Florida Woman Sentenced to 30 Days in Jail for Coughing on Cancer Patient

Florida Woman Sentenced to 30 Days in Jail for Coughing on Cancer Patient

Florida Woman Coughs on Cancer Patient A Florida woman has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for intentionally coughing on a cancer patient during an altercation at a Pier 1 store. On June 21, 2020, Heather Sprague noticed Debra Jo Hunter berating Pier 1 employees for not giving her a refund on an item…

Waking up Just 1 Hour Earlier Cuts Depression Risk by Double Digits, Study Finds

Waking up Just 1 Hour Earlier Cuts Depression Risk by Double Digits, Study Finds

The temptation to sleep in when our schedules allow can be hard to resist. However, a recent study found that you can reduce the risk for depression by 24% by waking up an hour earlier. (1) Study: Wake Up Early To Cut Depression The study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and the…

The Hidden Message From Depression

The Hidden Message From Depression

The Hidden Message From Depression Typical symptoms of depression tend to create feelings of sadness or hopelessness in people. However, there are also many hidden symptoms of depression, teaching us that it is not just “surface-level sadness.” Here are some of the hidden symptoms of depression that ask us to pay closer attention to the signals our…

Baking Is The Best Way To Alleviate Stress—Yes, Really

Baking Is The Best Way To Alleviate Stress—Yes, Really

When the pandemic spread across the country, many people didn’t know what to do with their free time. While some hunkered down to binge-watch their favorite shows, others decided it was the perfect opportunity to get fit. However, if the empty flour shelves in the grocery stores can be any indication, even more people went…

Scientists Show What Loneliness Looks Like In The Brain

Scientists Show What Loneliness Looks Like In The Brain

According to a recent study, an estimated 10 to 20 percent of adults suffer from loneliness or feelings of isolation. The study focused on the brain’s reaction to loneliness, identifying distinct brain variations and offering clues to how loneliness affects us. (1) Loneliness And The Brain Headed by a team at McGill University, the study identified neurobiological…

How To Sleep Better During The Pandemic

How To Sleep Better During The Pandemic

The COVID-19 virus hasn’t just been causing people stress during the day; it has also given many horrible nightmares ruining sleep. Recently a website was created called ‘I Dream of COVID‘ that asks people to submit dreams and especially their strangest and scariest ones. Sleep experts say there are four primary tips to help relieve…