How to achieve high-level performance at almost anything.

“Every single person in the world could be a genius at something, if they practiced it daily for at least ten years.” — Robin Sharma

Judit Polgár became the world’s top female chess player. Michael Phelps became the world’s fastest swimmer. Bernard Arnault became the world’s richest person.

10,000 Hours of Practice: Experts Practice Better Than The Rest

It is…

Be wise today so you are happy tomorrow.

“At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.”― Steve Maraboli

The older we grow, the more peaceful and grateful we become. Life humbles us gradually as we age. We realize how much nonsense we have wasted time on.

In life, there will always…

Nurturing yourself, others and your relationships one step at a time.

Did you know that having healthy relationships can improve overall health? It is called social wellness or social well-being. In this era of non-face-to-face digital social networking, people are becoming more isolated than ever. …

The relationship between happiness, well-being, and sustainability.

The Advancement of Positive Psychology

In the last couple of decades, there has been an ongoing interest in happiness. Hundreds of books and studies have emerged to guide us toward living a “good life”, but achieving personal happiness is only one part of the equation.

Positive psychology is the study of the “good life”, or…

A real “lakeside view and global vision”.

“Sustainable development will not just be a subject in the classroom: it will be in its bricks and mortar and the way the school uses, and even generates, its own power. Students won’t just be told about sustainable development, they will see and work within it: a living, learning place…

The 3 pillars for green, healthy and sustainable schools.

“A school should be a thought–built good time place for happy children with some light overhead, the school building should regard the children as a garden in the sun.” — Frank Lloyd Wright

In recent years, the green building industry has become increasingly interested in encouraging “green schools.” The impetus…

Wisdom from elderly people is often better than strength.

“The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.” -Andy Rooney

Older people can be a source of wise words and sage advice on dealing with and enjoying life to its fullest.

I recently stumbled upon an article called 50 life lessons from an 80-year-old…

Making education and sustainability a meaningful part of school curriculum.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” — Nelson Mandela

Educators are agents for change, and change is needed now. What is required to achieve sustainability is a paradigm shift, one that can be encouraged through progressive education.

In 1987, the United Nations…

Investing In Yourself Is the Best Investment You Can Make.

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation.” ―Aristotle

Your habits and actions have a profound effect on your overall well-being and happiness. The current situation you are in has been greatly determined by your past actions, habits, and decisions.

By making small changes and investing in yourself in…

Why You Should Invest In Precious Metals Too.

“If you want an alternative currency, check out gold. It has stood the test of thousands of years as a store of value and medium of exchange.” — Paul Singer

The Historic Value Behind Precious Metals.

Precious metals have been a proven store of wealth for thousands of years. In times of instability, they have been…

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