The Decline and Fall of the English Major

An interesting opinion piece which talks about the direction humanities are headed in the near future. It comes as no surprise that during tough economic times people tend to choose majors that are more likely to land them a job. However this choice often costs students the opportunity to explore a potential passion or even gain and learn from the great minds of the past. 

Something else which occurred to me while reading this piece has to do with the nature of college classes these days whether they are humanities or not. For a place of higher education which is meant to groom and cultivate the minds of students, college classes now have become more of a means to an end.

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-Monisha

 

The amount of free time you need to be happy

So what do you like to do in your free time? Read a book, watch a movie, exercise, drink with your friends, spend quality me time, sleep, etc? Well if you’re like the average working individual you often find that you don’t have enough time to squeeze all of this into your life along with a regular work day. So how much time is enough to have the perfect work-life balance? Well according to this article its a little north of 7 hours. Have a look at the schedule they provide in this article and see how your average day matches up.

>> The Official Amount Of Free Time You Need To Be Happy <<

-Monisha