By Tonny Wandella Devious jitters jostle through a quite jungle,Marching through; and the lucid moment is half gone.Now deep in chaos a valued breath turns to a mortal dream.Hurry, come and identify the ache; its form is ever changing.And once at a bruised end, there is an afternoon full of eerie stillness. A cleaved andContinue reading CHAOS AND REPOSE

Building resilience: 8 books to help kids face challenges

By The Understood Team Want to help kids build resilience? This trait helps kids learn from setbacks and move forward. One way you can teach resilience is by using books. When kids read or hear stories of how others face challenges, they learn from seeing resilience in action. To help you get started, we asked our UnderstoodContinue reading “Building resilience: 8 books to help kids face challenges”


By Tonny Wandella Nails and thoughts want to fix you.Birds and bees weep for your lost splendor.Yours measly glory falls like withering leaves,And it is the dust on my head that makes mePray for a storm.Neither water nor my sweat can replenish you.Your thorns are prominent: in time am pricked.My puckered brow is a mangledContinue reading WEATHERING GARLAND

16 Easy Ways to Improve Your Writing Skills

By Dan Shewan Nothing strikes fear into the heart of a marketer quite like being asked to write a blog post. Some marketers would rather wrestle with pivot tables (or grizzly bears) for days on end than write a blog post – but why? With content marketing shaping up as one of the most important marketing skills toContinue reading “16 Easy Ways to Improve Your Writing Skills”


By Tonny Wandella How long should a stoic soul wait?Ere it is cuddledWhile it lingers here slovenly: it is my phantomTrotting through every premeditated embraceWalls seem like flapping veils in the windIt can’t be tamed: not with its atrocious restlessness Behold, behind there is a dust, grim and fullAhead smoke, casting shadows over nightsIn thisContinue reading A FLESH-LESS SOUL

7 Simple Strategies To Improve Reading Comprehension

By Indeed Editorial Team Comprehension is an important aspect of reading. When you read, strive to understand and extract meaning for better overall awareness of what you are reading. By learning and implementing reading strategies and changing how you read, you can improve your reading comprehension abilities and make reading easier and more enjoyable. InContinue reading “7 Simple Strategies To Improve Reading Comprehension”

How to Read Faster: 11 Ways to Increase Your Reading Speed

By Leon Ho Do you have a lot of paperwork to get through with a deadline that continues to stalk you around every corner? Do you have a lot of reading to do? Do you simply just want to read at a faster rate, whether it be for your own personal reasons, or for work?Continue reading “How to Read Faster: 11 Ways to Increase Your Reading Speed”


By Tonny Wandella Life and it’s constant vicissitudes are hailed.Aboard, we journey all in privation and mindless hassles,Seeking but only one taste; a quick nibble of euphoria,In whichever flavor it is offered, euphoria it is. Euphoria it is then, a therapeutic bathIt serenades you with reposeAnd stroke your body and soul with subtle volts.It isContinue reading EUPHORIA IT IS

Toxic Positivity: Keeping It Real in a World Obsessed with Positive Thinking

By Whitney Goodman Goodman, the “radically honest therapist” behind the Instagram account “sitwithwhit” makes her debut with a sharp takedown of “toxic positivity,” which she considers dismissive regardless of its often better intentions. Goodman doesn’t mince words as she runs through the basics—what toxic positivity is, why it’s harmful, how to combat it—opining that “talkContinue reading “Toxic Positivity: Keeping It Real in a World Obsessed with Positive Thinking”