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Motivating Teenage Boys

Motivating Teenage Boys

Lee Bare :With final exams wrapping up and summer coming up for my teenagers, I have been watching them struggle with motivation. Motivation affects us all, whether is pursuing

Connections and Conversations

Connections and Conversations

Allison McWilliams :One of the most important self-management practices, which is a hallmark of anyone with well-developed EQ, is that of building an effective network. In today's fast-paced, ever-changing,

Suffering from Depression

Suffering from Depression

Sara Gorman, PhD :A friend recently visited his doctor because of a bad cough that had lasted a few weeks. He didn't otherwise feel sick and worried he

How Poetry can be Healer

Diana Raab :April is National Poetry Month-perhaps a good time to review the positive aspects of reading and writing poems. Poetry is a genre of writing in which succinct,

Helping Kids Affected by Worry

Helping Kids Affected by Worry

Beth Kurland, Ph.D :As a child, and much into my adulthood, I spent countless hours worrying about things that I could not change, things that I had no control

Action against Snakebiting

Action against Snakebiting

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh :As global momentum to tackle snakebite envenoming grows, immediate action across the WHO South-East Asia Region is both possible and necessarySnakebite is a serious cause

Age Gaps In Dating, Love, And Marriage

Age Gaps In Dating, Love, And Marriage

Theresa DiDonato, Ph.D :Are you flirting with someone older than you? Or are you annoyed with people saying you're "robbing the cradle"? How much do age differences matter in

Aftermath of Obstetric Fistula

Aftermath of Obstetric Fistula

Taufique Imran :Among all the morbid condition that can affect a woman in times of labor, having an obstetric fistula is considered the most debilitating and devastating. Because it

For a Healthy Friendship

For a Healthy Friendship

Shainna Ali, Ph.D :We don't learn enough about healthy relationships. Even when we do, the lessons often fall within the realm of romantic or familial bonds. As any other

The Best Way to Give Charity

The Best Way to Give Charity

Art Markman, Ph.D :Charitable giving is a central part of the human experience-and philosophers have long debated about which forms of charity are preferable to others.The 12th-century Jewish sage

Autism Crisis in Bangladesh

Autism Crisis in Bangladesh

Rukhmila Zaman :The subject of autism continues to carry one too many misconceptions in Bangladesh amid perceptions that individuals who are autistic are mad, mentally retarded, physically disabled, mentally

Health Trouble out of Air Travel

Health Trouble out of Air Travel

Matthew Edlund :Up to one fifth of airline passengers become sick with colds or flus.  Are there ways to decrease these infections? Yes.  A new Finnish  study points out

Challenges in Health Sector

Challenges in Health Sector

Dr. Samir Kumar Saha :World Health Day (WHD) is celebrated across the world, including in Bangladesh, on April 7 under the leadership of World Health Organization (WHO). WHD is

The Mysterious Black Hole

The Mysterious Black Hole

Dr. Mahbub Khan :We the citizens of this panet Earth have seen the actual picture of a Black Hole last month on April 10, 2019. The whole world came

How others see you right now?

Katherine Bourque :When describing themselves, people tend to talk about their personality traits in general-normally being polite or almost always being punctual. But a thoroughly self-aware person would also know

Integrity matters if you want to create positive change Zoe Weil

Integrity matters if you want to create positive change Zoe Weil

Mahatma Gandhi was once asked by a reporter, "What is your message to the world?"Gandhi responded by jotting down on a piece of paper: "My life is my message."When I

High insulin costs come under fire

Health Desk :For many Americans, the cost of lifesaving insulin is simply too high, leading as many as one in four to ration the drug, experts testifying before the House

Diabetes during pregnancy increase depression risk

Life Desk :Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) may increase the risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms and type 2 diabetes later in life, reports a new study. The findings of

ESDO working for developing health, sanitation of slum dwellers

ESDO working for developing health, sanitation of slum dwellers

Life Desk  :Eco-Social Development Organisation (ESDO) is working for development of the health and sanitation of the slum dwellers in the city. ESDO believes that health and development are

Is carbonated water bad for your health?

Life Desk :Are you someone who prefers to have sparkling water on a daily basis rather than natural water? Well, there's some bad news for you. Carbonated drinks are

How to be a happier parent

How to be a happier parent

Lydia Denworth  :Now that the kids have gone back to school, what do mornings look like in your house? Was everyone organized and on the ball on day one-clothes

Evolution of the primate brain

Samantha Jones, PhD :What events led to differences between humans and other primates? What changes throughout evolution underlie such a dramatic shift in how we socialize and process information?Although

A word to the wise

A word to the wise

Lawrence R. Samuel, PhD :People who feel they are making strides up their personal evolution ladder are often not just healthy and happy but wise, or at least in

Texting can enhance romance in relationship

Texting can enhance romance in relationship

Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D :"As soon as their eyes locked from across the crowded room, it was love at first sight." How old fashioned, right? Who meets in person

Maintaining active brain and body even with cancer

Maintaining active brain and body even with cancer

Arthur P. Shimamura, PhD :In 2015, I retired after an enjoyable and rewarding career as a member of the faculty in the Department of Psychology at UC Berkeley. My goal

Becoming more introverted with age

Becoming more introverted with age

Jenn Granneman :People tell me all the time: "I've gotten more introverted as I've gotten older." On many levels, the same is true for me. In high school and

Stay happy around negative people

Stay happy around negative people

Kristen Fuller :Some people are naturally negative; they complain, bicker, compare themselves to others, start drama, and simply just see the glass half empty. There will always be roadblocks

Tricks for high self-confidence

Tricks for high self-confidence

Alice Boyes, PhD :I had one of those days today when it felt like life was delivering one kick in the teeth after another. We all have those days.

Look younger with 30 minutes facial exercise

Look younger with 30 minutes facial exercise

Life Desk :Do you feel old and wrinkled? Just 30 minutes of facial exercises which includes puckering and squeezing the cheeks daily can make you look three years younger,

People suffering from urinary complications on increase

People suffering from urinary complications on increase

Health Desk :At least 3 crores of people in the country are suffering from any forms of urinary complications. Of them 40 percent of above 5o people are affected