How about we try UBI? Yang’s freedom dividend puts money into people’s hands so they can make the changes they need and get the boot off their neck to just breathe. $1,000 a month is a life changing amount of money for so many people! You can afford small local colleges without having to work. Parents […]
The critical need to know about sunscreens!
Chances are, you will be picking up some sunscreen. From being outside, cycling outdoors, to enjoying a cook-out Americans purchased 69% of the 150 million total products of sunscreen in 2018 from late April to mid-August, according to market research firm IRI (https://www.consumerreports.org/sunscreens/best-sunscreens-of-the-year/). Dermatologists say the best sunscreen is one that you will use […]
The power of a weighted blanket!!
How much do you know about weighted blankets? The theory is that a heavier than normal blanket hugs a sleeper, and may prevent tossing and turning. As a result, the sleeper feels more secure, and sleeps more soundly and for longer periods of time. From easing the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder to […]
United States women’s national soccer team!
I just wanted to do a quick shout out to the United States women’s soccer team for winning the World Cup against the Netherlands in a score of 2 – 0. I have been watching the games. Fantastic job ladies!!
Bias and Perception
No matter whom we are as people or where we come from; our beliefs or assumptions are shaped by our experiences, upbringing, race, gender, in the facts we choose to accept, and even the biased shortcuts our brains take to process information can cloud our judgment. In some sense our own biases don’t always […]
What is love and what it is not
What is love? Love is one of the most profound emotions known to humans. There are many kinds of love, but most individuals seek its expression in a romantic relationship with a compatible partner. For some, romantic relationships are meaningful and illuminate all parts of life, providing a deep source of fulfillment. The ability to […]
Chad Francour Tunnel Vision Tunnel Vision One of the great things about science is it can change the way we view the world. This paper will change the way we view many things including poverty, loneliness, time, and hunger. It is a tale about the psychological phenomenon of scarcity. It affects everything in our […]
Addressing another Issue of Stigma
Chad Francour Stigma Addressing Another Issue of The Stigma of HIV In the 1980s and early 1990s, the outbreak of HIV and AIDS swept across the United States and rest of the world. What the general public saw was an already stigmatized group of individuals and the media […]
Marriage Takes Work
Chad Francour Marriage Marriage Takes Work No matter how many a person has been to in his or her life, it is hard to shake the contagious optimism of a wedding. Couples vow to love one another through sickness and in health, for richer or poorer, and till death do us apart. Many marriages, however, […]
Slow Down, We All Are Moving to Fast!
Chad Francour Slow Down Slow Down, We All Are Moving to Fast! Thomas Helen and his team in Norway fixed three cameras on the side of a train. The peaceful video was broadcasted for seven hours and 12 minutes. 1.2 million Norwegians watched part of the program. The new sensation is known as Slow Television […]