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  • Technology for Babies and Toddlers LEARN | By Ric Manning, 8 days ago
    When our kids were little, the closest thing they had to a high-tech gadget was the Speak & Spell, a tablet-sized device that used a keyboard and a speech synthesizer to teach kids to spell words that they hear. They were happy to spend time with the device and I think it helped give them a head start in school. These days, we’re always l...
  • Using Psychotherapy to Improve Your Quality of Life LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, 10 days ago
    Your quality of life doesn't just involve creature comforts—it also has to do with feeling good about yourself, achieving your potential, and enjoying fulfilling relationships with others. But life is full of ups and down, and painful experiences, negative thinking, and health problems sometimes interfere with your quality of life. When this ...
  • How Do Antidepressant Medications Work? LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, 21 days ago
    Many people who are depressed or anxious may be prescribed medications to treat depressive symptoms. While feeling blue is common, and most people experience depression in their lives at some point, some people may simply not have the chemical make-up within their own brain to rein in clinical depression without the aid of medications. If you...
  • 16 Delightful English Words You Never Learned in School LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, 21 days ago
    Many articles discussing the English language focus on getting rid of bad habits. However, it can also be useful to look at weird and wonderful words that are typically underused. If you're wondering how to improve your mood, take a look at some of these delightful and unusual words.   
  • There's a Class for That? 20 Classes You Didn't Know You Could Take LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, 29 days ago
    Education can be a life-long experience if you embrace it as such. Of course, you may not want to return to the days of algebra and physics. There are, however, a wide array of courses and workshop-style classes that allow you to explore all sorts of educational possibilities. The following classes are just a few you might consider.
  • Make over Your Nest if It's Empty LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, 29 days ago
    When the kids move out, the house feels empty. There's no getting around that momentary feeling. The trick is not to live in that emptiness, but to transition to a new and, ultimately, gratifying lifestyle. Glory in the thought that you've raised your kids up to be the adults they are and use that new-found space to enhance your well-being an...
  • What Happens To Your Facebook When You Die? LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Sep 2014
    If you are like many people today, you've embraced Facebook, creating a profile that gives you contact with people that you love, attended school with at some point in your life, work alongside of, or have only met a few times. Some people use Facebook to learn new stuff every day, while others log on so they can keep in touch with the people...
  • The Best Morning Stretches to Start off Your Day LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Sep 2014
    Morning stretches are a great way to ease into your day and prime your body for anything and everything that comes your way. Balancing work and life can take a toll on you physically and mentally so it's important to combat the stress with a fitness routine that begins with stretching. Even if you only work out a couple times a week, a sessio...
  • Teen Jargon, Deconstructed LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Sep 2014
    When every third expression sounds utterly baffling, talking to a teenager can involve stepping out of your comfort zone to a significant degree. In fact, teen jargon can be so confusing that understanding it might as well be the basis of a 'hobbies for seniors' class! Luckily, even a basic grasp of the most relevant modern expressions can b...
  • Rent Anything with the New Sharing Community LEARN | By Ric Manning, Sep 2014
    My list of chores used to be pretty long: Pick up laundry and carry-out meals. Shop for groceries. Assemble the latest contraption from Ikea after asking a neighbor to borrow his tools.   But that was before I discovered all the people on the Internet who are ready to do ...
  • The Frozen Food Guide: What to Freeze & For How Long LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Sep 2014
    Many people turn to the freezer as a way to keep their food longer, giving them the opportunity to stock up on seasonal buys at good prices. Before you start, it's a good idea to look over a few healthy food tips. Remember that foods frozen at their peak will taste better than if you freeze them after they've been around for a while. Also, ma...
  • Embracing Grandma's Lost Arts LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Aug 2014
    Did you once have a grandmother that used to love to quilt or, perhaps, a great aunt that made canning a ritual part of her summer schedule? In this digital age when so many of us are tied to our work schedules and are busy with our hectic lives, it can be rejuvenating to slow down and revisit some of the pastimes our relatives once performe...
  • How to Have the Best Clothing Swap LEARN | By Beth Zeigler, Aug 2014
    How To Have the Best Clothing Swap   We all know that we need to declutter once the dresser drawers start overflowing but it seems like there are so many other priorities that end up getting taken care of first. I always notice that my closet is getting out of control whe...
  • Bedroom Makeover Tips LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Aug 2014
    When you need a change around your home, consider making over your bedroom. You can transform your bedroom to a space that not only suits your style, but enhances your comfort too. The following tips can help you achieve a great makeover that will complement your home's overall décor and a new look for your room may even help you to get out o...
  • The Truth about Diet Soda... LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Aug 2014
    If you've been under the impression that diet soda is a healthy alternative to regular sodas and sugar-laden beverages, think again. Many nutritionists and researchers have asserted that diet soda is one of the worst things you can drink. Moreover, it may not prevent weight gain either as many people believe. Because it can compromise your he...
  • Myths about the Moon LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Aug 2014
    Since prehistoric times the moon has been a source of mystery and lore. The ancients associated the moon with many mystical properties and legends. Interestingly, many of these moon myths still persist today. The following myths have long been held as true among peoples; however, modern research suggests that there may not be merit to these m...
  • Great Apps to Help Manage Your Life LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Aug 2014
  • Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet LEARN | By Dr. Anne Meneghetti, MD, Jul 2014
    Seasonally clearing away expired medicines and old cosmetics can protect your well-being and your loved ones, too.  Consider these tips for disposing these products in a way that is safest for your family – including pets – and the environment.   Check...
  • Pack Wisely for Your Next Picnic LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Jul 2014
    Cheeseburgers, hot dogs, club sandwiches, potato salad, chips, and s’mores may be your go-to picnic fare, but these classic picnic foods are not particularly healthy choices for anyone trying to maintain a balanced diet. The ideal picnic calls for foods that are not only delicious and nutritious but also portable. Impress your fellow picnick...
  • Bad Breath: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Jul 2014
    A case of halitosis, or bad breath, is often the result of eating something with a strong taste. However, food is only one of the causes, and remedying bad breath isn’t always as simple as passing on the onions or swishing with a minty mouthwash. If you’re concerned about chronic bad breath, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans have halitosis, ...
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