At this point, I don't even want to know what they're actually saying.
The seven-day week originated in Mesopotamia among the Babylonians, and it has stuck around for millennia. However, it's not inherently special. Egyptians once used a ten-day week, and Romans used an eight-day week before officially adopting a seven-day week in AD 321. Still, the seven-day week is so ingrained that we may notice how days… READ THE REST
Practicing mindfulness can benefit your mental state in numerous ways, from increasing creativity to alleviating stress and helping lift depression. But sometimes, a moment of mindlessness is what you need, like when you're performing a well-practiced skill like chopping vegetables, performing a well-rehearsed piece of music, or swinging a golf club. According to some scientific… READ THE REST
Awe can instill a sense of wonder, spark creativity, make us humble, and fuel kindness and connection with others. This isn't new age or religious mumbo-jumbo (although "awe" is sometimes hijacked by those groups). Awe can also be weaponized in order to exert control. There's a real science of awe, and understanding it can help… READ THE REST
Before COVID, we used minimal social media to post about cats and our kids. Now, social is a hotspot for viral dances, serious political discussions, and goofy Karen videos the world licks their chops in anticipation for. If you're going to record yourself or someone else being a complete goon, you better have the right… READ THE REST
The world's been in pretty rough shape these days, and if you're under the constant stress of day-to-day living in 2021, your sleep is most certainly taking a hit. Even if you're a sound sleeper, the last thing that's probably on your mind right now is how to correct snoring patterns for a more complete… READ THE REST
Whether we want to admit it or not, 2021 has presented truly fruitful for viruses, both of the biological and technological variety. Sure, most of the time hacks and breaches are usually on a larger scale, but they can still find you on an individual level. Whether writing code, online shopping, or doing work, chances… READ THE REST