Is the world getting better or worse? Have lifestyles around the world improved over time? What do the data on disease, hunger, and mortality indicate? Steven Pinker argues that the world is getting better for humans everywhere. He looks at data in several categories, including lifestyle and health. According to Pinker, we see improvements in both of these areas. Keep reading to learn why Pinker is optimistic.
Do you want to know how to age well? What lifestyle habits should you adopt to offset the effects of aging on your body and mind? Aging is an unpleasant yet inevitable part of life. However, people age at vastly different rates depending on their genetic profile and lifestyle habits. While you don’t have control over your genetics, you do have some control over your lifestyle. With this in mind, here are five not-so-secret tips on how to age well.
Why does anger make us behave in such uncharacteristic ways? How can you release anger in a peaceful and non-explosive way? People generally deal with anger by either suppressing it or releasing it through explosive outbursts. Of course, neither of these approaches is healthy. Angry outbursts can cause you to lash out and say things you don’t mean, while suppressed anger can cause you to behave in a passive-aggressive way. In this article, you’ll learn how to let go of anger in a constructive and non-violent way.
Wondering what causes childhood anxiety? What sources of stress do today’s children face? What behavior should parents look out for? More children are grappling with mental health issues due to factors like rising gun violence and pandemic stress, made worse by earlier puberty and 24/7 access to the internet. However, there is a lack of professional resources to identify and help children suffering from anxiety. Read on for an overview of what causes childhood anxiety in today’s society and what the symptoms are.
Is the world safe? Is violent crime getting worse? Are disasters more common and more deadly? In Enlightenment Now, Steven Pinker presents statistics in several areas to support his argument that the world is getting better for humans everywhere. One of those areas is safety, so he looked at data on injuries and deaths. With one exception, he concludes that the world is safer than in the past. Continue reading to get a good picture of the data, according to Pinker.
What is the female sexual response cycle? What are the steps of this cycle? According to Ian Kerner in his book She Comes First, there are four steps in the female sexual response cycle: excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution. Some people have criticized the idea of the cycle, while others have improved on it. Take a look at the female sexual response cycle to determine if it’s actually real.
Wondering if you should try online mental health care? What are the risks and benefits of using “telepsychology”? The recent boom of online mental health care has led to widely accessible online prescriptions. While there are notable benefits of accessible prescription medication, some worry about the potential for medication abuse and unnecessary over-prescription. Read on for a brief overview of the risks and benefits of online mental health care in 2022.
What’s the link between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and drug abuse? How serious is this issue? Research shows that those who suffer from ADHD respond well to treatment using medications like Adderall. However, the overprescription of these potentially addictive medications evokes unsettling echoes of the Opioid Crisis. Keep reading to learn the link between ADHD and drug abuse and if society is facing an “Adderall crisis.”
What is the clitoral network? Why do women achieve orgasms through clitoral stimulation? The clitoral network is spread throughout the female sexual region where nerves are most sensitive. This area is the key to women achieving orgasms. Learn more about the clitoral network from Ian Kerner’s book She Comes First.
What’s the connection between your brain’s reward system and addiction? How do experts explain the neuroscience of addiction? In Dopamine Nation, author Anna Lembke explores what causes addictive behaviors and how you can take back control. Lembke further explains both the neurological and emotional causes of the addiction cycle and overindulgence. Read on to learn about your brain’s reward system and addiction, according to Lembke.