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De-facto project leader at home: Ways to tell you’re carrying the ‘mental load’ 24/7

Do you find yourself having two distinct never-ending to-do lists – one for work and the home? While typing up your weekly report in the office cubicle, are you also thinking about how the household chores will be delegated and accomplished? Does your family depend on you to be on top of childcare, planning the …

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Unconventional Ways to Inspire Creativity in the Classroom

In a 2017 research, it was discovered that students were more creative in activities outside school. One potential reason for this so-called creativity gap is the structure and restrictions in schools. To beat this gap, teachers are encouraged to create a more laid-back learning environment where students are inspired to express themselves, think outside of …

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Five Metrics to Track When Analysing the Effectiveness of Your Social Media Marketing

The world of social media is confusing and overwhelming. Every week, there’s a new metric that you need to track. Every day, Google comes up with a change in the algorithm that can alter the way your website will rank on search engines. What should you be tracking on your social media strategy? What metrics are …

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Eating Right; Nutritional Therapy Keeping You Healthy

Whether you’re looking into weight loss or managing an illness, nutritional therapy is something worth exploring. Medical nutrition therapy can offer a lot of benefits for anyone who is looking to become healthier. Weight Loss Either for health or fitness reasons, weight loss has become somewhat of a trend in recent times. According to research …

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Gifts, Presents, and a Brief History on the English Language

Have you ever wondered why the words “gift” and “present” are so different yet mean the same thing? Sure, they’re sometimes used in different contexts (people say “the gift of life” but never “the present of life” and a present (object) shouldn’t be confused with the present (time)), but generally, both mean the same thing: …

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Explaining “Vive La France!” and Why France Is a Very Patriotic Country

Each country has its own culture of showing patriotism. Many countries that were previously colonised but gained their independence centuries ago still continue to celebrate their day of independence. In countries like South Korea and China, citizens opt for traditional attires over western-style clothing for formal events. And in some countries, citizens prefer to speak …

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English Idioms Decoded: What Are Crocodile Tears?

After writing my last article explaining “rooting for the underdog,” I’ve since started watching analysis videos on the show Black Mirror by YouTuber Bryce Dallas Brown. In one of my favorite episodes, “Crocodile,” Brown gives a really good explanation why it was given that title. It symbolizes the crocodile-like grip of the consequences of the …

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