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  • 7 Lessons They Never Teach in School LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, 22 days ago
    For most parents with children still in school, the though must occur at least once a week: Just what are they teaching over there? It seems that there’s hardly a day without some controversy appearing in the news about lesson plans, text books and teachers’ qualifications. In many cases, though, it isn’t what they’re teaching in school that ...
  • World-class Educational Opportunities Are a Mouse Click Away LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, 22 days ago
    If you've ever wished you'd paid more attention in English Lit or knew more about the ancient Greeks, that knowledge and more is just a few clicks away. Many colleges and universities throughout the world offer online access to their courses—for free. And academic institutions aren’t your only option. These days, e-learning often takes place...
  • How to Change Someone's Mind LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Nov 2014
    Different perspectives help to make life more interesting. However, in certain situations you will find the art of persuasion is more useful. Whether you're looking for ways to improve your career or just want to make dogmatic friends think twice about their beliefs, here's what you need to know about the process of changing someone's mind.&...
  • Healthy Travel Tips for Cold and Flu Season LEARN | By Donna Hull, Nov 2014
    You’re on a fall trip where the golden leaves crunch beneath your feet and the cool air is invigorating — we interrupt this beautiful scene to bring you the sounds of coughing and sneezing. Yes it’s time for
  • Technology for Babies and Toddlers LEARN | By Ric Manning, Oct 2014
    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, Oct 2014
    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, Oct 2014
    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, Oct 2014
    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, Sep 2014
    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, Sep 2014
    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 Your Day LEARN | By My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Sep 2014
    Did you know that improving and maintaining flexibility is one of the five essential components of overall fitness? You can stay flexible with a daily stretch routine that requires no costly equipment and can be safely performed in the comfort of your home. Stretch routines take regular practice for the best improvements in flexibility, and j...
  • 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...
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