Did You Know

Makes it obvious why it is so hard to balance our lives today.

An interesting look at the progression of information technology.

Makes it obvious why it is so hard to balance our lives today.

John and Linda Ballis

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Changing Education Paradigms

will appeal to those of us that question todays education system and its attempt to standardise the educational learnings of our children instead of encouraging their lateral thinking talents and individual abilities.

This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA’s Benjamin Franklin award.

It will appeal to those of us that question todays education system and its attempt to standardise the educational learnings of our children instead of encouraging their lateral thinking talents and individual abilities.

John and Linda Ballis

For more helpful tips on balancing your life and further articles on building good relationships revisit this blog regularly, http://wheeloflifeblog.com or go to our website http://wheeloflifebook.com and purchase our book “The Wheel of Life’s 8 Keys to Success”

Green School in Indonesia

This is an example of people working together to combine their environmental responsibilities with education in a way that sets an example of the way we need to educate our children in a future where growing food becomes more localised and community driven.

Green School in Bali, Indonesia is giving its students a relevant, holistic and green education in one of the most amazing environments on the planet.

Green School’s Founder, John Hardy was asked to speak at TED about Green School, receiving a standing ovation.

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Knowing Better Now

The Past in Light of the Present

When we look back at the past, knowing what we know now, we often find it difficult to understand how we made the mistakes we made. This is because once we learn new information, it is nearly impossible to reenter the headspace we were in before we learned that information. And so we look back at parents who spanked their kids, for example, and wonder how they could have thought that was a good idea. Similarly, our personal pasts are full of mistakes we can’t believe we made. We did things then that we would never do now, and this is precisely because we have information now that we didn’t have, or weren’t able to access, then. Continue reading “Knowing Better Now”