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Guide dogs: Coping with retirement and death

<b>For many visually impaired people, guide dogs are a vital lifeline, bringing mobility and independence. But when a dog retires or dies the impact can be huge - as "heartbroken" politician David Blunkett revealed, following the death of his guide dog Cosby.</b><p>"It's a wrench to say goodbye," says John …

Pets

How childhood trauma affects the brain

It is not news that people abused as children are more exposed to clinical depression, anxiety, and a higher risk of death from suicide. But now, …

The Better You Know Yourself, the More Resilient You’ll Be

When we think about “resilience,” we typically imagine bouncing back from major hardship. Management theorists have increasingly put forward a more nuanced definition, however: resilience as the ability to adapt to complex change. But in today’s world, that means the demand for resilience is almost …

A 5-Year Study Reveals the Truth About What Each Generation Wants in the Workplace (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

In this diverse global economy, it's not uncommon to find five generations working under one roof:<p>Traditionalists (1928-1944)<br>• Baby Boomers (1945-1964)<br>• Generation X (1965-1979)<br>• Generation Y/Millennials (1980-1994)<br>• Generation Z (1995+)<p>If that depicts your company, it may spell trouble, as …

Employee Engagement

Want to Be a Great Leader? A Navy SEAL Commander Says You Must Adopt This 1 Key Habit | Inc.com

If there's one thing Admiral William McRaven knows a lot about, it's failure.<p>Not that he is a failure himself, of course. McRaven is the retired Navy SEAL commander who headed the effort to kill Osama bin Laden. He's now the chancellor of the University of Texas, a best-selling author, and a lot of …

Self-improvement

6 Travel Apps That Industry Experts Swear By to Save Money

Industry experts swear by them<p>The last thing anyone wants to do is spend more money than necessary when planning a vacation. But luckily, there are …

Apps

Sorry, Younger Siblings: Study Shows First-Born Kids Are Smarter

Science might have just put an end to the epic sibling feud. A new study shows that first-born children are smarter than their younger siblings. To …

'Thunder Thighs': The Summer Anthem That Celebrates Every Woman

It's the summer anthem many were waiting for. In the new video for the irrepressible hip-hop song "Thunder Thighs," women of different shapes, sizes, races and sexualities enjoy a summer day in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn — all exulting in their own bodies as they braid each …

Race & Ethnicity

Research Shows How PTSD Can Trigger Growth In Veterans

Some troops return from war only to face a new fight — symptoms of PTSD. But everything that follows traumatic experiences isn't bad. In fact, research shows they can actually trigger growth.<p>Transcript<p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:<p>Psychological trauma like that caused by combat can trigger post-traumatic …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

When to Take a Mental Health Day, According to a Psychologist

Here are the times a break from work is beneficial—and when it's actually better to show up to your job or seek more in-depth help.<p>We all feel …

Unpopularity is worse for your health than obesity, says study

Rex Features<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Few of us are immune to the desire of being liked, but it transpires that popularity is more …

Don't Dismiss President Trump's Attacks on the Media as Mere Stupidity

<i>Bret Stephens delivered the Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture this week at the University of California, Los Angeles. Read the full text of his remarks</i> …

Scott Pruitt Confirmed To Lead Environmental Protection Agency

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been confirmed as the next administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, an agency Pruitt has long criticized.<p>The Senate approved Pruitt on a 52-46 vote Friday afternoon, with two Democrats — Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North …

Scott Pruitt

9 things it’s hard to believe the president of the United States actually just said

Minutes after President Donald Trump’s press conference concluded on Thursday afternoon, CNN’s Jake Tapper called it “unhinged” and “wild.”<p>Here are nine quotes from the presser that back up that assessment.<p><b>1)</b> At the beginning of the press conference, Trump blasted intelligence community leaks about …

The 40 Books That Saved My Life

Oh my god, another list of books I should read! I can’t help it, though.These are the books I return to when I need help, guidance, solace in my …

Books

The Bizarre World Of The Pro Anorexia Internet Community

Let's say you're struggling with drug addiction, and you decide to reach out to other suffering addicts for help. If you type "drug addiction …

What to Do When Your Life Has Gotten Messy

Your home is in disarray, you’re behind on your bills, your In box is overflowing, and your cat is in need of a visit to the vet. There are things to …

Here’s Your Brain’s New User Manual For Uncertain Times

When we don’t know what’s going to happen, we tell ourselves stories about what might happen. And they often make us feel worse, not better.<p>Even if you’ve kept only one eye on the headlines lately and the other tightly clenched, you’re probably aware that these are, shall we say, some pretty …

Your Dog Is Judging You for Being a Jerk

Your dog probably has its fair share of obnoxious moments — stealing the food off your plate, humping guests and furniture alike, treating your …

Pets

Why some people are always running late

It’s not always rudeness or scatter-brained behaviour – it can be something much deeper, writes Laura Clarke.<p><i>Editor’s Note (December 21, 2017): Through to the end of the year, BBC Capital is bringing back some of your favourite stories from 2017.</i><p>Confession: I am a late person. At least, one in …

Self-help

Pet Health Insurance

If you consider your dog or cat to be a member of the family, you are not a pet owner -- you are a "pet parent." There's a vast difference, according to Robert Jackson, CEO of HealthyPaws.com, a pet insurance provider.<p>Jackson's company, he says, provides health and accident insurance benefits to …

Dogs Will Like You Better if You're Nice to People, Study Says

Your dog may seem all sweet and innocent, but it turns out she's secretly judging you all the time.<p>Your dog may seem all sweet and innocent, like she loves you unconditionally—but it turns out she's secretly judging you all the time. According to a new study from researchers at Kyoto University, …

Rethinking the College Mental Health Crisis: Do Bubble Wrap and Special Snowflake Myths Prevent a Vision for Needed Change?

<i>This is Part One of a three-part series about Mitigating the College Mental Health Crisis.</i><p>Every generation has its' own martyrdom anthems.<p><b>Boomers (born 1945-1960):</b> I had to walk ten miles in the snow to get to school.<p><b>Generation X (born 1961-1980)</b>: I had to wait at the bus stop in the</b> …

What is fake news? Its origins and how it grew in 2016

"Fake news" was not a term many people used 18 months ago, but it is now seen as one of the greatest threats to democracy, free debate and the Western order.<p>As well as being a favourite term of Donald Trump, it was also named 2017's word of the year, raising tensions between nations, and may lead …

Today in Good Twitter: Dog and Owner Reunited Amid Trump Travel Ban

Nazanin Zinouri came home to the United States this week after spending a week banned from entering the country as a result of the Trump …

Trump Administration

'Grateful' dog snuggles new mom who rescued him from shelter

College student Kayla Filoon was just sitting on the couch doing homework with her newly adopted shelter dog snuggled beside her when this beautiful photo was taken.<p>It's the perfect illustration of true love.<p><i>For more great stories to make you smile, be sure to like The Upside on Facebook.</i><p>On a …

Review: Surprisingly Slim Hitcase Shield Offers Waterproof Protection for Your iPhone 7

Usually when you pick out an iPhone case, you have to choose between a thin, attractive case or a bulky, protective case. So I was surprised to see the <b>Hitcase Shield ($89.99)</b>. The Hitcase Shield is quite thin, and machined from aluminum. It really doesn't add much thickness to the iPhone; and yet, …

Gear & Gadgets

Options for seniors whose pets might outlive them

<b>Dear Dr. Fox:</b><p>For people like me who are up in age and worried about who will take care of our animals if we pass away — three rescue dogs, in my case — there is a need for a solution.<p>My local Humane Society has not made a commitment. “No-kill” sanctuaries have said no.<p>What am I to do? Any …

Pets

11 Books That Encourage Self-Care, Because You Need Time For Yourself Too

We’re just over a month into the new year and already the burn-out is starting to set in: between the discouraging headlines, inane Twitter wars, …

The Number One Cause of Emotional Suffering, According to Mother Teresa

I think we all can agree that emotional suffering is one of the hardest struggles to deal with in life.<p>Whether it’s anxiety or depression, or a …