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This Is What It's Actually Like To Live As An Anxious Person

Anxiety is a full-time occupation, y'all.<p>Anxiety is a legitimate mental disorder that can wreak havoc on people's lives. If you have anxiety, you should speak with a professional psychologist or psychiatrist, who can help you get the treatment and support you need. See a list of resources here.

為了讓家人睡個好覺,15歲的他,發明了讓爺爺不再走丟的襪子

編按:<br>「久病床前無孝子」,這句話道破了家中若有人需要長期照護,整個家庭不但必須付出勞力,還得時時刻刻提心吊膽,說是最甜蜜的負荷,有時也真的很辛苦。而這位年僅15歲的小男生,為了他罹患阿茲海默症的爺爺,發明了「壓力感應襪子」,讓爺爺在深夜要下床時,能發出訊號告知家人注意,解決爺爺單獨行動的風險,也大大提升家人的照顧效率,不再需要徹夜未眠的防止爺爺跌倒或發生意外了。<p>他是Kenneth Shinozuka,15歲,他的爺爺是全球3600萬名阿茲海默症的患者之一。<p>因此,爺爺常常會在夜裡下床離開房間,導致許多意外的發生;而姑姑為了要照顧爺爺,常常需要熬夜來防止爺爺發生意外,但是儘管如此,還是算不準爺爺會 …

日本千萬不要給小費!全球15國家旅遊需知禁忌與習俗

文/麗塔<p>入境隨俗、當個有sense的旅客是很重要的!Business Insider在Quora網站中針對「旅遊禮節」這個議題做了調查,來自各地的網友在網上回答「旅行到當地時千萬別做的事」,原文是針對美國人而寫,以下是全球15個國家被重複強調的入境隨俗的重點。<p>一、挪威<br>1. 不要盯著裸體的人:在這個國 …

Former high school bully sends a sweet Facebook apology 20 years later

When ChadMichael Morrisette, now 34, was in junior high school in Alaska, he was bullied by so many people that he couldn't name only one.<p>“The entire …

The Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2015

Gadgets and Ideas With the Best Chance of Making an Impact … and What You Can Do to Prepare for Them<p>This was a year of big technology promises—2015 is the year we find out how many live up to the hype.<p>We looked into our crystal ball for the gadgets, upgrades and ideas we think have the greatest …

Gear & Gadgets

「反基改」究竟是反理念?技術?還是壟斷?

09 Feb, 2015<p>義美最近一直砲打政府的農業與食安政策,總是標榜其產品來自非基改作物,在統一等企業失去台灣人信任之後,義美不管說什麼話似乎都變成主婦的標竿、環團的心頭好和社會的良心,在網路上馬上被做成圖片狂推。我不是研究基改作物的專家,但我以「具有普通生物學常識」的演化生態學者的觀點思索這個議 …

London personality maps show where nice, nasty and arty are most at home

Regardless of crime and income levels, people are happiest living in an area that matches their personality, claim researchers<p>The bustling streets and tourist attractions of central London and Westminster draw crowds from far and wide, but according to a survey by psychologists, they are home to …

Psychology

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

Recipes

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

If losing weight is a goal for you, then you want to make sure you get some soluble fiber in your diet, too. Hydrophilic fibers dissolve and form a gel in the intestines. The gel helps steady blood sugar, which in turn stops food cravings and makes us feel full longer. Being well hydrated also aids …

7 Paradoxical Truths to Embrace for a Meaningful Life

<i>Image Credit: Pixabay</i><p>To say something is "clear as mud" isn't complimentary. We prefer things to be logical, neat, and linear. The problem is, life doesn't play according to our rules.<p>Light is the perfect example and metaphor for life; paradoxically behaving like a wave <i>and</i> particle -- sometimes it …

Spirituality

Book News: The Future Of The Public Library May Lie In The Coffee Shop

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>For a public library to expect to survive today, it must begin to take crucial cues from coffee shops. At least, that's the key recommendation offered by a much-anticipated report on British public libraries, which is …

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

The 14 Best Movie Meet-Cutes

"This was some meet-cute," retired screenwriter Arthur tells his new neighbor, Iris, as she offers him a ride in "The Holiday." Inspired by one of our favorite Christmas movies, we're chronicling the best of this classic film trope, described by Roger Ebert as, "a comic situation contrived entirely …

The 5 Worst Bad Habits To Have | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The quality of your life is largely determined by your habits, which comprise a significant portion of your daily behavior. Given their importance, …

Gliese 832c:獲頒「和地球最相似的系外行星」第 3 名

天文學家發現距離太陽系僅 16 光年遠的系外行星 Gliese 832c,其質量約為地球的 5.4 倍以上,故被歸類為所謂的「超級地球」。而這項發現最重要之處在於:這顆系外行星恰好位在其母恆星的適居區中,且表面平均溫度 253K 與地球的 255K 非常類似,但有著明顯的季節變換,或許可以支撐生命在 …

How to Relax: Calm Foods Battle the Effects of Stress

6 Healthy Foods That Relax, Calm, and De-Stress<p>Studies have found that these options can help contribute to a healthy mental state, buffer against the harmful physical effects of stress, and dial up your serenity level. Eat your way to Zen.<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Asparagus<p>It's true that side effects may …

Wellness

7 Memory Skills That Will Make You Smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues ... If you're good at …

Learning

This iPhone app could cut costs & save lives, & major hospitals are already using it

It’s the phone call everyone dreads: Mom had a stroke and was rushed to a nearby hospital. A nurse performs an EKG and other diagnostic tests, then contacts your mother’s cardiologist — who is at a medical conference and unable to review the test results.<p>Someone has to decide what happens next. If …

Remember “RAIN” When You Feel Overwhelmed

Sometimes in our daily lives stress starts getting the best of us and we need to pause. One way of creating a mindful moment and regaining focus is …

Mindfulness