Sweat So You Don’t Forget: Exercise Breaks Improve Learning

New research from a team of scientists at McMaster University suggests that brief exercise breaks during lectures can help university students focus their attention, retain information and improve overall learning. While the benefits of exercise are well-known for school-aged children, … Read More

The Experts Are Just Like Us

There’s no such thing as a “perfect” marriage or a “perfect” partner. Even Drs. John and Julie Gottman, widely considered the world’s foremost experts on marriage, have to work on their relationship just like the rest of us. Dr. Julie Gottman recently told a story about … Read More

The Art of Good Communication: Texting Etiquette

Miscommunication happens often enough face to face. But it happens far more frequently over text messages. Alice was texting back and forth with her boyfriend when suddenly he went silent after a simple question. In the middle of a meeting, … Read More

16 Ways To Free Yourself From Overthinking

The Greek philosopher Socrates once proclaimed that the unexamined life is not worth living, implying that it is only through self-examination that we can create a meaningful existence. While it’s vital to have a sense of our strengths and weaknesses, … Read More

9 Self-Care Tips to Put Your Life Back in Balance

Are you feeling run-down? Are you continually putting the needs of others before your own? Do you feel like your life is out of balance?   If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, consider investing in self-care. Self-care … Read More

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22 Unexpected Things That Relax People Who Live With Anxiety

When struggling with a mental illness like anxiety, sometimes traditional methods of relaxation simply don’t work in the way we want them to. You may be familiar with the times I’m talking about. You know, those times when exercise and … Read More

8 Sleep Experts on What to Do When You Can’t Turn Off Your Thoughts at Night

  Some nights, it’s like you can’t get your brain to shut up long enough for you to fall asleep. You’re mentally reviewing the day you just completed while also previewing the day ahead; sometimes, your mind may even reach way back … Read More

Christmas Parties by Type!

You will likely be attending a number of dinner parties over the holiday season, but you might also find yourself hosting one. In order for everyone to enjoy themselves, you need to consider what each preference prefers at a party.  

Top 6 tips on what it takes to raise good kids

We have found this great article on 6 top tips to raise ‘good kids’. Check it out here!!

What is Stress?

We all know what it’s like to feel stressed, but it’s not easy to pin down exactly what stress means. When we say things like “this is stressful” or “I’m stressed”, we might be talking about: Situations or events that … Read More