Lifestyle

Transition to College: Tips for Students With ADHD


By Jennifer Seter Wagner Securing accommodations for younger kids with ADHD can be challenging and tedious. Both parents and teachers typically serve an important role in the successful ADHD student’s school life by helping them stay organized and prioritize their work. But the transition to college can bring a new set of challenges, particularly since students will suddenly find...

Nothing More Exciting Than Birthday Greetings From Your Dentist


I just had a birthday and received greetings by text and email from several friends and family members, as well as my dentist. Some of my close friends do not remember my birthday, but my dentist always does. He must really like me.  I wonder if he remembers the birthdays of any other patients. Perhaps...

The Many Benefits of Being Bilingual


I’ve always been impressed with people who are bilingual, trilingual or even quadrilingual. That’s because I can speak only one language fluently.  Despite studying French in high school, I can remember only a handful of phrases, such as “Comment allez-vous?” (How are you?), “Je m'appelle Melvin” (My name is Melvin) and “Je suis une bonne...

Jay-Z and Beyoncé buy most expensive home in California history


Jay-Z and Beyoncé have made history by buying the most expensive home in California for a staggering $200 million. The music superstars closed the deal on a 30,000-square-foot mansion in Malibu that overlooks the Pacific Ocean and features a private art collection, a pool, and a water feature.  The home was designed by renowned architect...

An Urgent Request to Save America


Dear Reader, I have an urgent request for you: Please run for president! Let me put it another way: Please, please, please, please run for president! I’m begging you. I will not ask you to do anything else for the rest of the year, I promise. I just need you to run for president and save America from...

Minimum number of steps you should walk to avoid lifestyle diseases


Walking is the easiest and one of the most effective ways to shed kilos and take care of your heart and mind. It can help you lose weight sustainably with little risk of injuries and less impact on your joints, knees, or muscles. According to studies, walking can improve blood pressure, slow down heart...

Michela Ferriero’s wedding dress with over 50,000 crystals creates Guinness World record


An exquisite wedding gown with over 50,000 crystals, created by an Italian bridal shop, Michela Ferriero, has officially broken the Guinness World Record for the most crystals on a bridal outfit.  The wedding gown debuted during the Si Sposaitalia Collezioni fashion show in Milan on April 14, 2023, after four months of preparation, as per...

Seven Simple Rules to Stay off the No Fly List


The United States has a no-fly list but is considering a second no-fly list that’s similar to India’s no-fly list.  The current list, administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), is for anyone with terrorist ties. You'll almost certainly be put on the list if you wear a tie adorned with pictures of Osama...

If you are addicted to sales, get help!


If you have something you’d like to sell, here’s some advice: Don’t just put the item on sale – put the item on “SALE!” What I mean is this: you need to mark it up and then mark it down. For example, if you want to sell your wide-screen TV online for $150, make sure...