Whether it’s for a school assignment or a larger goal for your life, these tips can help you make the most of your time.
Could it be possible that finishing a race in 3rd place may make you happier than coming in 2nd? Science says it is very common, and the ‘why’ has everything to do with our perception of the most likely alternative outcome.
Have you ever seen an accomplished athlete suddenly perform as if they’ve completely forget how to play their sport? If so, you’ve seen “the yips”–the sudden and unexplained loss of an athlete’s typical skills–in action. The yips are basically the opposite of achievement. Learn more about a term that started in golf, quickly moved to other sports, and is increasingly being used in other fields like politics, business, and education.
While hard work is a good path to success, there is another route that some people have followed: the simple accident. Some of the world’s biggest discoveries and inventions have happened by accident. And yet, to see a mistake and not think of it as a failure, but rather as a new and unexpected form of success, takes a special kind of industrious mindset.
Feelings that one is a fraud who doesn’t deserve their success, known as imposter syndrome, is an extremely common phenomenon. Why can’t so many of us shake feelings that our ideas and skills aren’t worthy of others’ attention?
Learn about all about music producer Pete Rock’s incredible career and influence in the music industry.
In this article, Emily Esfahani Smith examines two films, Silver Linings Playbook and Life of Pi, to delve into the relationship between optimism and resilience.
Learn about this incredible author’s commitment to representation and justice through storytelling.
Do you already know what kind of career you want to pursue? Then you are lucky—and unique. If, like most of your peers, you don’t know “what you want to be when you grow up,” consider the helpful tips in this article.
Check out this article for a close look at the incredible life and photographs of world-renown photographer, David Yarrow.
Read about how a teenage chess wiz takes down a record-holding world champion.
Meet Jessie Diggins, the American skier that made history at the 2022 Winter Olympics.
CNN Hero of the Year, Shirley Raines, changes the lives of homeless people living in Skid Row one haircut at a time.
Native American artwork will be showcased at the Smithsonian in a way unlike ever before. Read about the amazing artists behind these extraordinary works.
Gavin Weightman, author of Eureka: How Invention Happens, explains that like some other notable inventors, the Wright Brothers built a large library and taught themselves much of what they knew.
Read about how the Mother of Women’s Basketball defied expectation for female athletes and forever changed sports history.
|Read about how Mexican-American Cesar Chavez forever changed the history of American Labor rights. He succeeded in bettering the lives of farm workers nationwide through his nonviolent efforts.|
Studying or practicing a skill non-stop may not be the ticket to achieving your goals, according to this study.
It’s never too soon to start thinking about potential careers. Here are some growing fields you might consider.
Journalist Leslie Garrett argues that adults shouldn’t tell children, “You could be anything,” but rather, “Be what you’re capable of.”