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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Useful Information about Stress Management

The term ‘stress’ is actually neutral and it denotes a response to any demand. If that response is unhelpful in meeting the demand or challenge then aspects of your life need to be addressed to solve the problem. On the other hand, if you are being chased by a tiger, that extra adrenalin rush that […]

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Simple Regular Exercise: Walking

You may not often find time to pursue sporting activities or maybe you are not a sporty type but fortunately there are some very simple ways of remaining fit which will keep you in top form providing you make them part of your daily schedule. The very best of these simple exercises is walking. The […]

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The Bayt Al-Hikmah: A Fabulous Centre of Learning

The House of Wisdom in Baghdad University education is not new. The Bayt al-Hikmah, a centre of learning and translation, was founded by the Caliph Al-Ma’mun and his father, Harun ar-Rashid in the ninth century C.E. Islam had spread rapidly from the seventh century onwards and the genius of the new Muslim rulers lay in […]

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The Ancient University of Nalanda in Bihar, India

One of the greatest universities of ancient times was the Buddhist University of Nalanda near Bihar, India. A lot of the information on this centre of Buddhist learning comes to us through the writings of a Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar, and traveller, Xuanzang. As far as can be ascertained, it is believed that the university […]

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The benefits of a tutor

If you’re attending college online, chances are that there is a section of the student web site that offers tutoring. Take advantage of this service! It’s usually included in your tuition, so there’s absolutely no reason not to use it. Most of us have trouble in one class or another, the problems for many people […]

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Reading Beyond Your Reading List

Do you stick with what you are told to read? If you go about it in the right way then you can read a lot more and relate your knowledge to the required syllabus. Yesterday in the learning category we spoke about ways of increasing your interest in a class you find dry. By relating […]

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How to Test Out of Classes

Testing out of classes in this fashion is relatively simple, but once you get past the SAT/ACT it becomes a bit more difficult. The ability to test well and learn quickly is a must, and sometimes this rapidly-learned information cannot simply be forgotten since your classes in upper-division will build upon it. For the most […]

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5 Jobs Your Can Do From Home

How many times have you thought to yourself as you’re rushing out the door, grabbing a granola bar, and doing your mascara on the way to work, Man, wouldn’t it be nice to just work at home? In the information age, a lot of employers and businesses are realizing that working from home is a […]

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