If You are Easily Overwhelmed, You Could be Highly Sensitive

As a child, were you extremely shy? Did you cry a lot? Did a lot of social situations feel overwhelming to you? As an adult, do you have a knack for highly-detailed work, and do you hate to make mistakes? If so, chances are you may have been born a highly sensitive person (HSP). Dr. … Continue reading If You are Easily Overwhelmed, You Could be Highly Sensitive

The Anti-Aging Obsession: Why Americans Refuse to Age Gracefully

In society today, youth is so highly valued that American adults spend an estimated $45 billion annually to “pass” as younger than they are.  Some use cosmetics, creams, and youthful clothing, while others turn to plastic surgery and hormonal therapy. Age Discrimination Older adults face stereotyping and discrimination on a regular basis.  Employment discrimination can … Continue reading The Anti-Aging Obsession: Why Americans Refuse to Age Gracefully

What Humans and Dogs Have In Common–And What They Don’t

Humans and dogs have a lot in common on a biological level. Both humans and dogs are highly social mammals that naturally live in small units, usually made up of their family members. However, to truly understand a dog, you need to know what you have in common with them, and what you don't. What … Continue reading What Humans and Dogs Have In Common–And What They Don’t

3 Unrealistic Relationship Expectations and How to Shake Them

Many people have preconceptions about what a relationship should be like before it's even begun. In a sense, this can be positive, as it's good for an individual to decide what they want out of a relationship, adapting and compromising to a level they feel is acceptable while staying true to themselves. However, some of … Continue reading 3 Unrealistic Relationship Expectations and How to Shake Them

Five Incredible Novels With Twists That You Should Read Today

If you love reading, why don't you check out these novels with twists that are bound to surprise you? From literary fiction to young adult novels and domestic thrillers, this list has an idea for every reader out there. Fingersmith by Sarah Waters About The Author: Welsh novelist Sarah Waters is best known for her … Continue reading Five Incredible Novels With Twists That You Should Read Today

Three Songs to Deepen Your Love for Cities

Places hold significant meaning for most people, framing the human experiences of life. Popular songs, mainly about cities, call listeners to reflect and remember. Matchbox Twenty wrote Bright Lights about New York City. Augustana sends their flailing star from California to Massachusetts in their song Boston. Songwriters who capture the quintessential qualities of a city, in … Continue reading Three Songs to Deepen Your Love for Cities

10 Successful Entertainers Who Never Gave Up

If at first, you don't succeed, try again. Or in some cases, try 20 or 30 times. Many successful people, including authors, celebrities, and entertainers, failed multiple times before they finally made it. Here are 10 inspirational people who never gave up in the face of adversity:   J.K. Rowlinghas one of the greatest rags-to-riches … Continue reading 10 Successful Entertainers Who Never Gave Up