Archive for June, 2012

  • 10 Ways to Recharge Your Motivation

    By Lifetime Library on June 30, 2012
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    “Achieving goals is not a matter of possibility, it’s a matter of motivating yourself to focus on the right things. You know you should be doing something, but sometimes you just don’t feel like doing anything. This stagnation can last a long time if you don’t head it off and take action.” More>>>
  • Classroom Listening Skills – Are you an effective listener?

    By Lifetime Library on June 29, 2012
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    There is no magical “cure”, but it is possible to improve your listening skills. “Dr. Ralph Nichols says at the end of a 10-minute lecture most college freshmen will have retained only half of it. Then, 48 hours later they will have forgotten half of what they did remember. Want to do better than that? Then, use effective listening techniques. […]
  • Time for Me to Leaf: Tree Chlorophyll Chromatography

    By Lifetime Library on June 28, 2012
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    Here is a fun, easy to watch video with information that is easy to soak up! 
  • THE MEMORY PALACE METHOD

    By Lifetime Library on June 27, 2012
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    There are strategies to help you give a speech with out using notes. Using objects in a room can be markers for main points as you are speaking to your audience. I think that this podcast provides a useful and interesting method. If you would like to learn more, click here.
  • How to Learn Facts

    By Lifetime Library on June 26, 2012
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    “The instructor (an Oneida Indian) went on to discuss the tradition of the Vision Quest, a process of meditating for spiritual guidance. A student asked if, once the guidance or insight had been gained, the seeker would write it down. The instructor answered “That would make sense in your culture, but” — and here she put out a tremendously powerful […]
  • Memory Champs? They’re Just Like The Rest Of Us

    By Lifetime Library on June 25, 2012
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    Journalist Joshua Foer took a stab at mental athleticism, and not only did he compete at the USA Memory Championship, he set a U.S. memory record. “I certainly didn’t expect the story would end up where it did,” Foer tells NPR’s Robert Siegel. In his new book, Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, Foer investigates the […]

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