Monthly Archives: March 2016

Why Kids Learn Better When They Laugh

[ad_1] You have two choices. You could berate the kid for procrastinating and tell him if he doesn’t eat the spinach he is going to bed early with no snack. Or you could explain the necessary benefits spinach offers by way of fiber, vitamin B-6, magnesium and phosphorous. Good luck with that. Actually, there is… Read More »

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity

[ad_1] Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable–such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast–complaining isn’t good for you. Your brain loves efficiency and doesn’t like to work any harder than… Read More »

How to Create a Life-Changing Vision for 2017

[ad_1] ‘Tis the season when self-reflection becomes mainstream for a week or two. And as it does social media will be buzzing with public professions of resolutions and “year in reviews” while news feeds fill up with ten-step plans for happiness in 2017. And we’ll all collectively compare where we are with where others seem… Read More »

The Mouthwash Listerine May Help Treat Gonorrhea

[ad_1] Listerine was first invented in the late 19th century, and as early at 1879, manufacturers claimed the disinfectant was effective at both cleaning floors and curing gonorrhea. Now, 137 years later, scientists have published the first ever randomized controlled trial testing Listerine’s gonorrhea claim in the medical journal Sexually Transmitted Infections. The verdict: the… Read More »

Viola Davis Gave A Great Speech About Trump and America, Too

[ad_1] When people think back on the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards, they’ll likely remember Meryl Streep. While onstage to accept the Cecil B. DeMille Award on Sunday night, the actress delivered a stirring speech in which she criticized President-elect Donald Trump for mocking a disabled reporter last year when he was still running for president.  But… Read More »