What does every young person need to learn in order to become a successful adult?
Here are our answers to that question.
Making a single excuse doesn’t mean you’ve fallen into this mindset, but relying on those excuses as you move into the future does.
How can I improve my cooking skills? I never thought I would ask myself this question. But after finishing university, I realised I had no idea how to feed myself.
How much does it cost to educate a person? A lot, even with “free” schools. Like anything with a price tag, we need to make sure we get what we pay for.
How to Identify Passive-Aggressive Behaviour When You’re a Young Person Who Wants Quality Relationships
Passive-aggressive behaviour is incredibly destructive. To maintain strong friendships and build lasting new ones, you need to know how to recognise and deal with this behaviour in yourself and in others.
In the real world, nobody cares about exams, grades, or any of that nonsense. We want people who have practiced and improved their craft, and the only way to measure that is through action.
Think your entry level job in sales or retail is a waste of time? It’s actually teaching you incredibly valuable life skills — skills even universities have forgotten how to teach.
Seeing money as a resource to hoard is a damaging mindset. Instead, we should use money to invest in ourselves to lead a richer, more fulfilling, and wealthier life.
Most schools have physical education programs that force students to participate in sport and expect them to enjoy it. This isn’t what exercise is supposed to be. We should enjoy physical activity in and of itself.
There’s a shocking lack of evidence that socializing with others of the same age generates any kind of real benefits. Educators have known for decades that cognitive development is enhanced when kids interact with different age groups in the classroom, even when those groups are years apart.
University teaches us that focusing on achievements is a good thing. This mindset isn’t beneficial in the long term, though, as it leaves you dependent on others to shore up your own ego. If you really want to be happy, you need to seek motivation from a more personal source: yourself.