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Walk it Off

The Mission Newsletter, 10/9/18

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill

Reads for a Healthier You

22 Secrets for Creatives Who Want to Increase Their Health, Wealth, and Wisdom

“If we think of ourselves as technology, we can better care for all the components. Our bodies are hardware, and our minds produce the operating system and software we use to interact with the world. So why do some people take better care of their smartphones than their bodies and minds? In order to be creative, we have to value the most valuable technology in the world: our bodies and brains.”

This Is Why You Should Pay Attention To Your Body For Improved Health

“Friedrich Nietzsche was correct in his assessment when he declared: ‘There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophies.’

…Your body communicates to you, albeit in silent whispers echoed through: aches, pains, emotions and gut feelings. Many drown out the connection with habitual thoughts occupying space in their minds.”

On Health, Mastering Your Mind, Body, And Microbiome

“If there are three inputs we can remove or reduce from our diet to completely revolutionize our health, they are sugar, gluten, and empty carbs. It’s easy to say, but in our society, getting clean from these inputs is incredibly challenging. We see the results of those inputs in the typical western diet. America is facing an epidemic of obesity, diabetes, and young people crippled with conditions caused largely by processed foods and a flawed food pyramid pushed on us from birth.”

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Disruptive Innovation In Education

Episode 8 of Education Trends

At the Clayton Christensen Institute, Julia Freeland Fisher, the director of education is looking at ways to disrupt the education system to reach more and more students. Spoiler alert: Part of it has to do with technology, but most of it is about relationships.

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News that Matters

Walking after you eat might not sound like something you want to do, but studies show that your body will thank you.

Billionaire Mark Cuban has some advice for building wealth: cut up your credit cards.

“Cut up your credit cards. If you use a credit card, you don’t want to be rich. The first step to getting rich requires discipline.” — Cuban

We might finally have an answer to the nature vs. nurture question.

Throughout its 20 years of existence, Google has changed the way we learn and search for information. As it looks toward its next 20 years, the company has painted a picture of how it thinks search will change moving forward.

Lyft has a new challenge for you — actually it’s more like a sweepstakes. If you own a car you’re willing to ditch:

“…roughly 2,000 participants from 35 cities can apply to be randomly chosen to pledge to ditch their cars for a month. In exchange for their fidelity, they’ll receive $300 in Lyft Shared credits, a one-month Zipcar car-share membership and $100 drive credit, $105 in public transit fares, and $45 to go toward a bike-share option.”

Pop quiz! Research shows that asking questions throughout a lesson is helpful to the learning process for students sitting through lectures.

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