Posts Tagged People

Local opinion article published June 23rd, “The colour of time: On pride”…

In keeping with my promise to occasionally publish local articles, I’m posting this opinion article published in Sunday’s Newsday newspaper where the writer presents a brief exploration on the effects of time eventually intermingled with colours… Enjoy it here: https://newsday.co.tt/2019/06/23/the-colour-of-time-on-pride/ Advertisements

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How Unhealed Childhood Wounds Wreak Havoc in Our Adult Lives…

(from Tiny Buddha) I made many choices in my life that I wouldn’t have made had I recognized the unconscious motivation behind them, based on my childhood conditioning… Read the full article here: https://tinybuddha.com/blog/how-unhealed-childhood-wounds-wreak-havoc-in-our-adult-lives/

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It’s International Yoga Day…

Today is International Yoga day which was first observed around the world on June 21st 2015. Read more about it at the following sites: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Day_of_Yoga https://www.un.org/en/events/yogaday/ http://www.guardian.co.tt/article/international-yoga-day-2019-6.2.860275.50f3a9e415

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Two hours a week is key dose of nature for health and wellbeing…

Summary: .Spending at least two hours a week in nature may be a crucial threshold for promoting health and wellbeing, according to a new large-scale study… Read all about this here at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190613095227.htm

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As Water Scarcity Increases, Desalination Plants Are on the Rise…

After decades of slow progress, desalination is increasingly being used to provide drinking water around the globe. Costs for processing salt water for drinking water have dropped, but it remains an expensive option and one that creates environmental problems that must be addressed… Read about this rise in desalination processes here at Yale Environment 360: […]

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How to Be Like a Tree: Still, Strong, and Uniquely Beautiful…

Obtaining peace whilst dealing with stress and anxiety, through the simple beauty of trees… Read about this here at Tiny Buddha: https://tinybuddha.com/blog/how-to-be-like-a-tree-still-strong-and-uniquely-beautiful/

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How to Stop Catastrophizing: 7 Helpful Steps…

(Intro from the Positivity Blog) One of the most destructive daily habits I carried with me for a long time and I think is a very common one for many people was the thought habit of catastrophizing. What is catastrophizing?… Read the article here: https://www.positivityblog.com/catastrophizing/

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia…

Observed on May 17 every year… Read about it at the following sites: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Day_Against_Homophobia,_Transphobia_and_Biphobia https://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2019/05/17/idahot-2019-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-and-biphobia.print https://may17.org/ https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/international-day-against-homophobia/2019-05-17/ https://newsday.co.tt/2019/05/18/unaids-remove-discriminatory-laws-against-lgbti-people/

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The Invisible Effects of Social Media: When It’s Time to Stop Scrolling…

Here’s a thought provoking article for a social media engulfed world, read it here at Tiny Buddha: https://tinybuddha.com/blog/the-invisible-effects-of-social-media-when-its-time-to-stop-scrolling/

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A comprehensive map of how Alzheimer’s affects the brain…

Summary: Researchers performed the first comprehensive analysis of the genes altered in individual brain cells of patients with Alzheimer’s disease, allowing them to identify the distinctive cellular pathways affected in neurons and other types of brain cells… Read the full report on this research at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190501131400.htm

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Brunei’s Shariah Code & the New Stone Age (ipsnews.net)…

News and current affairs from ipsnews.net… KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Apr 15 2019 (IPS) – Over a week ago – on April 3 – Brunei, the tiny South East Asian kingdom on the island of Borneo, announced its citizens would face the full force of the Shariah law… Read the full article here: http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/04/bruneis-shariah-code-new-stone-age/

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New light on origins of modern humans…

Summary: The work confirms a dispersal of Homo sapiens from southern to eastern Africa immediately preceded the out-of-Africa migration… Read all about this research here at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190320101957.htm

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So Trinidad & Tobago is the happiest Caribbean country…

With yesterday being international happiness day (March 20th), it’s great to know that I live in the happiest Caribbean country even though we dropped a notch from last year, we’re in the 39th spot and the next Caribbean country after us is in the 50s… Read about the happiness report here: https://face2faceafrica.com/article/top-happiest-caribbean-countries-in-2019/2 And check out […]

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Why Are More Young People Having Heart Attacks?…

…According to a new study, heart attack rates are increasing in what may seem like an unlikely group: adults in their 20s and 30s… Read about this at LiveScience.com: https://www.livescience.com/64945-heart-attacks-young-people.html

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International Women’s Day: Don’t Let Anyone Tell You How Far You Can Go…

BARCELONA, Mar 4 2019 (IPS) – The data – with its sexism and its gaps – shows us that many of the barriers girls experience are determined merely by their gender… Read the rest of this article at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/03/international-womens-day-dont-let-anyone-tell-far-can-go/

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A Global Imperative: Empowering Women is Critical for World’s Economy & People…

WASHINGTON DC, Mar 1 2019 (IPS) – March 8 marks International Women’s Day, which provides a chance to reflect on the struggle for greater gender equality… Read the rest of this article at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/03/global-imperative-empowering-women-critical-worlds-economy-people/

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What’s Age Got to Do with It?…

It’s often said:  It’s not how old you are, it’s how old you feel.  New research shows that physiological age is a better predictor of survival than chronological age… Read the article here @ enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/56768-what-s-age-got-to-do-with-it

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Seas of Death and Hope…

STOCKHOLM / ROME, Feb 11 2019 (IPS) – The Mediterranean Sea is currently a sea of death. On the 20th of June every year, i.e. The World Refugee Day, an organization called UNITED for Intercultural Action publishes a “List of Deaths”, summarising information on where, when and under which circumstances a named individual has died due to the “fatal […]

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