Living Well

When You Dread Going to Work (and What to Do About It)

When You Dread Going to Work (and What to Do About It)

If you’ve ever dreaded going to work in the morning, you’re certainly not alone. It’s a feeling that most people have probably had, at one time or another. Even an excellent job can sometimes be stressful and difficult. So what should you do if you’re currently experiencing that terrible sinking feeling every weekday morning? Author(…)

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What to Do When You Really Need a Vacation but You Don’t Have the Time to Take One

What to Do When You Really Need a Vacation but You Don’t Have the Time to Take One

Work can be tough sometimes. Heavy workloads, tight deadlines, and interpersonal conflict can make you feel stressed out, exhausted, and in serious need of a vacation. But what if a vacation just isn’t possible? What should you do when you need to get away but you can’t? Author Kat Boogaard offers three suggestions: Change the(…)

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Coffee Shop Crime

Coffee Shop Crime

A question that should be asked when deciding what business to put in a vacant lot is, “How will this influence the community?” James Wo, a doctoral student at the University of California, conducted research on the effect that neighborhood institutions have on crime rates in the community. He did his investigation using a large(…)

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Tea Party

Tea Party

Coffee. It’s delicious, has many flavors, and gives us much needed energy for those groggy mornings, but is it the best choice? Coffee can increase stress, cause an addiction that makes it hard to rely on the body’s natural sources of energy, and limit the detoxification of the liver. But what about a new alternative?(…)

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Positive Drinking!

Positive Drinking!

Water. It’s something we all come across in our daily lives, hopefully more than once. But did you know that just like humans, water can be affected positively or negatively by word choice?  Japanese scientist Masaru Emoto conducted experiments throughout the 1990s to show that water would form “beautiful crystals after giving good words, playing good(…)

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Keep Talking, You’re Just My Type

Keep Talking, You’re Just My Type

Sorry, everyone. This is not relationship advice on how to flirt with that one guy you always see at the coffee shop before you leave. Well, maybe it could be. It depends on how you use the information I’m about to tell you. Six billion people have access to phones, and phones help us communicate.(…)

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