Category: Hobbies & Leisure

Category: Hobbies & Leisure

What Are the Solutions to Political Polarization?
March 19, 2020 City, Education, History, Hobbies & Leisure, International, Life, Nature, Other, Politics, Relationship, Social Media Priya Saha

What drives political polarization? Is it simply disagreement over the great issues of the day? Not necessarily. Recent research by the More in Common Foundation found that more than three-fourths of Americans support both stricter gun laws and a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants brought here as children. Roughly the same number of Americans agree “that

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Do This in the Morning for a Better Workday
March 13, 2020 City, Education, Family & Community, Hobbies & Leisure, International, Life, Nature, Other, Relationship, Religious Priya Saha

Work life and home life have become blurred. Even after the workday ends, many of us feel a compulsion to continue checking emails and ruminating about work-related problems, worrying about how we will get everything done. In response, we’re advised to detach from work—to turn off our work brain at 5 o’clock, and take time to be present with our

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How a Little Humor Can Improve Your Work Life
March 13, 2020 City, Culture, Education, Environment, Family & Community, Health, Hobbies & Leisure, International, Life, Nature, Other Priya Saha

Why do we laugh at movies like Office Space or shows like The Office? What’s so funny about work? For one student in the GGSC’s online Foundations of Happiness at Work course, humor is found in everyday faux pas. Steve from California shared, “During a meeting, my boss complimented our colleague…saying how handsome he is. The team felt awkwardly

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Why Activism Is Natural for Young People
March 13, 2020 Business, City, Education, Family & Community, Hobbies & Leisure, Life, Nature, Other, Relationship, Religious Priya Saha

Young people are demanding change. In the last few days, young Indigenous activists and their supporters blocked parliamentarians in Victoria, B.C., from accessing the provincial legislature and led waves of protest across the country. For some young people, climate change is urgent. For others, gun violence is a crisis. From truth and reconciliation to inclusion and diversity and mental health, young people are bringing awareness to

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How Do Your Morals Shape Your Politics?
March 13, 2020 Business, City, Education, Environment, Hobbies & Leisure, International, Nature, Other, Politics, Relationship, Religious Priya Saha

Today is Super Tuesday, 2020, when voters in 14 states and one U.S. territory will decide who will represent the Democratic Party in the race against the current president. One issue has dominated the primary debates: Why is wealth and power so skewed in America, and what can we do about it? As Senator Bernie

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Want to Change Your Life? Try Self-Compassion
March 12, 2020 Beauty, City, Family & Community, Health, Hobbies & Leisure, Life, Medical, Other, Relationship Priya Saha

So often we feel stuck in our lives. Maybe we’re in a dead-end job, or we can’t seem to find a healthy romantic relationship, or we keep procrastinating on starting to exercise. As we struggle to improve our lives, we may become dispirited, feeling as if we’ve missed our chance and it’s just too late.

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How Personal Finance Software Helps You Get More Out of Your Money
February 28, 2020 Business, City, Education, Environment, Finance, Hobbies & Leisure, International, Jobs & Education, Life, Other, Real Estate, Relationship, Social Media, Technology Priya Saha

Do you know what mental health experts point to as the biggest cause of stress in the United States today? If you said “money,” then ding, ding, we have a winner! Three out of four adults today report feeling stressed out about money at least part of the time. People are either worried about not

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How to Stop Unwanted Calls By Blocking Them on Your Phone
February 28, 2020 Art, Business, City, Education, Gaming, Hobbies & Leisure, International, Jobs & Education, Other, Science, Social Media, Technology Priya Saha

Let’s face facts; there are numerous reasons why you would want to block a number on your phone. Unfortunately, almost all of these are unpleasant, whether they pertain to persistent ex-partners, scammers or telemarketers who refuse to take your silence as a hint that they are being obtrusive. While having to block a number is

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A Quick Guide to Making the Most of Your Talents
February 28, 2020 Books, Business, City, Education, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hobbies & Leisure, Information Technology, International, Other, Technology Priya Saha

Optimizing your life means reaching your full potential. A key part of that, I believe, is making the most of your talents. The fact is, everyone has talents that they can use to contribute to the world. You have talents that you can use to make a difference in people’s lives. The question is: have you made

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Two Things to Balance to Find Your Best Life
February 28, 2020 Art, Business, City, Education, Environment, Family & Community, Gaming, Hobbies & Leisure, Information Technology, International, Life, Nature, Other, Spiritual Priya Saha

A while back, I wrote about how to find your best possible life. Now, I’d like to dig deeper into it by discussing two things that you need to balance along the way. You see, finding your best life is a journey. It’s not something that just happens to you. In particular, there are two things you

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