New Year’s resolutions have a bit of a negative reputation, and it’s easy to understand why that is. We’ve heard plenty of tales about how someone failed to reach their goal, and for some, the new year just seems like an excuse to avoid holding yourself accountable for your actions, treating the revolution over the sun like a clean slate. Read More »
Before thinking about how to be more creative, let me begin point out some real barriers that some people seem to have when wanting to enhance creativity, have a think if any of these things are applicable to you and your life; Read More »
School is very important, but it’s not the only setting where your children can learn. Read our suggestions for firing up your children’s minds to learn beyond the school walls. Gone are the days when we educate children merely for survival. Today, our efforts should be focused on helping children reach their full potential, which we all know would massively benefit them, their families, and the communities they belong to. Read More »
Including grapes in your diet may have a positive impact on your mental health as researchers have found that certain grape-derived compounds might be developed as therapeutic agents for the treatment of depression.
The results, published online in the journal Nature Communications, indicate that these natural compounds may reduce depression by targeting newly discovered underlying mechanisms of the disease. “The discovery of these new, natural grape-derived polyphenol compounds targeting cellular and molecular pathways associated with inflammation may provide an effective way to treat a subset of people with depression and anxiety, a condition that affects so many people,” said lead researcher Giulio Maria Pasinetti, Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. Here’s more on health benefits of grapes. Read More »
What is the point of a beard, evolutionarily speaking? Children, women and some of the men manage just fine without one but take a walk down some streets these days and you’ll be confronted with all sizes and shapes of groomed and less groomed facial hairs. When we see men paying attention to their appearance, it’s easy to assume that they’re just angling for partners. But our research on beards shows that beards probably evolved at least partly to help men boost their standing among other men. Read More »
Easter is the time of the Christian year when Christians remember the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. They believe that Jesus, who they believe was the son of God, died for everyone’s wrong-doings and then came back to life three days later to defeat death and evil: so if you believe in Him you will live forever in Heaven. Read More »
The minute you find out you are pregnant you know things are going to be changing, from your waist size to those little stretch marks that pop up. Stretch marks are exactly that, red or purple marks left on your skin because it has stretched. The most common areas for it to appear is the buttocks, thighs, stomach, breasts and even arms. Nithy percent of all pregnant women will get them, whether they get a lot or a few depends on the body and how they are preventing them. Read More »
Life isn’t the sweetest candy, sometimes, when I feel like the world is just too heavy, I look around and find people who continued to live fascinating and wonderful lives. And then thoughts come popping into my mind like bubbles from nowhere – “How did their life become so adorably sweet? How come they still can manage to laugh and play around despite a busy stressful life?” Then I pause and observed for awhile… I figured out that maybe, they start to work on a place called ‘self’.
So, how does one become genuinely happy? Read More »