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Do your friends expect too much?

Do your friends expect too much?

Suzanne Degges-White, Ph.D :It's pretty normal that we let a friend know that we're in need of advice or need to share about something significant in their lives .

Working Fathers Need to Exercise

Russell Clayton, Ph.D :As a working father, like many of you, I pride myself on being available and spending time with my children when I'm not at work. And why

Diabetes Complications and control measures

Md Billal Hossen :Diabetes is one of the most prevalent and serious non-communicable diseases all over the world. It is the leading cause of death, disability, and economic loss, and

Can we all get along?

Anatasia Kim :On March 3, 1991, Rodney G. King was horribly beaten by the LAPD. Viewed all over the world, the infamous footage became a visceral symbol of police brutality

Power of smells

Roni Beth Tower :I boarded the express train, settled into the window position of the three-seater on the side of the car that follows the Hudson River, and prepared to

The making of a scientist

The making of a scientist

Marty Nemko :You probably wouldn't have bet on Lauren Reynolds winning a prestigious young-scientist award.Her father was a mechanic, her mother a stay-at-home-mom, and later, a school-cafeteria worker. Lauren

What Matters for Women at Work?

What Matters for Women at Work?

Audrey Nelson, Ph.D :Organizations cannot ask employees to check their emotions and basic human needs at the door. For women and men, work needs to be a place for

How should we react to a betrayal?

How should we react to a betrayal?

Sheila Kohler :I have recently been reading two books about betrayal: Elena Ferrante's "Days of Abandonment" and Domenico Starnone's "Ties." Interestingly these are stories of betrayal by a husband

Failure Is a Power Tool Make your way to success

Failure Is a Power Tool Make your way to success

Amy Alkon :In the summer of 2018, I trained to become a mediator. A mediator is basically a trail guide out of conflict, helping quarreling people hear and understand

Celebrating New Year Day

Celebrating New Year Day

Ramisa Maliha Bhuiyan :The New Year is a celebration that is carried out on a grand scale every year. The New Years' holiday is often marked by fireworks, parades,

Guide to Understanding Motivation

Guide to Understanding Motivation

Jannatun Noor Chowdhury :Many of us already know that motivation is the driving force which makes people to do things they believe will help them satisfy their needs and

Equality in marriage and divorce in Bangladesh

Equality in marriage and divorce in Bangladesh

Sadia Afrin Kona :According to Muslim law, all men have a supreme right to divorce at will. Under Talaaq-e-Tafwid, the husband can delegate the right to divorce the wife

Love your kid, love your parents first

Harriet Lerner, PhD :When a child enters the picture, every family relationship is called upon to change.Kids raise the stakes for how you treat your kin, especially parents and

Managing child's screen time

Managing child's screen time

Emanuel Maidenberg, PhD  :A common challenge of parents is limiting screen time.  Screens have become a primary source of not only entertainment, but also learning and communication.  In fact,

Love your kid, love your parents first

Love your kid, love your parents first

Harriet Lerner, PhD :When a child enters the picture, every family relationship is called upon to change.Kids raise the stakes for how you treat your kin, especially parents and

Managing child's screen time

Managing child's screen time

Emanuel Maidenberg, PhD :A common challenge of parents is limiting screen time.  Screens have become a primary source of not only entertainment, but also learning and communication.  In fact,

Gender Differences vs Gender Stereotypes

Gender Differences vs Gender Stereotypes

Amanda Rose, PhD :I teach and write about gender. So, I may say, or write, something like: "On average, men are more aggressive than women."My statements like these are

Social media takes a toll on mental health

Amy Morin, LCSW :The phrase "keeping up with the Joneses" first appeared in a comic strip in 1913. It was the same year that a camel first appeared on

Thermobalancing Therapy

Thermobalancing Therapy

Golam Rosul :Many men older than 65 years in Bangladesh have problems with bladder outlet obstruction due to enlarged prostate. This causes a need to urinate frequently and frequent

Dental Implants for Longer-Lasting Smile

Dental Implants for Longer-Lasting Smile

A dental implant is a modern way of replacing missing teeth. It takes the form of a titanium post that fixes into your jawbone and is topped by an artificial

CDC, Tongi - At a Glance

Taimur Alam Khandaker :Under the provision of Section 59 of the Children Act' 2013 the Government has established and maintain required number of Child Development Centres (CDCs), based on gender

Hazards to lung health due to air pollution

Md. Sazedul Islam :Dhaka's air quality worsened alarmingly and the capital ranked No. 1 in the Air Quality Index across the world recently. According to government sources, brick kilns,

The Clash of Civilizations

Scott Atran :In 2019, Brenton Tarrant, who murdered 50 Muslim worshippers in a rampage attack on a mosque in New Zealand, posted an online manifesto that cited as inspirations

Women face social stigma in reporting sexual abuse

Gulam Rabbani :Fear of 'social stigma' is still a major barrier in reporting over the gender-based violence in our country. Raising question about the character and dress up of

Consciousness Questions

Consciousness Questions

Susan Blackmore :Consciousness has been called the deepest mystery facing modern science, which is odd if you think you know exactly what your own consciousness is like and what it

The most critical red flag of domestic violence

The most critical red flag of domestic violence

Joni E. Johnston :October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. It's a sad reminder that what starts out with intimacy and love can become ugly and tragic. It's also a reminder

Learning from a Princess

Learning from a Princess

Michael Alcee :A successful career woman who prided herself on her uncanny ability to manage chaos and cross all the t's of life, my patient was holding back tears. To

Thermoplasty

Thermoplasty

Life Desk :According to a recently conducted nationwide survey, the burden of asthma is estimated to be around 18 million in India. The study also highlighted the growing incidence

Teen Girls' Social Media Use

Teen Girls' Social Media Use

Terri Apter, Ph.D :Social media is embedded in the lives of teens: 95 percent look at social media regularly. Parents, teachers, and policymakers are concerned about the detrimental effects

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