What exactly is HSDD, and will a little pink pill make it all better?
Go ahead, sing a ditty, and not just in the shower. It’s good for your brain…no matter what your audience thinks. From SpiritScience.com: The Amazing Positive Effects Singing Has On Your Brain
Studies have found that doing something for the sheer pleasure of it, like knitting or playing golf, is good for cognitive ability. The amount of happiness thee hobbies provide is hard to quantify, but there are other benefits as well. From WSJ.com: Does Having a Hobby Increase Your Happiness?
Apparently there is a place in this world for sarcasm…just ask Jon Stewart. You can use it to soften the blow of a negative feeling, and to flirt. It all depends on who is using it and who is receiving it. From WSJ.com: People Love Your Sarcasm, Really
“The sense of doom expressed in one younger reader’s comment about the Social Security system opened an intergenerational conversation about the program’s actuarial predicament.” From the New York Times: My Generation Will Never See One Dollar From Social Security
Like Mom said, knowing how to talk to people will get you ahead. And it will keep you popular in the business world. From The Atlantic: Job Advice: Be Cool
“What you eat may do more than reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease.” Keep that in “MIND.” From Senior Planet: Research: This New Diet Slows the Brain’s Aging
You would think being super successful in one career would keep you there forever, but two advertising powerhouses recently wrote a book about their success and how they embarked on encore careers as well. The secret? Grit! From Forbes.com: How Grit Can Help You Launch an Encore Career
The sixty-four thousand dollar question about how to be happier was asked of some idea gurus. They’re answers might surprise you. From The Atlantic: What Can You Do to Be Happier?