Boredom is good for kids

iPads at restaurants to ease the wait. Smartphones on school buses to amuse through the ride. On demand ...
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Enduring Boredom

“A generation that cannot endure boredom will be a generation of little men… of men in whom every ...
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In Pursuit of ‘Eliminating Boredom’

How many of us, parents, dread the remark; 'I'm bored', from our child of any age? Our parenting ...
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Time to ‘hold on and not eat that marshmallow now.’​

Way back in the 1960s, a researcher and his students setup an experiment. Their lab was called 'Surprise ...
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Overview – Needs and Wants

Musicians must make music, artists must paint, poets must write if they are to be ultimately at peace ...
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Mind and Money – Why lose one over the other when you can have both?

The biggest problem with money is that it is never enough - too little or too much, never ...
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Peer Pressure

Pause & Think

Whenever you are in doubt; when you do not know what to do. When your mind says something, ...
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10 Books for children (6-9 years) on making choices

1. Olive & Jay Beach Bungle by Swapna Mirashi (Illustrated by Sudakshina Ghosh) 2. Charlie and Lola ...
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‘Are we rich, poor or middle class?’

These days you ask children in the city ‘where milk comes from?’ and you are most likely to ...
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Read Aloud to children of any age

Do you know, what is the easiest way to improve your child's chances at school and his ability ...
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Travel Diaries

Sichuan Travel Diaries – Chengdu Arrival

20 October 2017 Chengdu The first thing I realised is it’s not the way we pronounce it. It’s ...
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Wiser Than Before

Actionable Insights

Where is the Life , we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom, we have lost in knowledge? Where ...
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‘Children today are ‘economically ‘worthless’ but emotionally ‘priceless’’
Sociologist Viviana Zelizer