If you need a pick me up, head to the nearest park. Researchers at the University of Alabama-Birmingham found that spending 20 minutes in a park or similar green space is enough to significantly boost a person’s mood. To test how important parks were when it came to improving people’s moods, the researchers recruited local…

Everyone has had a week where it seemed like the world was against them. Everything seemed to have to be done at the same time, and you are grateful you found time to take a shower. That should not, however, be the norm. Even so, there are too many people who are trapped being endlessly…

These days it seems that tragedy and horror have replaced sex when it comes to what sells. News stories are overwhelmingly filled with tales of school shootings, natural disasters, human catastrophes and disillusioning scandal. It is enough to turn anyone into a cynic. All that bad news, however, may be doing more damage than causing…

Eight years ago, Oprah Winfrey hosted a contest that was meant to find the next talk show host. Krista Rizzo entered the contest. If she won, she planned to call her show “Why Am I Yelling?” When she entered the contest, she decided to create a blog that would cover similar topics to the potential…

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