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Why over 80% fail: Sound Familiar?

New Year’s resolutions often never materialize…

According to a U.S. News report, approximately 80% of resolutions fail by the second week of February.  Have you ever wondered why? 328 more words

Human Development

Global Gender and Power Reporter

International coverage of gender and power: Pete Vernon writes about BuzzFeed News’s global women’s rights and gender reporter.

Women spend much of their lives and energy preparing against being attacked by a stranger, she says, when in fact more than 95 percent of the time we are violated by people we know.


Greenlick Renews Call for Transparency and Accountability for State CCOs

House Speaker Tina Kotek is confident that some of the key changes that she and Rep. Mitch Greenlick want for the state Medicaid system will pass in February, despite their defeat in 2017. 54 more words

Oregon Legislature

Really!?! You're Going to Make Me Defend PARCC Again?

I really didn’t want to spend this week defending PARCC tests, but the universe is working against dear ol’ Eduflack. Yet again, I’m forced to take up rhetorical arms against those who either fail to understand, or choose to prey on, concerns regarding the Common Core and the assessments used to measure student progress against those standards. 718 more words


Six Ways Youth Athletes Can Keep Each Other Accountable to the Team

Kids can be held accountable by coaches and parents, but in great sports teams athletes hold each other accountable. Here’s how it works in youth sports. Courtesy, our friends at TrueSport.

Working With Players


A six letter word that plagues our lives far more than it should.

Over the last month of 2017, stress took over for me. It seems no matter how put together you think you’ve managed to get yourself, you still need to really focus on your daily self care routine. 283 more words

January 18, 2018


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