From 1776 to the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence. This year marks our 242nd year of celebration!
On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States. On that day, John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail that July 2nd “will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival” and that the celebration should include “Pomp and Parade…Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other.”
Negative thoughts can become self-fulfilling prophecies and can affect our personal lives, relationships, careers and much more. It is much better, instead, to think and give voice to positive thoughts, to build ourselves up instead of tear ourselves down.
Here are some steps you can take to make Mondays, and the days that follow, a bit easier.
These breaks improve productivity and might help you go back to your current feeling refreshed. Give them a try!
Learn more about the importance of taking frequent breaks to allow your mind to recharge and improve motivation here.
Memorial Day is a day of remembrance, a time to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military
It’s never a bad idea to add onto your resume’s skill section. Whether you are currently looking for a new job opportunity or exploring professional development, online courses make it affordable and convenient to upskill on your own time.
Remaining teachable should be at the top of your personal and professional development goals. What does it mean to remain “teachable”? Learn more here!
Technology has brought many benefits to the educational scene.
In our quest to get things done, we sometimes confuse busyness with productivity. What is the difference? It’s easier to be busy and more difficult to be productive; as productivity requires focus, strategic thinking and big-picture planning.