Gwen McEvoy

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Video House Tour: A Musical, Minimal Home in Kraków

<b>Name:</b> Wiktor and Natalia <b><br>Location:</b> Kraków, Poland <b><br>Size:</b> 840 square feet (78 square meters) <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 2 years<p>Kraków lures you in with its abundance …

11 Perfect Ideas For White Kitchen Design

White kitchen design ideas – one of the most common color palette of options of all varieties for designing of kitchen space.The white shades perform …

Kitchens

11 Basic Practices of Emotionally Intelligent People

Easy in theory, difficult in practice.<p>Emotions. They're complicated.<p>On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect they have on us and others.<p>So how do we improve our …

Even as an adult, learning a second language changes your brain

Conventional wisdom suggests it may well be easier to learn a second language as a child than as an adult. But for adults who do take the linguistic leap, what sort of factors influence how well they acquire another tongue?<p>In a new study published this week by the Proceedings of the National …

7 Powerful Mantras to Stop You from Overreacting and Arguing with People

Over the past several years, there’s a way of being that I’ve gradually been cultivating in myself – I’ve been taming my tendency to overreact and …

Those Grieving Over Orlando Can Get Free Mental Health Services Thanks To This Insurance Company

Yet another example of human kindness.<p>Now <i>this</i> is how you respond to a tragedy.<p>UnitedHealthcare and Optum, two health benefits companies of UnitedHealth Group, are offering free mental health services for anyone affected by the shooting in Orlando that killed 49 people over the weekend. <b>The resources</b> …

The Science of Trauma, Mindfulness, and PTSD

If we were able to prove that individuals suffering from PTSD are experiencing reversible neurological changes, would that help to alleviate any …

Mental health services missed chances to save suicidal teenager, coroner rules

Social care agencies missed opportunities to help a 17-year-old girl who took her own life months after being removed from a child protection plan, a coroner has ruled.<p>Katy Skerrett, the senior coroner for Gloucestershire, said there had been a lack of communication between mental health and social …

My Life After Caregiving And The Long Goodbye

If you're a family caregiver, you already know how inconceivably tough it is. In my case, caring for my mother and surviving the three-year "long goodbye" after her Alzheimer's diagnosis was nothing short of brutal. As tough as it was much of the time, the seven months since her death have meant a …

Antidepressants Taken During Pregnancy Can Affect Newborn Brain Activity

<i>Summary: Fetal exposure to SRI antidepressants may affect the brain activity in newborns, a new study reports.</i><p>Source: University of</b> …

The Brain

Lighten Up: 4 Tips for Hanging Chandeliers & Pendant Lights

With daylight savings time only days away (don’t forget to “spring forward” your clocks on March 13), we’re thrilled at the prospect of letting there …

Does Cinnamon Help You Lose Weight?

Cinnamon has been used in the medical arena for thousands of years. Europeans in the Middle Ages mixed cinnamon with meat as a preservative and …

Weight Loss

House Tour: A Bright & Airy Seattle Apartment

<b>Name:</b> Seth and Ali Rongkawit <b><br>Location:</b> Ballard — Seattle, Washington <b><br>Size:</b> 900 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Renting 2+ years<p>When Seth and Ali moved into …

Break Free Of A Controlling Partner: 7 Steps To Independence

If you can bolster your support and learn from the challenges, then your second--or even seventh--attempt may be the one that sticks. And that could change your life--truly.<p>My recent article, "20 Signs Your Partner Is Controlling," got a tremendous response-- which was both heartening and …

How Do San Francisco’s Two Most Expensive Homes Compare?

Thanks to a $3 million price cut, the Beaux Arts-style manse that was once the most expensive home in San Francisco has lost that title. The …

San Francisco

Stunning Moon Dragon is a fairytale-like tiny house that goes off-grid

Living large in a tiny home is more than just possible—it can be beautiful too. Tiny house builder Abel Zimmerman Zyl of Zyl Vardos designed and …

Can Deep Learning Help Clinicians Predict Alzheimer's Disease?

Brain scans provide a glimpse of a patient’s prognosis Photo: Getty ImagesThere’s no clinical test for Alzheimer’s disease, so physicians diagnose it …

NFL Player Walks Into Animal Shelter, Asks To Adopt A "Dog That's Been Here A Long Time"

This is what we call fantasy football.<p>This past weekend, Baltimore Ravens Offensive Tackle Ronnie Stanley—along with his girlfriend, and a …

3 Ways to Decorate Your Teeny, Tiny Outdoor Garden

Whether you’re desperately trying to keep potted plants alive or you want to try your hand at creating an edible garden, you have to admit that the idea of keeping your own garden sounds kind of great. However, unless you’re lucky enough to have enough space to grow your own veggies, living small …

Best and Worst of Psychology and Psychiatry – May 2016

At Brainblogger we publish monthly roundups of the most interesting findings in psychology and psychiatry research. For some reason, May was …

You Can't Miss This Incredible Drone Footage of Whales Feeding

Nature is pretty darn spectacular.<p>Students at Auckland University of Technology built a custom drone to film footage of Bryde's Whales feeding off the waters of New Zealand and capture the moment for perhaps the first time.<p>Using a drone to track the whales' feeding is ideal because it allows …

Whales