Month: March 2017

Got Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

“Text neck” can be a pain in your neck, but it isn’t the only tech-related ache you should be aware of. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an ailment that’s spreading across offices one keyboard at a time. The carpal tunnel is “a narrow passageway located at the base of the hand.” It protects our tendons and…
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The Gift of Anger

We live in a world where anger is viewed as a negative emotion that should be avoided because anger can damage others and ourselves. Anger is an emotion in our culture that is to be “managed,” thus the growth of anger management classes. We tend to think of anger as destructive, negative emotion, but research…
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National Agriculture Day

If you enjoy eating fresh food, thank a farmer today. It’s National Agriculture Day! Living on a farm is work from before sunrise to past sunset. And it’s all a risk with the unpredictable weather and crop yields. When you eat your food today, please make sure you thank a farmer with your heart.

7 Female Game Changers

For centuries it was considered unladylike for women to participate in athletics. Fortunately, women have broken through sexist and racist barriers to make athletics more inclusive for everyone. The number of American women who have changed sports is vast. In honor of Women’s History Month, we hope you take some time to read more about…
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Money Facts You Gotta Know

The roots of America’s currency date back to 1690, and over the centuries there have been many changes—new designs, new materials, and new values. Our currency has evolved as we have and there are plenty of historical tidbits that have been forgotten over time. Here are just a few fascinating money facts Paper currency beginnings…
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Apps for Conquering Public Speaking

Do you have glossophobia, the fear of public speaking? You aren’t alone. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 74 percent of adults suffer from anxiety of public speaking. If you are looking for a solution to this problem there are smartphone and tablet apps that can help you overcome your fears. Listed below…
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6 Female App Developers

Every day men and women use apps to make their lives a little easier. Unfortunately, while the consumer base is diverse the development field is often not. According to one particular study, only six percent of app developers are women. Diversity in the app building world helps foster new ideas that can benefit both the…
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Mindful Travel: Little Known Destinations

Do you feel like packing your bags and traveling to a faraway unknown place? A few locations are creating a buzz  due to pop culture and special events. Here are a few little known destinations ideas. Before you buy a ticket for your getaway here are some little known destinations: Amsterdam, the Netherlands In 2013,…
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The Pitfalls of BSL

“They’re not dangerous if you raise them right, and neither are the dogs.” It’s a phrase that has created some very cute pictures, a small collection of which are displayed in the image gallery on this page that we invite you to share. If you’re wondering what exactly it means, it is a polite and…
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Stress and High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is one of the growing causes of death in America. Fortunately, reducing your stress can help ensure that you live a long and healthy life. Over 1.5 billion people in the world today are suffering from hypertension and over nine million people die due to hypertension complications like heart…
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