Archive for November, 2016

Mansplaining, feminism, and the war of the sexes

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

“What war” you may be asking yourself. And Mansplaining, what is that? If you haven’t heard, it’s a term used to describe when a guy talks down to a woman, especially when she is a colleague or other business associate.
A condescending attitude is not a new thing—many of us have felt talked down to by […]

In a social slump? Try

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

If you are a single adult living alone in a major metropolitan area—you may feel as though you are surrounded by a sea of couples. Perhaps many of your old friends are in serious relationships or have moved on to marriage, and many of your co-workers could also be attached. Therefore, finding other singles to […]

Words from the Dalai Lama that could benefit intimate relationships

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

The NY Times has an interesting piece running today by The Dalai Lama and Arthur C. brooks. It explores what is behind our anxiety—the fear of “being unneeded.” According to the authors, for all the progress the world has made on human rights, poverty, sexism, and hunger—there is still much anger, discontent, and a feeling […]

Is Facebook good for you, bad for you, or both?

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

A new study has come out that examined how the use of Facebook impacts our health—that’s right, our physical health. Not surprising, the results show a complicated result—its use correlates to users living longer—but this is when it serves the purpose of enhancing and maintaining social ties. That part makes sense and is consistent with […]