10 Ways to Get Rid of Back Pain

Sitting is the new smoking.  Sitting has been shown to be a lot more harmful than previously thought because it contributes a plethora of metabolic diseases.  But the most imminently annoying thing about sitting at a desk all day is the back pain.  Why does sitting cause back pain?  That is because prolonged sitting puts extra [...]

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How to Be “In The Zone”

Being "in the zone" is important for anyone who wants to excel at what they do, whether it is sports, school, or work. However, the ubiquitous "zone" that many people want to get into is always fleeting.  Mihaly Csiszentmihalyi uses the word "flow" to describe the state of being in the zone.  However, some of [...]

Infographic: Gut Bacteria and Brain Health

The science is becoming increasingly clear that gut bacteria has a whole lot to do with our health, and more specifically, our brain health. The infographic below illustrates the strong connection between our gut (often called our second brain) and our brain. Check it out:     Image: Tijana87  Remember a healthy gut environment: Stimulates the [...]

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Easiest (and Hardest) Languages to Learn

The following infographic depicts the easiest and hardest languages to learn (for a native English speaker).  Personally, I think English is the hardest language to learn out of all the languages I've learned but this infographic doesn't feature English as one of the languages.  It is interesting to note that some of the hardest languages [...]

Colorblind Man Sees Sunset for the First Time

Colorblind Man Sees Sunset for the First Time

Advances in medial technology has done wonders for people who were previously held back by disabilities they were either born with or acquired.  Case in point, take a look at this video below.  This guy has been colorblind his whole life.  But due to new medical technology, he is able to see color for the [...]

Daniel-San is the Real Bad Guy in The Karate Kid

Daniel-San is the Real Bad Guy in The Karate Kid

This isn't the usual content that is published on this site.  But I couldn't resist.  While I usually snark at people who try to find hidden meaning in movies that are not there, I am pretty impressed with this analysis of The Karate Kid.  In this analysis, the video claims that Daniel-san is the real antagonist [...]

Guy with Stutter Blows Away Audience with Hilarious Stand Up Routine

Guy with Stutter Blows Away Audience with Hilarious Stand Up Routine

This guy is the epitome of turning a negative into a positive.  He developed a stutter after developing a brain injury after a sports injury.  But that didn't stop him from pursuing his dreams.  Being a comedian is hard enough, but having a stutter as a comedian?  For most, that's game over for most comedians. [...]


The Difference Between Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence

Although self-esteem and self-confidence are sometimes used interchangeably or synonymous, they do not mean the same thing.  Someone that has low self-esteem can have low self-confidence and vice versa, but not always. The difference between self-esteem and self-confidence is that self-esteem is talking about the degree in which you value yourself.  Self-confidence is the degree [...]

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