Ainsley Lawrence is a writer who loves to talk about good health, balanced life, and better living through technology. She is frequently lost in a good book.
Cultivating Trauma Resilience in the Classroom
Our society, as a whole, is developing a greater awareness of trauma, and how it affects the human brain, especially when it comes to learning and behavior. Now more than ever, teachers at every level are more attuned to their students’ trauma, and what can be done to help their students become more resilient and successful in their educational careers and throughout their lives.
Why Eliminating Debt Can Actually Make You Healthier
Americans have a lot of debt, and an individual’s debt seems to increase as they earn more. The highest average amount of debt, $134,600, is seen among people in the age range of 45 to 54. The least amount is $34,600, held by those over the age of 75. Debt may be the norm, but it’s certainly not the healthiest or wisest way to live.
How Pets Can Benefit Children with Special Needs
The connections humans form with animals are truly amazing, inspiring, and unlike anything else. Pets play a comforting role in people’s lives as friends who can shape their companions’ personality, which is a reason many pet owners consider their cats and dogs as their children. Despite these valuable connections, pets are silent creatures who communicate in their own way—but having an affectionate creature who you don’t feel pressure to talk to and who isn’t going to judge you can help individuals, especially children, build better relationships with others.
Can CBD Treat Head Injuries?
CBD oil is being labeled as the miracle drug of the century, but it is worth looking more closely at what it really capable of and what is just public hype. Research has shown the uses and benefits of CBD oil for traumatic brain injuries in NFL players and car accident victims. If you have experienced a head injury and are looking for a natural solution, CBD may be an option to improve your situation.
How Science Fiction Will Influence the Future of Interior Design
Science fiction has been a cultural phenomenon for decades now, impacting the landscape of our lives in numerous ways, from our terminology and the way we think to what we wear, what we drive, and where we live. From architecture to color schemes and room layouts to furniture design, there’s little doubt that sci-fi has been shaping the appearance of our living spaces.
How Technology Has Transformed Music Education
It’s easy to write off music as a less important subject when compared to “more valuable” core subjects like English or Mathematics. This perspective is often borne out by experience; when funding gets tight, one of the first things to be affected in an educational system are the music programs, along with those of the other arts.
How Blockchain Technology Can Improve Healthcare
If you’ve been keeping up with banking, cryptocurrency, health tech, or major investments, then you may have heard of “blockchains.” But what is a blockchain, and how is it making its way into the healthcare industry? Before diving into this subject, we must understand what a blockchain is and how it affects us.
The Dos and Don'ts of Dieting with Your Dog
We share a lot of things with our beloved doggy friends; car rides, a bed, and maybe a few scraps while cooking dinner. We also share similar health concerns with our loyal companions. Too many treats and not enough exercise can lead to health complications down the road for both you and Fido. With that in mind, working alongside your dog to combat weight gain and other health problems is a great motivator to eat better and get that heart rate pumping.
Working in Cybersecurity
What do you think of when you hear the words “cybersecurity” or “hacking?” Does it invoke an image of a nerdy (but evil) man hidden in the shadows with a computer stealing your personal data? It’s possible. It might also bring up thoughts of things like the ever-present rumors of election hacking, because even the U.S. government has flaws in their infrastructure. While we tend to think of the United States as one of the most advanced countries, we also suffer the highest rate of all ransomware attacks worldwide.
Health Tech: To IoT & Beyond
It seems like every day there is some new and wildly impressive form of technological innovation on the market. These technologies often aim to make our lives more efficient, effortless, or straightforward. We are able to do more with the multitudes of information this technology is providing us.
Is Organic Coffee Healthier Than Tea?
Both tea and coffee are versatile, delicious drinks that can wake you up and put some pep in your step. While these drinks are similar, many people automatically make the assumption that tea must be the healthier option. However, coffee doesn’t exactly deserve the bad rap that it gets. Coffee, especially organic coffee, might actually be much healthier for you than you ever thought.