Social but not social

The Hardest Habits to Break

by Darci Maxwell Bad habits often start as coping mechanisms — little things we do to help relieve stress and to relax.  Over time, they become a habit, releasing dopamine every time you engage in the behavior, giving you positive reinforcement to continue the habit.  However, some of these habits are bad for your health…

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Driving in Traffic Can Be a Challenge

by Evelyn Horan Driving in traffic can be a frightening experience for most folks, and especially for some who are older. I live in an up-and-coming area in the suburbs of a big city in a lovely bedroom community. Most young families with children living here have a late-model car and a lovely new home…

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Rules For Life – Making Us think

by Ken La Salle You see it happen every year, a chorus rising out of homes and schools around the country and even around the world. “Why do I have to learn algebra?” it asks. “Why is this important? When am I ever going to use fractions? This is stupid!” And they seem to have…

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When Should I Be Tested for STDs?

by John Gary In the society we live in today, there are many things that can be the cause of concern when it comes to our health. Being exposed to many different situations in our lives today that we cannot control is a cause for all of us to be concerned about our well-being. With…