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.
Aggressive behavior can be difficult and intimidating to deal with. Sometimes aggressive people are obvious in their action. Sometimes they are subtle in order to attain their own self serving needs.
Our comfort zone provides us with security and comfort, but can also trap us into boredom and complacency. Comfort zones are necessary, but can also hold us back from achieving all we can be.
You love your mate but your relationship is unfulfilled, and you can't quite understand what is going on. Sometimes the cause of relationship problems stem from passive aggressive personality disorder
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
Dogs are lovable and furry. The love we can deal with, but the fur and the shedding can often be too much. Dogs shed for many reasons. Some are natural seasonal changes and some are for other causes.
Sir Francis Galton was interested in anthroplogy, genetics, traveling, psychology, mathematics, meterology, and much more. He was a prolific writer and actually a best selling author of his time.
Physical and emotional health is important. How we feel both physically and emotionally affect each other. Understand the definition of good emotional health.
Mozzarella Cheese is well known for being the best cheese to use on pizza. But why is that? Actually there is scientific reasons making mozzarella cheese the best choice for pizza & in other dishes
You are who you are & you do what you do mostly because of your core beliefs. Core beliefs are the rules that have guided you since childhood about yourself, others & the way you think the world works
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.
Puppies go through developmental stages just as children do. Choosing a puppy is not just about looks or breed. Educate yoursel about how and when your puppy left the litter and how a puppy develops,
Our belief system is our guide. Where is your belief system guiding you? Understand this to achieve more for yourself.
Everyone at one time or another has felt overwhelmed. When you feel anxious and don't know how start or how to move forward, there are things you can do to stop feeling overwhelmed. Read on to learn
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.
First impressions are important because we evaluate someone in the first few seconds we meet them. What do we look for & why do we judge people so quickly. Read more to learn why we make snap opinions
Positive thinking has many beneficial effects on our health, our relationships, our stress management, and our perspective and attitutde. There are many things positive thinking can do for you.
Positive thinking has so many advantages. Not everyone can think positive. So what is a negative thinker to do? Read about why negative thinking is actually more natural and how you can think positive
We want our children to succeed in school and beyond. Success in school starts with a motivated child. There are ways you can help motivate your children to do well in school through self motivation.
We hold onto our stuff for many rational and irrational reasons. We give meaning to the things we possess. Some of these things hold us back. Read about what your stuff does to you and how to improve
It is important to have a clean home. Your environment is important to your physical and mental health. A clean and uncluttered home begins in your mind. Your activities are the result of desires.
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
Whether it is wealth or other personal success eluding you, there are internal thoughts blocking your success. Learn what they are and opportunities will unfold before you. Your
Friendships are some of the most important relationships we have. There are many studies showing the great benefits we get from having friends. Learn more about the amazing benefits of friends.
We all form first impressions and make first impressions. The opinions we make about others initially are one of the most important and influential at the start of any relationship. How do we do this?
Horses are often admired for their beauty, grace, and strength. But how intelligent are horses? How do you measure an animal's intelligence. Read this article to learn more about if horses are smart
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.
The exploration of space will always lead to more discoveries of cosmic objects. How these objects are named and who is in charge of labeling and naming everything found in space is very interesting.
It is a time old dream to win the lottery. To fantasize about having wealth handed to you, to know you won against tremendous odds, and to the thrill of taking a chance. This is the appeal of lottery.
We all have personality. We all observe other people's personality. What makes a person behave the way they do, do the things they do, and react they way they do. Psychologists are still learning.
We have an emotion and it triggers a facial expression. When we move our facial muscles, it triggers an emotion. What is the science, psychology, and biology connecting our emotions to our movements.
Our emotions affect our body. Our body affects our mind. What we think can affect the way the stand, the way we feel emotionally and physically. What we feel physically can affect us emotionally.
We love our pets as members of our family. But how does this happen? After all they are different species, they cost us time and money. Yet the love and connection we feel is deep and important to us.
In the early days of America, pioneers sought the dream of owning land, building a home, and working the fields. This is the story of the good and the bad of the Oklahoma land rush of the 1800s.
Horses helped the expansion of trade and wealth . From the start of the ASPCA, development of city parks, & growth of cities, horses played an important role in every aspect. Read on to learn more.
Habits are such a natural human tendency. Some habits help us get through the day with ease. Many of our habits, we are not aware we do. Some habits bother other people, some habits we want to change
There are many pet lovers in the world. We adore our pets and spend time, money, and energy caring for them. How can we love another species and treat them sometime even better than our fellow human beings? Read on to find out why
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. There are many similarities & many differences between a horse's sense of taste & a person's.
Horses use their sense of touch to learn about their environment, to communicate, and to 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.
Being prompt is a good habit & a learned habit. We aren't born being prompt. Punctual people have different habits than people who are chronically late. What's the motivation of these two opposites.
The Super Bowl has become a culture phenomenon. How did this one day sport event become a popular American iconic event. Read about the history of football and how it evolved to become all that it is.
NFL football is as American as apple pie. Did you know that every single football made for the professional NFL games are made in the United States? Read more about fascinating football facts.
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
The most comprehensive list about ice cream you will find anywhere on the internet. Young and old enjoy ice cream as a delicious dessert or snack. Learn about some trivia and interesting facts today.
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.
There are dog people. There are cat people. There are people who love both and who love neither. What does having a pet preference say about your personality. Some studies are suggesting it says alot
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
Worry, obsessive thinking, ruminating, intrusive thoughts are things people do that preoccupy their minds,moods & feelings. Their behavior is even altered by these unwanted thoughts. You can read more
Some people can be more difficult than other people. People who behave in a passive aggressive way can be very frustrating people to deal with. Learn about Passive Aggressive Personality Disorder.
Depression can happen for many reasons. Sometimes it is environmental, or genetic. There are many factors that can cause depressive symptoms. We are learning more about this mood disorder.
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.
Facial expressions tell us a lot about what a person is thinking and feeling. There are seven basic emotions that are universal among all people, and even among primates like chimapanzees.
Don quit his job when he didn't get a promotion. Sheilia feared all was lost when her mother entered the hospital. Carl honked his horn when the traffic moved slowly. Toby had to have the cake now.
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?
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.
Many of us act passive aggressively on occasion to hide our resentfulness. For some this is dominant part of our personality and is detrimental to our relationships. Read on to learn more.
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?
Passive aggressive acts happen more often than you realize. There are real reasons why people behave this way. By seeing the root causes in yourself and others, you can learn to avoid this behavior.
Andrew Carnegie was a poor immigrant from Scotland and ended up becoming an American entrepreneur during the time of the Industrial Revolution.
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 live all over the world. There are about 5,000 species and over 450 are native to North America. Also called ladybirds, or ladybeetles. They are part of the Coccinellide (scientific name) or beetle family, which means little sphere....
Decades ago, in 1982, the World Meteorological Organization chose the name Sandy in their alphabetical list of named Atlantic storms, never knowing that this would become a storm of immense proportions that would affect much of the eastern seaboard,...
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...
When it comes to romantic attraction, personalities play a crucial role in the relationship. There are two rules of thought. One is the complementarity theory, which believes that people are attracted to those who are differ from themselves. The...
The majority of people are right handed. Some people can be ambidextrous, where they can use both hands, but most of us strongly favor the use of one hand over the other. Scientists agree that this is due primarily to biological and genetic...
The sense of sight is truly an extraordinary ability we have. To be able to see different colors, perceive motion, discern shapes, approximate the size of an object far away, and judge speed and distances is a gift we often take for granted. Our...
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...
Dogs in hot weather need our protection. While we may not give it too much thought, dogs are much more sensitive to heat than us humans. Canines are not efficient at sweating, and so they are more susceptible to having problems in the summertime and...
We all get clogged drains, and they all have to be unclogged. Before you call a plumber read some easy and simple solutions to getting your drains unclogged, and how to prevent it from happening often
On rolling grasslands, with scattered shrubs and occasional trees, the tallest mammals on earth, graze on the leaves from treetops in the savanna of Africa. Towering above all other wildlife, a giraffe's height allows them to scan the landscape...
Color affects our moods, evoking powerful feelings on a conscious and unconscious level. From the colors of clothes we choose to wear to the shades that decorate our home, colors have a powerful impact on what we feel and the choices we make. From...
Dogs get allergies like people do. Some dogs have allergies to food. Learn all about the signs of food allergies and your dog and how to determine what your dog may be allergic to.
Skin - it is the largest organ of our body. Our skin is exposed to all the elements and because of this, needs a lot of care. Take care of your skin and you will look and feel better. Our skin is subject to rashes, acne, bug bites, sunburn,...
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?
It takes a certain type of person to be a leader. From the ability to persuade to the charisma that gets people to follow them, it is important to be able to recognize good leaders from toxic leaders.
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...
Bullying is a common problem among children. It can have damaging effects on their self esteem and their ability to fit in socially and at school. Here's some tips to help your child through this.
Psychologists have been studying creativity since the early 1900’s. Throughout this time, it has been elusive to define the creative person. Definitions of creativity have constantly changed. Personality is a complicated subject. The creativity...
You can be addicted to almost anything. Addicted people become physically and psychologically dependent on their habit. Often we think addiction refers to drugs, cigarettes, alcohol, gambling and other destructive behavior. Sometimes, we can be...
Everyone has gotten the hiccups or known someone who has the hiccups. It's a an automatic response and can be difficult to get rid of. Can hiccups be controlled? Learn all about hiccups and what to do.
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.
Lion head 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 are fascinating to look at. It can make you wonder about the story it is trying to tell, and about a people who believe in customs and traditions that can teach us all so much. Read more!
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 !
Animals have a natural instinct that keeps them more in tune with nature than people are. Why are animals able to sense natural disasters like earthquakes, tornadoes, storms, & other occurrences?
Our personality is a part of everything we do. People who are pet lovers have certain characteristics in common. What type of people have the personalities that make them them want to have a pet?
Some of the things these men did, makes you wonder if women should run the world. George Washington, served two terms as president. One of his favorite foods was ice cream. Upon his retirement he built a whiskey distillery in 1797. It was...
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...
Crystals have been used since ancient times for the healing powers some believe these precious stones possess. Learn about the science about why they may be able to help and what to be aware of.
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.
Many people are looking to start their own business with the dream to be their own boss. If you want to have your own business there are important things to know before you become an entrepreneur.
Dental Issues that arise with pets teeth can be costly for the pet owner, and cause discomfort for your dog or cat. There are preventative petcare solutions that can help give your pet the benefits of healthier, stronger and disease free gums and...
Having a big vocabulary is important in all aspects of life. Yet personality experts rely on only 5 words to generally describe characteristics of the psychology of people. How can 5 adjectives be the agreed upon way to categorize...
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.