The story of a man named Jay who broke into a school to save people from freezing during a snowstorm is one that should be heard by all. The Edge Academy in Cheektowaga, New York, was hit by a major snowstorm on Christmas Eve, causing the local police to be unable to respond quickly to the alarm that went off at the school. When they finally arrived, they found a broken window but nothing else suspicious. It wasn’t until they found a hand-written note that they realized what had occurred.Continue reading The Snowstorm Hero: The Inspiring Story of Jay, who Broke into a School to Save Stranded People
Self-soothing, is a powerful tool for managing strong emotions and anxiety. According to psychotherapist and author Janice Webb, developing effective self-soothing techniques can help us cope with stress and improve our relationships.
In her book “Filling the Void: Overcoming the Effects of Emotional Neglect in Childhood,” Webb writes that many of us did not receive the optimal emotional care and support during childhood, leaving us ill-equipped to handle stress and relationships as adults. However, she argues that it is never too late to develop new tools for self-care and emotional regulation.Continue reading The Magic of Self-Soothing: A Toolbox for Managing Stress and Emotions
Every one of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.
Diana, Princess of Wales, was born in 1961 in Sangrinham, England and came from a distinguished noble family, the Spencers. She was the wife of Prince Charles, the heir to the United Kingdom, from 1981 to 1996, and mother to Prince Harry and Prince William. She was a member of the British royal family.Continue reading Diana, Princess of Wales
Theodore “Teddy” Hobbs, a four-year-old boy from Portishead, UK, has recently made headlines as the youngest member of British Mensa, an organization for people with high IQs. According to reports, Teddy scored a staggering 139 out of 160 on the Stanford-Binet IQ test, and is able to read and count to 100 in six different languages.Continue reading Child Genius: Four-Year-Old Theodore Hobbs Joins Mensa with Skills in Multiple Languages and High IQ
Walking meditation, also known as Mindfulness, is a technique that can change your life. Studies have shown that people who practice this method have better well-being and feel healthier. The book “Mindfulness. Training of attention” by M. Williams and D. Penman states, “In each of us there are sources of peace and satisfaction – regardless of how trapped and shaken we feel internally.” The key is to find and release these sources from the cage that our chaotic way of life has put them in, not allowing even a moment of respite.Continue reading The Power of Walking Meditation: How Mindfulness Can Change Your Life
Seeing is in some respect an art, which must be learnt.
Frederick William Herschel, also known as Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel, was a British-German astronomer, telescope constructor, and composer who is known for his many astronomical discoveries, particularly for the discovery of Uranus. He was awarded the Copley Medal for his contributions to astronomy.Continue reading William Herschel
9-year-old Molly Sampson has a passion for fossil hunting. Her hobby recently led her to make a rare discovery on the shores of Maryland, where she found a tooth belonging to the megalodon, a shark species that lived millions of years ago. The fossil’s size surprised experts, and it’s just one of the several similar specimens that the young archaeology enthusiast has in her collection.Continue reading 9-Year-Old Girl Makes Rare Discovery of 15-Million-Year-Old Megalodon Tooth on Fossil Hunt
Believing in oneself and one’s abilities is key to achieving goals and fulfilling dreams. Self-belief propels us forward and supports self-development. Unfortunately, many of us struggle with a lack of self-confidence and belief in our abilities. This lack not only holds us back, but can also lead to feelings of frustration, self-blame, sadness, and even depression. So, how can we regain our belief in ourselves? And how can a psychologist help?Continue reading Regaining Self-Belief: How to Overcome Self-Doubt and Build Confidence
It is so important to allow children to bloom and to be driven by their curiosity.
May-Britt Moser is a renowned Norwegian psychologist and neurobiologist who is a professor of psychology and neurobiology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). She is best known for her pioneering work on grid cells in the entorhinal cortex, for which she and her then-husband, Edvard Moser, shared half of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2014.Continue reading May-Britt Moser
Austin Wells, a 28-year-old employee of Reality Labs, a branch of Meta that specializes in virtual reality, has made a unique decision to work and travel at the same time. He has rented an apartment on a cruise ship for 12 years. The MV Narrative, run by luxury travel company Storylines, offers permanent residence on the sea and apartments are available for purchase at a price of $1 million.Continue reading Work and Travel: How One Man is Combining Both on a 12-Year Cruise Ship Rental