Shereen Magallanes

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Down The Rabbit Hole We Go! 300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries

I watch a lot of documentaries. I think they are incredible tools for learning and increasing our awareness of important issues. The power of an …

How I forgot to write

<i>A story of loss, learning and personal growth…</i><p>Two years ago I moved to London with my girlfriend. I was straight out of University with a degree in …

Creative Writing

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

Vagina Pilates? What you need to know about pelvic floor physiotherapy

TORONTO – Painful sex and unintentional urine leaks aren’t necessarily topics you’d bring up at a cocktail party. But maybe they should be.<p>A …

Poststroke upper limb recovery

Upper limb recovery following a stroke is not as good as it could be. Only a few individuals achieve full functional use of the hemiparetic arm. …

Kinesthetic taping improves walking function in patients with stroke

Stroke is an significant cause of severe disability and impaired motor function. Treatment modalities that improve motor function in patients with …

Movement Health – What is it? And what is its role in injury prevention and rehabilitation.

Movement health is highly topical right now as the leading lights in this field underline the need to consider movement professionals as lifespan …

Working on asymmetry in Parkinson’s disease

Posture, gait and balance problems are very debilitating complications of Parkinson’s disease (PD). A greater stride-to-stri de variability, …

The long and short of… Leg Length Differences

The Sports Physio<b>I must hear at least once a day a therapist, or a patient discussing the issue of one leg being shorter, or longer than the other,</b> …

Scientists find a fat hormone toggles a runner’s high

A long run feels the worst until it feels the best. That’s primarily thanks to the runner’s high — those euphoric feelings that strike halfway …

Higher Levels of Fitness Linked to Executive Function and Brain Activity in Older Adults

<b>The aging process is associated with declines in brain function, including memory and how fast our brain processes information, yet previous research</b> …

The 55 Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Metabolism. It’s the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. It’s such a big concept that it’s …

Tech Leaders Tell Interns What They Wish They Knew At Age 20

Hundreds of Bay Area interns lined up on Tuesday to hear some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley share what they wished they knew when they were 20 at a recruiting event called Internapalooza.<p>Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger, PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, Eventbrite co-founder Kevin Hartz, …

Career Regrets: 10 Things Recent Grads Would Do Differently

While still in school, it can be easy to keep reality on the back-burner. Unfortunately, that often leads to a lack of preparation… and a tough job …

11 Habits of Remarkably Successful People

Successful people don't get that way by accident. They engage in a set of simple but powerful habits that ensure their success every day.<p>To live a life filled with success is to live a life of bliss. Each day blends seamlessly into the next and each breath you take is energized with the next …

Self-improvement

The Thing Employers Look For When Hiring Recent Graduates

… isn't something that can be done on campus. It's an internship.<p>When I was 17, if you asked me how I planned on getting a job in the future, I think I would have said: <i>Get into the right college.</i> When I was 18, if you asked me the same question, I would have said: <i>Get into the right classes</i>. When I …

Great Interview! So Why No Internship or Job Offer? | Job and Internship Advice, Companies to Work for and More

<b>1. You did not follow up after the interview.</b><p>When I ask job candidates why they didn’t follow up, answers include, “I didn’t know how or when to …

Employment

The Resume Done Right: What You Really Need to Know [Infographic]

Some consider the resume obsolete; an outdated tradition that has no place in the Social Age. And maybe that will be true… some day.<p><b>Today, however, 9</b> …

7 steps to take when you don't know what to do with your life after college

Then someone asks you, "So, what do you want to do with your life?"<p>Panic strikes, and your mere moment of bliss is deflated by your lack of retort. You have no idea what you want to do with your life.<p>Luckily for you, this crushing realization isn't the end of the world.<p>Ryan Kahn, a career coach, …

How your childhood affects your success

A young Bill Gates.ScrapeTV<p>From the biological side of things to how we're nurtured, a lot of what goes on in childhood influences how we turn out as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of …

Building Confidence

Building Confidence: 20 Personal Growth Experts Share Their Advice<p>I've had plenty of times of low confidence in my life.<p>I'm sure you have as …

This Is the Age Most People Say They FINALLY Feel like an Adult

Sixty years ago the average age to get married was 26-years-old. After tying the knot most folks got a house, had some kids and made a quick transition from being a kind of grown up to a fully fledged adult. But we don’t need to tell you that it doesn’t really work like that anymore. Your post-grad …

Why Are Half Of All 25-Year-Olds Living With Their Parents? The Federal Reserve Answers

Back in 1999, <i>a quarter</i> of all 25-year-olds lived with their parents. By 2013 this number has doubled, and currently half of young adults live in …

Demographics

One technique that can help you make friends as an adult is surprisingly easy to mess up

But years of research suggests there's one near-universal feature of relationship development: self-disclosure.<p>In general, according to research by Nancy L. Collins, Ph.D., and Lynn Carol Miller, Ph.D., people tend to like each other more after they've shared something personal.<p>The foundation of …

More young women are living with their parents or relatives now than in 1940

According to a new analysis by the Pew Research Center, a larger share of young women are now living at home with their parents or relatives than at any time in the past 70 years.<p>Looking at new data from the US Census Bureau, Pew researcher Richard Fry found a sharp rise in the percentage of young …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Cleaning

The Best Way to Reheat Pizza at Home

<i>Reheating pizza is an important skill, especially since we're talking Italy all week long! So we're re-running this post. Thank us later.</i><p>So you've managed—by some divine grace—not to finish your entire pizza. That alone is accomplishment enough, and you should be proud of your noble restraint. You …

Why It's Not About You (And Why That's Awesome)

"The way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others." -- Ghandi<p>"What?" Is the response we feel when we hear this truth. "It's not about me?" In a me, me, me, I-want-it-now culture we are so often focused on ourselves.<p>Here is the good news. And trust me, it is good news: It's not …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain