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Danger of relying on intuition

Robert Smither :Earlier this year Business Week profiled Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, a company with annual revenues of $13 billion.  Benioff, who describes himself as being "quite spiritual,"

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Prof Dr Hamida Begum :A toddler by the age of 10-14 years when gradually becomes an adolescent (teen age) -then various changes occur in her body (physical) and mind

It's Not Easy Being Green

It's Not Easy Being Green

Allison Kelly :We are bombarded with so many terrible things facing our world that if you're anything like me, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. The planet is warming at

Mass Shootings, Guns and Suicide

Mass Shootings, Guns and Suicide

Brendan Kelly :Last August, at least 31 people died in the US following mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas. In response, President Donald Trump announced that

The Positives of Dyslexia

The Positives of Dyslexia

Robert Chapman :Dyslexia is typically framed through a medical-deficit model. Take the following definition: "Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurobiological in origin. It is characterized by

Skills for future success in business

Marcia Reynolds :Technology has changed how we communicate and will continue modifying what we call effective communication. Many of our connections will be virtual; the use of video platforms

Age-Gap Romance: Recipe for Stigma or Success?

Age-Gap Romance: Recipe for Stigma or Success?

Wendy L. Patrick :We have all seen them, or met them: couples that are obviously from two different generations. When we are introduced, the visual mismatch may leave us

Curing Cancer, Curing CancerPhobia

Curing Cancer, Curing CancerPhobia

David Ropeik :September is cancer awareness month for advocates promoting concern about leukemia and lymphoma, childhood, gynecological, ovarian, prostate and thyroid cancers. Those honourable advocates are driving home the

Working for a cause

Working for a cause

Katharine Brooks :From all the headlines these days, it seems like everyone has a cause-a significant area of passion, interest, or concern. And whether your concerns center on children,

Shield the heart before it attacks you

Shield the heart before it attacks you

Prof. Dr. Gobinda Chnadra Das :This year, the World Heart Day ihas been observed on Sept 29 in Bangladesh along with other parts of the world. The World Heart

Policy accountability on women, adolescent health

Policy accountability on women, adolescent health

Life Desk :Bangladesh has strong commitments on population and health goals and has made important progress in many fronts. Nevertheless, critical challenges loom including slowing in the decline of

Experiencing in a mountain setting

Experiencing in a mountain setting

Ned Morgan :Melanie Rudd grew up within sight of Mount Rainier in Washington State. Now an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Houston, she specializes in studies

The teenage brain : Risky or ready to learn?

The teenage brain : Risky or ready to learn?

Erin Walsh and David Walsh :This was not an infrequent refrain when I was a teenager. I am sure that some of my behavior (So. Much. Crying.) wasn't easy

Stress, Insomnia: Pestilential to family and society

Stress, Insomnia: Pestilential to family and society

Dr. Syed Nesar Ahmad Rumy :Stress and Insomnia are two special situations of human being. These situations are sometimes so acute that those are reflected in human behavior. Person

Experiencing in a mountain setting

Experiencing in a mountain setting

Ned Morgan :Melanie Rudd grew up within sight of Mount Rainier in Washington State. Now an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Houston, she specializes in studies of

Challenges of childhood

Challenges of childhood

Maureen Healy :"The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials." -Chinese ProverbBeing small and new to the world has its challenges. Said differently, there are some

Social media and the rising trend of cosmetic surgery

Social media and the rising trend of cosmetic surgery

Michael Reilly :Social media provides users the opportunity to present the best versions of themselves to the public. Unfortunately, this has led many users to base their self-worth as

Play is so important for children

Play is so important for children

Dr. Daniel Marston :Over the years of working with children I have seen many circumstances supporting the importance of play for appropriate development. This is also something supported quite

Plants enhance mental, emotional health

Plants enhance mental, emotional health

Susan McQuillan :What do trees, shrubs, grasses, green plants, parks, beaches, open fields, and flowering gardens have to do with your mental health? Just about everything, according to an

Achieving happiness: Advice from Bertrand Russell

Achieving happiness: Advice from Bertrand Russell

Michael W. Austin :Bertrand Russell remains one of the most influential philosophers of the past century. His work in logic, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of religion, and moral philosophy

Lonely no more

Lonely no more

Jeremy Nobel :Broward County has Florida's fastest-growing population of seniors over age 85. But even this paradise for retirees struggles to address the loneliness and isolation experienced by many

For a longer lasting relationship

For a longer lasting relationship

Susan Krauss Whitbourne :It's safe to say that everyone who enters into a relationship hopes that it will last. Although some people enjoy being able to explore options with

Women Leaders

Jean Lau Chin :Why aren't there more women leaders in the world today? My last blog on: What does leadership mean today? is now expanded with a focus on women

Impact of Smartphones on Teenager's Mental Health

Dr. Escalante :How many times have you heard that screen time is bad for adolescent mental health? As a pediatrician, I've told many families that small amounts of screen time

Roots of Violence

Kimberly Key :Let's talk about death. It's not a popular topic, yet it is one that every single living creature has in common with each other. We are all going

Female Leprosy Victims

Female Leprosy Victims

Life Desk :Rahima Khatun (not real name), resident of a village in Sirajganj district, was diagnosed with leprosy when she was just eight-year-old. She was cured of the disease

Coping with Stress

Coping with Stress

Alice Boyes :This post is about the stress of coping with situations that involve uncertain outcomes, which could be anything from dating to medical treatments to sitting a test.

Dreams and Spiritual Reality

Dreams and Spiritual Reality

Seth J. Gillihan :Have you ever had an especially meaningful dream? Maybe you dreamed you talked with a deceased loved one, or you received some premonition while you slept.

Impulse Hospital brings relief to expecting mothers

Life Desk :Over 80 percent of the deliveries in private hospitals in Bangladesh are caesarean, but half of them is unnecessary what health researchers criticize unethically motivated for grabbing

Digital Identity Problem

Digital Identity Problem

Gregg Henriques :As this open letter to humanity summarizes, over the last six months or so, I have been down a bit of a "rabbit hole" and have been