How to Identify Your Tolerations

Your tolerations—those stressors we encounter in daily life that sap us of our energy—can be difficult to identify at first because we become so accustomed to…tolerating them, that they can often blend in with our lifestyles. Fortunately, tolerations are often easy to eliminate when you know how. The first step is to become aware of the tolerations[…]

Parking Lots Are Riskier Than You Think

More than 50,000 crashes occur in parking lots and garage structures annually, resulting in 500 or more deaths and more than 60,000 injuries. And, around the holidays, parking lots become even more dangerous.   Auto insurers report the number of claims spike on Black Friday and run above normal throughout the holiday shopping season. The[…]

How Binge-Watching Affects Your Sleep

I like a good binge-watching session as much as anyone. Not long ago, I blew through all 96 episodes of Entourage in about two weeks! It seems I’m in good company. According to a recent survey, 70 percent of Americans are binge watchers.   With technology including streaming services and on-demand content transforming the way[…]

5 Ways You’re Smarter Than Your Smartphone

These handheld wonders can make life easier — but is easier always better? Learn why it’s worth the time and effort to take back a few basic tasks.   Smartphones just keep getting smarter. We can now monitor our heart rates, adjust our thermostats, and refinance our mortgages with the same handheld devices we use[…]

Distracted Walkers Pose Threat to Self and Others

While distracted driving has commanded lots of attention (albeit not a commensurate amount of correction), another digital hazard — distracted walking — is on the rise, with sometimes disastrous consequences.   We’ve all seen it, and often felt it, as people looking down to text, tweet, read or play games on their smartphones crash into[…]