Why Is a Digital Thermometer More Accurate?

Thermometer play a vital role in checking the temperature of human body and using digital thermometer has become a common practice around the world, as it is more accurate than normal type. There are different kinds of thermometers used by doctors and each has various characteristics. There are thermometers which are characterized for different agesRead more ⟶

A nasal spray that can stop arguments?

Scientists might be a bit sniffy about this latest research, but a nasal spray containing a hormone can help bring happiness to warring couples living together. A study has shown that breathing in a compound containing oxytocin makes women calmer and friendlier and men more sensitive and positive during arguments. Dubbed the ‘cuddle drug’, oxytocin is naturallyRead more ⟶

Success in Parenting — Avoiding the Happiness and Self-Esteem Traps

The Aspen Ideas Festival (AIF) is designed as a marketplace of “ideas of consequence.” Its purpose, according to Kitty Boone, Director of AIF, is “to bring leaders, problem solvers, deep thinkers and enthused champions to inspire us to imagine the possible for change and progress.” Thus, it is notable that this year, amid subject tracks like Democracy,Read more ⟶

Success Does Not Equal Happiness

Work hard, achieve your goals, become happy — that’s the happiness formula many believe to be universally true. But happiness researcher Shawn Achor says that this success-leads-to-happiness model is fundamentally flawed. In a sit-down with Oprah for “Super Soul Sunday,” Achor explains why. “It’s scientifically broken for two reasons. The first reason is that because success is a moving target, evenRead more ⟶

Sometimes Mother’s Day becomes a painful reminder of what you don’t have.

I’m sitting here on Saturday morning writing this post. It’s Mother’s Day tomorrow and truth be told if I could close my eyes and skip a day – jump ahead to Monday and miss Mother’s Day altogether – I would. Mother’s Day is bittersweet for me. And I think that’s probably the same for thousands ofRead more ⟶

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances. For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. When faced with a decision, meditators showed increased activity inRead more ⟶