Don’t know what to do with yourself?

1) Take action on what you DO know, 2) Stop staying you don’t know what to do with your life and start saying how EXCITED you are filling in the pieces. 3) Make sure you’re not pretending you don’t know what to do when actually you do know, but you’re scared. Sign up for classes…

Einstein’s advice for a happy life

“A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness.“ This was written in 1992 by Albert Einstein in Tokyo at the Imperial Hotel on their stationery, in his native language of German. [source]

Quote from Kevin Bracy

“If you want your life to be different, you have to be willing to do something different first.” Change is inevitable and sometimes it happens to you, but that doesn’t mean you have no control over some of it. Even though change happens, you can still be the same person, but in better circumstances. But,…

How fast do you read?

I read at 311 words per minute, a nice casual pace. It told me I could read Leo Tolstoy’s “War and Peace” in 31 hours and 28 minutes, which is roughly 8 hours longer than when I actually did read it. I’m getting slow with age – D.M. Take the test It’s not a horrible…

Quote from Nic Sheff

“As long as you look for someone else to validate who you are by seeking their approval, you are setting yourself up for disaster. You have to be whole and complete in yourself. No one can give you that. You have to know who you are – what others say is irrelevant.” In other words:…

Learning and feeding the hungry.

We’ve all heard these at one time: “there are starving people somewhere, who’d love to eat this food,” and “reading is the imagination’s passport to the world.” One website owned by the United Nations World Food Programmed called Freerice.com is helping on both fronts: The freerice.com website is a website with learning games, and for…

Modifying habits.

There are many strategies for changing your habits; stopping, starting, replacement, reduction, increasing, and piggy-backing, and I’d like to give you many small pieces of advice to keep your strategy from failing. Strive for progress, not perfection. Doing it completely right, every time, all the time isn’t possible. Remember that it’s okay to fail. But…

Motivation

Motivation is easy to come by: you want stuff, you want to do things, you need to do a lot of stuff, and need things. But motivation is also easy to lose: you get tired, you get frustrated, things aren’t going well around you, or maybe you’re not feeling well emotionally, physically, or even spiritually….

Graduation season is here, Summer is coming.

With spring having arrived, the trees and flowers blooming, local youth are feeling the excitement of time off for the summer. And with the summer, some of them are graduating from their respective schools. Pelican Falls First Nations High School has already let out for the summer. Being a boarding school, they have longer hours…

Finding your local LBS provider

From the www.tcu.gov.on.ca LBS overview: The Ontario Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program helps adults in Ontario to develop and apply communication, numeracy, interpersonal and digital skills to achieve their goals. The LBS program serves learners who have goals to successfully transition to employment, post-secondary, apprenticeship, secondary school, and increased independence. The program includes learners…