The thyroid gland an important body part that regulates many of our body functions. From ancient China to today, the study of the thyroid and its treatment for disorders has led to many discoveries.
Happiness is based on our own personal preferences, what we value, and what holds meaning for each of us. There are ways to achieve greater life satisfaction and a better quality of life
When you want more for yourself, what do you do? Are you stuck, are you fearful, are you overwhelmed? Your emotions are integrally tied to the life you live. Change is hard, but better overall.
Our belief system is our guide. Where is your belief system guiding you? Understand this to achieve more for yourself.
Clutter can dictate the quality of your life, your socializing, and how you feel about yourself. If the dream of being organized is elusive, there is hope. You can manage your feelings & your things.
Decisions, decisions. What is the right choice? How to make the right choice? What is the difference, really, if you let someone else make decisions for you. Well, there is a big difference. Read on
Our sense of touch affects us physically and emotionally. There is much more to our tactile sense than we often give thought to. Learn how our sense of touch impacts our body and our emotions.
Horses have a superior sense of hearing compared to people. What a horse pays attention to can be seen by the direction their movable ears are pointing towards. This sense helps warn them of predators
Horses have taste buds just like people do. But a horse's sense of taste can do much more than a human's. What are the similarities and differences between a horse's sense of taste and a person's?
Horses use their sense of touch to learn about their environment, to communicate and socialize, and as a defense against predators. A horse's sense of touch is more highly developed than peoples.
Horses use their 5 senses to understand their environment. A horse's sense of smell is one of the sharpest, besides a dog's sense of smell. Horses have two olfactory systems that pick up scents.
Horses have been around for millions of years. As social animals they communicate with their five senses and with body language. Horses also use their five senses to protect themselves from predators
Human beings and animals have a bond that goes back to evolutionary times. We have a complex relationship with the non human species we share our planet with, one that is very important to understand.
Of all the inventions in medicine, the stethoscope is probably one of the most common symbols that depict physicians. Yet, have you ever thought about how the stethoscope came to be & who invented it?
Twilight is a natural phenomenon that occurs everyday, twice a day on Earth. It is a spectacular & breathtaking display of lights and colors that transitions us from one part of the day to another.
There are all types of people we encounter. Some people are drama queens - you know the kind- overly dramatic, theatrical, attention seeking. From the way they act to the way they dress, drama is them.
Passive-aggressive behavior has many signs that we usually don't easily recognize. But it is important to understand what the passive-aggressive person is doing so you avoid the traps they set for you
Food presentation is an easy way to make it look like you fussed a lot. When we serve the food, we can just put it on the plate, or we can add a little color, a little design to transform the food.
Our personalities and the way we behave have everything to do with how we interact with others. Learn about who you are and the way you communicate and react and you may come to some new realizations
Personality, we all have it, yet it makes us different from each other. The study of personality and many theories have helped us gain a better understanding of ourselves and others.
Politics and people. There will always be heated debates and deeply seated personal opinions that divide a nation, and even families. Why do people get so heated about politics?
Is your child passive-aggressive? Passive-aggressive behavior always begins in childhood. It occurs because the family dynamics do not allow the child the freedom to express their feelings about anger. The anger comes out anyway.
Marriage involves communication, commitment, & compromise. Often people with passive aggressive personality disorder do not do these things well. There are things you can do to improve your marriage.
Ever wonder why you are the one cleaning up the mess left by someone else? Ever wonder why you can't rely on your partner, friend, or coworker because they never seem to fulfill their promises?
Andrew Carnegie was a poor immigrant from Scotland who became an American entrepreneur during the Industrial Revolution. This article examines Carnegie's work ethic, philosophy, and tips for success.
We human beings pride ourselves on being rational creatures. We make many decisions all day long, everyday. We would like to think that we evaluate situations and formulate rational and correct decisions based on a higher level of thinking. But...
Ladybugs are nature's pest control squad, keeping gardens healthy and vibrant by feasting on harmful insects. Learn more ways in which ladybugs benefit humans—and the planet.
This article will take a brief look at the history and destruction of Hurricane Sandy in 2012 from a personal perspective.
There are many factors that affect how much a dog sleeps. Canines seem to sleep much more and much lighter than people do. Dogs have particular sleeping habits that are much different from human beings. Yet, it seems they dream like people do, and...
Mirrors are part science, part psychology, part beauty, part art, part magic, and part reality. They exist in our everyday life. Mirrors are a piece of the history of mankind, and a piece of history of the person in the reflection. The mirror...
Knitting is an old world craft that is still done today. No one is sure, exactly when knitting began. but it probably originated in the Middle East, most likely in Egypt. Fragments of knitted articles were found in burial sites going back from the...
Before you call a plumber, here are some easy and simple solutions for unclogging your drain, plus how to prevent it from happening often.
Dogs are designed to withstand cold weather in a variety of ways. How is it they can take the winter and stay warm in cold temperatures even though they don't wear shoes or hats or warm coats?
Smiling - It is a universally human form of communication. A smile has the ability to reach into the depths of another person. Smiling at someone can actually cause an immediate and sometimes involuntary recipricol smile returned from the other...
Feeling powerless or feeling empowered. Which would you rather feel? Feeling powerless is a terrible feeling. Empowerment is what we need to seek to gain happiness, and a fulfilling, gratifying and satisfying life. Empowerment comes from a strength...
The history of zippers is an interesting and important one. Zippers are used everyday by almost everyone, everywhere. Read how this functional invention became part of our ordinary clothing fashions.
Lionhead rabbits are a special breed of bunny rabbits that have extra fur around their head that resemble the mane of a lion. They are cute, gentle and furry animals and make wonderful pets.
Where exactly personality comes from still has some mystery to it. Genetics, environment, experiences, all play a big role in who we are, in our behavior and how we react to situations. Science has long studied how biology and genetics influence our...
Totem poles tell stories and represent the customs and traditions of the societies that created them. Explore the meanings and symbols contained within totem poles.
Success can come at any age. You are never too old, and it is never too late to be successful. There are more stories of success late in life, than you may realize. Read on and get inspired !
Bathing and showering, washing our hands are part of our routine cleanliness habits. We probably have given little thought to its origins in civilization, customs in society or even to the invention of the running water. Starting with the dawn...
Everything has a history. Learn about M&M's and how they helped the soldiers of World War II. The candy hasn't changed much but it is an interesting story about how a candy changed the world.
Benjamin Franklin was a man ahead of his time. He came up with many ideas that have positively impacted us to this day. Read about how Franklin was America's first environmentalist with his innovation.
R.H. Macy was the founder of the department store Macy's. He failed seven times before he was able to turn his store into a success.
Dogology: Lovable Dogs in Different Shapes Sizes Types Canines are all the same species but look so different: WHY? What’s in this article: · Dogs in all different sizes · All dogs have the same ancestor · History of the dog ·...
Each of us is unique in large part because of our personalities. There are observable personality traits. There are many theories about personalities. The Big 5 Factor is one well known theory.