Lifestyle Archive
  • »Living Well: 8 Ways to Sleep Better When It’s Blistering Hot Outside

    Mon 2 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    Jenni June raised four kids as a single mom, in homes in Oregon and Southern California where she wasn’t able to have air conditioning. She says it was hard to see her kids struggle to sleep in the summer heat.
    As a result, she developed some...
  • »Living Well: Why An Organic Diet Is A Healthy Investment, According to Nutritionists

    Sun 1 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    Most parents are aware that organic foods contribute to a healthy and wholesome diet for their growing children, but making the switch comes with some questions. Will going organic be significantly more expensive? What are the best items on the...
  • »Why You Feel So Stressed Out After A Vacation

    Sat 30 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    You’ve just returned home from vacation — sun-kissed and blissed out — but the moment you open your inbox or spot the pile of mail that accumulated in your absence, you’re hit with a crippling sense of anxiety.
    If this...
  • »Healthy Living: 9 Things Psychologists Do When They Have Anxiety

    Fri 29 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    Everyone gets a little anxious now and then, whether it’s over a work deadline, a new relationship, or a dwindling bank account. Even psychologists.
    And just like in regular folks, that anxiety can get out of control and become a bigger...
  • »Healthy Living: Your Mood Might Be Connected To Your Ability To Resist The Flu

    Wed 27 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    If you want to have the best fighting chance at the flu, it might help to get your shot when you’re feeling especially jolly.
    A new study published in the journal Brain, Behaviour, and Immunity shows that flu immunizations are more likely to...
  • »Babies Can Learn Perseverance by Watching Their Parents Struggle

    Mon 25 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    Have you ever struggled to open a stubborn package? If so, that may be a good thing…if your baby is watching.
    A new study finds that babies as young as 13 months old can learn perseverance by watching you muddle through failure and...
  • »The Truth About Midnight Snacking

    Mon 18 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    We’ve all heard the warnings: indulging in a late-night snack is a one-way ticket to weight gain, insomnia and poor eating habits. But if your stomach is grumbling as the clock chimes midnight, eventually you’re going to go with your...
  • »That Pre-Meeting ‘Power Pose’ Isn’t Doing What You Think It’s Doing

    Sat 16 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    It turns out the only beneficial result of a “power pose” is nice posture.
    Previous research on the stance ― where you stand tall with your legs spread and hands on your hips ― found that it can boost confidence in a stressful moment,...
  • »An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio

    Wed 13 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    Plants are like a factory, powered by sunlight to manufacture food using carbon dioxide and water. Now, scientists have found a way to use a tobacco-like plant to create particles for a new polio vaccine.
    In a study published in the journal Nature...
  • »Andrea Bocelli: Music is My Daily Bread

    Mon 11 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    Israa Radaydeh
    AMMAN — Losing his sight at the age of 12 hasn't been a hindrance to success or adventure for Andrea Bocelli. Refusing to be defined by blindness, the passionate Tuscan opera singer sees all the beauty and suffering in the...
  • »Why People Think the Germans Are So Efficient

    Sat 9 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    By Giulia Pines (BBC)
    In summer 2011, I was working at a small Berlin travel agency and facing a conundrum: my clients literally held tickets to nowhere. Their planes would be taking off shortly, but their destination – Berlin-Brandenburg...
  • »How to Avoid Writing Irritating Emails

    Fri 8 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    By Alina Dizik (BBC)
    A couple of weeks ago, Danielle René caused a stir when she tweeted her preferred method of subtly putting someone down in the workplace by email: using the simple phrase "per my last email." Alongside her favourite...
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