If the average person was asked what trace mineral in the body…
- Is found in muscles, eyes, the brain, and other major parts of the body
- Plus, helps regulate our body’s immune response, and is essential to brain development
- Plus, helps promote sleep
- And, is the second most common trace element in the human body
…probably not many would confidently answer, zinc. (more…)
A brief article in the August issue of Psychology Today looks at the current state of affairs of personality tests.
The inconsistency of some of their standards has given rise to doubting the value of results. Indeed, popular ‘Temperament Sorter’ and ‘Type Indicator’ programs include undesirable features such as “ambiguous language and false dichotomies”. (more…)
In September 2015 a comedy-drama film called “The Intern” was released in theatres. Starring Robert de Niro and Anne Hathaway, it told the story of a retired, 70 year-old widower (de Niro) who returns to the work-force as part of a new senior intern program launched by a highly successful, internet clothing company, run since its start in her kitchen 18 months earlier, by its hyper-active founder (Hathaway).
The film’s overall box-office gross overall was close to $200 million (budget approx. $35 million). It was a financial success, but tended to be overlooked by many in the industry because of its being tagged as something of a ‘chick flick’, and which didn’t feature IMAX worthy special effects. (more…)
It’s early July, and the times (i.e. morning and night), they’re only limited respites from hot and humid.
What could be more fun? According to some pundits in the media in Canada, we should be grateful for whatever we get, because it’s much better than the cold of mid-winter. Indeed, they consider the extremely uncomfortable conditions in eastern Canada this past week, outside the protection of air-conditioning, are simply part of the price to pay. (more…)