From board games to video games to other creative pursuits like crafting and using new apps on the computer, people are putting in more effort than ever before to making sure that their brain stays young even as they grow older. Even if you don’t own a computer, there are tons of way to make sure that you stay mentally active. Here’s a list of a few activities you can engage in to help train your brain.
Medical technology has advanced to such a degree that we can replace limbs, transfuse blood, and repair damage that previously would have been fatal. Science fiction, often the forerunner of human ingenuity, has predicted many of these improvements. Here are a few pieces of medical technology that previously seemed like science fiction.
The last thing you want when you go to the doctor’s office is for your physician to say, “I’m sorry, but we just don’t know what’s wrong with you.” Unfortunately, this happens more than health professionals like to admit.
People who have anxiety often suffer in silence much longer than they have to, and are afraid to seek help for something that they think they should just be able to talk themselves out of.
This Valentine’s Day, don’t fall into the trap of just picking up the nearest and cheapest bouquet of flowers for your sweetheart. Flowers die quickly, and then your partner is left with a vase full of mouldy stems and leaves that they have to get rid of. There are so many better ideas out there for Valentine’s Day presents!
For every successful person in business, there are a whole host of others lurking in the shadows who just never hit on the right formula for success. However, a good business person will learn quickly that it isn’t just about having one good idea. You must push yourself through failure after failure in order to succeed. Life will never just hand you something for free — you have to work for it.
Every day on the news, we watch as the stock market rises and falls based on the actions of a few select people. These people run enormous tech companies, television networks, and investment organizations. We see them in the news more and more as the media has become obsessed with the person behind the product – computers now aren’t about the technology, they’re about the lifestyle, and who better to promote it than the man or woman who made it all possible. The thing is, there is a lot about these great people that we don’t realize.
Real confidence is measured in face-to-face interactions, not mediated through a computer screen. If you’ve ever wondered what makes someone truly confident, look no further. Here are a few tips for recognizing someone with true confidence when you see them.
Most people grow up being trained to learn, and grow with time. Any good school should instill a love of learning in a child, and should help them develop tools to continue their learning long after they leave formal education. However, many kids grow up not believing they’re truly intelligent, and some of these troubled kids grow into adults with ‘impostor syndrome’.
If you use Instagram, you’ve probably stumbled across the feed of some D-list celebrity trying to use endorsements to pay their bills, who clumsily incorporate ridiculous products like herbal supplements and waist trainers into their heavily Photoshopped photos.
Trying to eat a well-balanced diet and exercising regularly are the two best ways to ensure that your body is functionally optimally, inside and out. Unfortunately, most Americans during some point in their life will find themselves deficient in certain nutrients, which their diet just doesn’t provide.
Nowadays, about half of Americans seek treatment from a therapist to help them with a variety of issues in their lives. Anyone who tells you that you don’t need a therapist, or that you should just work it out on your own, is wrong. Maybe you’ve had a traumatic break up, or are struggling with mental health issues — a therapist can help with both of those things.
There’s nothing that will ruin a beautiful crisp, cool day faster than the tickle at the back of your throat that heralds the oncoming of a common cold. A cold can knock you on your back and make you feel like you’re a relentlessly dripping nasal faucet.
Nowadays, you would be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t crave sweets every now and again. The average person consumes about 53 pounds of sugar per year, and if that seems excessive, imagine how high that number is if you actually have a sweet tooth!
There are plenty of ways to spot a manipulator and stop them in their tracks. Sometimes it takes completely pulling yourself out of the situation to see it clearly, but other times, they leave insidious little clues that you can spot with just a little sleuthing.