The Vernal Equinox. It’s not the longest day of the year. It’s not the shortest. It’s the…well…what is it? Check out this visual representation using satellite data: Then read a further explanation from NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day Blog: >> APOD: 2014 March 19 – Equinox on a Spinning Earth. Happy Spring Equinox! Continue reading What does the Equinox look like from space?
Laws of averages play out in unsuspecting ways, including attraction. >> Cheerleader Effect: Why People Are More Beautiful in Groups | The Atlantic Continue reading Cheerleader Effect: Why People Are More Beautiful in Groups
What’s this face conveying? Weigh in on this and 19 more on the Greater Good Emotional Intelligence Quiz. >> Emotional Intelligence Quiz | Greater Good Continue reading How well do you read other people? Take the Emotional Intelligence Quiz
Don’t understand the acronyms? This has to do with federal research of mental health. It raises questions about the ways mental disorders are diagnosed. But moreover, it challenges they way medical professionals think about mental disorders. Unlike our definitions of ischemic heart disease, lymphoma, or AIDS, the DSM diagnoses are based on a consensus about clusters of clinical symptoms, not any objective laboratory measure. In … Continue reading NIMH to move away from DSM
“How are you?” “Oh, you know, crazy busy.” If you find yourself responding like that, or if you find yourself dealing with lots of people who respond like that, then this blog post is a great read. >> Busyness is Not a Virtue : iDoneThis blog How do you deal with feelings of being crazy busy all the time? Or do you feel that way at … Continue reading Busyness is Not a Virtue
NPR presents a report on a study that showed that most people underestimate the degree to which their personalities and values will change in the future. >> Read and listen: You Can’t See It, But You’ll Be A Different Person In 10 Years : Shots – Health News : NPR How often do you stop to contemplate what you will be like in 10 years? I … Continue reading Who will you be 10 years from now?