All Things Boundary Waters

Embrace JOMO and Leave FOMO Behind

Do you have the latest disease known as FOMO?

What is FOMO

FOMO, or the Fear Of Missing Out, is a new thing that has appeared in conjunction with the rise of 24/7 connectivity.  FOMO is a feeling of anxiety or insecurity over the possibility of missing out on something, perhaps an event or an...
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Scouting, Character-Building and Little Old Ladies

Does Scouting really build character in young men?  Two researchers from Montclair State University in New Jersey are trying to find out.  The researchers are studying how adult leaders, or Scouters, build character in Scouts.  Their initial research suggests that Scouting does offer a “distinctive character initiative that is deeply rooted in its culture”.  Now...
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