency And Productivity

Using Technology To Improve Efficiency And Productivity

* Big Tech Is Channeling Our Emotions:    Gone are the days, when piles of books on our night stands would induce the terror of not catching up with all the things we wanted to do. Now, we have podcasts we have lined up that are filling up space on our phones. We...

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Raising Computational Thinkers with Online Coding Classes

Raising Computational Thinkers with Online Coding Classes

* The Role of Computer Science in Our Lives:   Our world and along with it, our learning systems and infrastructures have been upended, thanks to Corona. But, we're quickly evolving and adapting though. That means, now, every class is some form of an online...

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Why Life Feels Overwhelming Even in the First World

Why Life Feels Overwhelming Even in the First World

* First world problems: Who said we need a stack of unread books on our night stand, a pile of dirty laundry at the foot of our bed and a load of dirty dishes in our kitchen sink to remind us the horrors of living in the first world? In developed countries like...

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Winning Over Your and Your Teen’s Screen Time Addictions

Winning Over Your and Your Teen’s Screen Time Addictions

* Managing Our Distraction Addictions:    Here's why you're getting screen sucked into your phone. Unlike real life that can be boring and monotonous, on the internet, even if you want nothing, you can always get something. When we are bored, lonely and feel like...

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Rethinking Our Online Behaviors To Sustain Our Wellbeing

Rethinking Our Online Behaviors To Sustain Our Wellbeing

The Nature Of Our Dual Existence: Self-isolation and lockdowns have made physical human contact sparse and even nonexistent for us. Until we can ease back ourselves into the physical world without trepidation, our online lives must sustain our wellbeing. But, to do...

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Simplifying Our Decision Making

Simplifying Our Decision Making

A post on radical simplicity can’t be wordy. We all have a proclivity to equate more choices to freedom and autonomy. But what if an abundance of choices makes our life complicated and leads to indecision? Covid and Corona have brought our lives to brass tacks. None...

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Chin up and Pivot: How to Live on During a Pandemic

Chin up and Pivot: How to Live on During a Pandemic

Strategies for Crisis Management: We literally didn't see it coming. Yet, here we are in the midst of a pandemic with no end in sight. So, you ask, what beauty can come out of this? OK, let's get down to the basics of crisis management to help us here. * STEP 1:...

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Actionable Tips On How To Achieve Mindfulness

Actionable Tips On How To Achieve Mindfulness

* Resolving The Struggle: Most of us, not including those who’re lucky to be enlightened, don’t want to live in the present moment, because we don’t accept life as it has manifested itself. We then find ourselves in conflict with the moment. When our needs and...

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Here’s How Digital Binging Can Have Boundaries

Here’s How Digital Binging Can Have Boundaries

The Expanse of Time:  Whoever had said that time is a precious resource must have been joking. Atleast that's what it feels like to live in the time of Covid. All those lessons of time and focus management seem to not hold weight when such a once in a generation...

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The Corona Manifesto: Surviving Forced Isolation

The Corona Manifesto: Surviving Forced Isolation

* Cabin Fever:    Cabin Fever is the restlessness one experiences in forced isolation especially in confined spaces. Even before Corona had hit, we were starting to live fragmented and lonely lives. We were happy staying indoors all day with our phones and...

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The Power of Pause

The Power of Pause

* Pause a Little To Read This: We've all seen those drawings and paintings of Sisyphus, the Greek king. The one who, for being deceitful, received a punishment of rolling up a huge boulder up a hill. This act of his happens in perpetuity, because the boulder keeps...

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Courage in the time of Corona and Covid 19

Courage in the time of Corona and Covid 19

Disclaimer: The title of the article is not saying, don't fear Corona, just get out there and be courageous in public. Please read in full to understand the spirit of the message. What is Courage? Aristotle said Courage is the first virtue. Without it, there's no: 1....

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How to Preserve Mental Health while Battling Cabin Fever

How to Preserve Mental Health while Battling Cabin Fever

* Cabin Fever:    Cabin Fever is the restlessness one experiences in forced isolation especially in confined spaces. Before Corona hit, we were starting to live fragmented and lonely lives. We were happy staying indoors all day with our phones and devices....

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Want to Thrive in Life? Start a Journal.

Want to Thrive in Life? Start a Journal.

Never forget that writing is as close as we get to keeping a hold on the thousand and one things—childhood, certainties, cities, doubts, dreams, instants, phrases, parents, loves—that go on slipping like sand through our fingers. ~ Salman Rushdie * A journal is a meta...

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How to Cut Yourself and Others Some (Corona) Slack

How to Cut Yourself and Others Some (Corona) Slack

* Developing a Perspective:   Is there a crisis right now?Yes. Are you homeless?No Are you hungry?No Is your family alive?Yes Do you have internet?Yes You will survive. There are many of us going through personal and professional crisis much before this Corona...

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Using Corona (Down)Time to Upskill and Reskill

Using Corona (Down)Time to Upskill and Reskill

* Not Lacking in Inspiration:   These days, stories of children and adults doing something with their new found free time are flooding our social media walls and our consciousness. Some of these people have found what it takes to take our current circumstances in...

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On Personal Wellbeing and Pandemics

On Personal Wellbeing and Pandemics

How We Can Cope: Each and everyone of us living through the Pandemic has one thing in common. We're being stretched to the limits of our endurance. But, as humans we're a testament to the spirit of our resilience. That means, we already know how to do a few things to...

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How To Declutter Your Life

How To Declutter Your Life

* Suspend Mode:   The world today feels like it's in a suspend mode, and we're just waiting for something to pass, so we can quickly get back to our busy lives. But, this uneasy, uncertain time can be our opportunity to declutter our mind and eventually our...

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Pick Up Grit On The Way To Greatness

Pick Up Grit On The Way To Greatness

* "To be gritty is to keep putting one foot in front of the other. To be gritty is to hold fast to an interesting and purposeful goal. To be gritty is to invest, day after week after year, in challenging practice. To be gritty is to fall down seven times, and rise...

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Being An Entrepreneur Means SHOWING UP Everyday

Being An Entrepreneur Means SHOWING UP Everyday

The Life & Times of an Entrepreneur:  Being an entrepreneur is a solitary and scary act of self-sustenance. At FutureSTRONG Academy, we keep our doors open every day so we can inspire little children, teens, parents and any adults who're looking to find courage...

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