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To Our New President: Advice From 5-year Olds Perhaps the president—and us all—could learn almost everything we need from kindergartners.
Opioid Addiction Is Predictable and Potentially Avoidable Doctors now have solid, new information to help their patients avoid opioid abuse.
How the Federal Government’s Opposition to Medical Marijuana Research... Last week the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a report surveying over 10,000 scientific studies to determine conclusively how marijuana interacts with the body. The review was … ...
7 Red Flags to Watch Out for in a New Relationship You’re dating someone new and everything seems to be going pretty well. That is until you see something a little off in their behavior. When you’re first getting to know someone, you don’t want to analyze and judge every single thing they do or way … ...
How to Communicate Your Feelings Getting in touch with your feelings helps you to understand yourself. And sharing your feelings helps others to understand you better. Being understood and accepted are universal human needs. So, … ...
A sticky situation In Ontario, Canada, we get license plates to put on our vehicles. The plate represents the relationship between the vehicle and its owner. A new vehicle or a new owner … ...
Goals & Why I’m Giving Them Up Starting January 1 of this year, I decided to set my intention towards sufficiency. Specifically, I want to find my “enough” set point – that precise point (as “The Soul … ...
Emotional security system A security system that analyses a user's brainwaves could determine whether the user is in a fit mental state to be granted access to resources, suggests new research.
Today I Love Toast And Jam Today I love toast and jam and the way that it reminds me of being sick at home in bed and my mother bringing me breakfast when I couldn’t go … ...
30 Minutes of Daily Activity May Help Slow Chromosomal Aging A first-of-its-kind study reports that 30 minutes of daily physical activity may offset the chromosomal impact of too much sitting, which is associated with accelerated aging.
Why Marriages Fail After 25 Years It’s shocking. After 25 years of marriage, a couple decides to get a divorce. From the outside looking in, things could not be any stranger. The pressures of establishing a career have subsided, the kids have grown-up (and hopefully moved out), and a desired lifestyle … ...
Best of Our Blogs: January 20, 2017 I heard health coach and author Amy Kurtz say something that changed my worldview of healing and health. On Insights at the Edge, she said, “Healing is a journey, not a destination.” Although she was talking about chronic illness, I think anyone struggling with their health can appreciate … ...
The Cycle of Nightmare Parenting It happened over two years ago in Waukegan, Illinois. A woman named Nicholette Lawrence beat her 11-year-old daughter, Raashanai. to death. In her court proceedings, Judge James Booras called the … ...
ISFJ Personality Type [Protector, Supporter, Conservator, Helper] People who belong to ISFJ personality type are typically loyal and dependable people who do what needs to be done while being considerate towards others.
Try These 20 Tips When You’re Creatively Stuck Since we’re not robots who can produce on demand, we’re bound to get stuck in our creative process. We’re bound to have zero ideas, to feel disconnected and distracted. We’re … ...
Marriage Can Heal Old Wounds from the Family Linda: Sometimes, the greatest lessons that we learn in our family of origin have more to do with what we don’t want than what we do. Judith grew up in … ...
Mending the Rend As I am writing this article, we are on the eve of the inauguration of a man whose election has caused the greatest rift and highest levels of angst in … ...
Heart rate variability predicts post-deployment PTSD symptoms, study finds Heart rate variability appears to be a physiological predictor of PTSD symptoms in veterans, according to research published in the journal Biological Psychology. The study measured hundreds of Army National Guard soldiers’ heart rate variability — meaning the variation in the time interval between heartbeats — before they were scheduled to deploy to Iraq in [...]
Eye-tracking study examines audience gaze while watching a musical performance High-pitched voices affect where audiences direct their visual attention during an ensemble performance, according to research published in the journal Consciousness and Cognition. The eye-tracking study investigated audiences’ gazes as they watched a video of a singing duo performance. The study found that regardless of whether it was the left or right singer, the one [...]
Why women regret saying yes to casual sex much more often than men do Have you ever ended up in bed with someone without it turning into anything more? You’re far from alone. The numbers vary a lot with sources and countries, but a rather safe bet is that around half of people in Western Europe and the USA will have at least one one-night stand. In some countries [...]