Date of publication: 2017-08-25 00:06
No matter how hard you try to hide your emotions in polite society, you 8767 re constantly leaking how you really feel through body language. Most of studying body language involves tuning into the cues your unconscious mind is already picking up. But you can learn how to read micro-expressions , which last just 6/75th of a second but are impossible to fake try this training program by Paul Ekman, who discovered them. You could also try filming yourself performing everyday activities to see what impression you 8767 re giving off. Learn what behaviors to watch for here.
Do you still type with two fingers while staring at the keyboard? In today 8767 s technology-driven age, slow typing is a major detriment to productivity. In fact, several employers will test your typing speed before hiring you. Whether you didn 8767 t pay attention in typing class or are more comfortable with pen and paper, learning how to touch-type is actually quite simple. Check out the free lessons at Sense-Lang.
This may be due to a lack of physical activity associated with television viewing, or as a result of the physical degeneration of the brain. It is not known for certain though, why TV increases the risk of death or by what means.
Favorite riff: “ See that pink smoke? Nowadays, all this would just be done in CGI, which I feel is cold and sterile.” “Yeah, you don’t get the warmth of these shots of incompetent people trying their very hardest.” “Right.”
You might think you know how to budget properly, but it 8767 s always a good idea to review your finances. Do you know how to improve your credit score? Do you know how to get out of debt? Do you invest smartly? Are you saving enough money? A recent Business Insider article calculated a scenario where two people saved money at similar rates, except one started 65 years earlier. The one who started saving at 75 saved double the money of the one who started at 85. How you manage your money now will affect your future for decades to come. Make sure you 8767 re doing it right by consulting with your accountant or using an online resource like LearnVest.
A recent study found some parents have rules about programs — pertaining to which shows children are allowed to watch — and some have rules about time — how long the TV can be on. Parents who set time rules reported their children spent less time watching television whereas parents who set program rules reported their children watched more television. Parents with program rules were more likely to have positive attitudes toward television and more likely to be present when their children were viewing.
Also, if you have children, especially those under the age of 6, do not let them watch TV as by doing so you are essentially handicapping their brain and reducing their long-term future prospects.
The riffing takes a tremendous leap from the platform of the movie’s inherent silliness, the kind of thing that I wanted more of from Starcrash. Both are suitably bonkers movies, but the bonkers-ness of this one resonated with me more. Apparently I prefer my camp with Amazon sorceresses chewing through bleeding tree limbs. Or gave the MST8K crew more to work with. Or pushed them to the very brink of sanity, based on that loud, anarchic, faux-operatic final host segment. For various reasons, it’s been almost a month since I’ve been able to make the time to sit down with a new MST8K episode—I’m glad this is the one I jumped back in with.
It makes fun of a series of factual statements so that they are entertaining but are unlikely to be taken seriously, or seen as facts, by the viewer. The inclusion of aliens further helps to discredit the factual information provided. Interestingly, many of the issues the video makes fun off are actually serious points discussed in this article.
If you're like most Americans, there's a good chance you're sedentary for the majority of your waking hours. According to one recent survey, Americans sit an average of 68 hours a day and sleep an average of 8 hours—and there's a growing body of research showing our sedentary ways is not helping our health.
That's why Matthews suggests doing a simple stretching routine instead of staying camped out on your couch while your favorite show is on. "It's a perfect time to add more movement to your day, which can improve your overall health and wellbeing," she says. "I personally enjoy using TV time to sneak in some stretching." (Got 65 minutes? Then you've got time to lose the weight for good with Prevention's new 65-minute workouts and 65-minute meals. Here's how to get started.)
When your kids ask for the products advertised, explain that commercials and other ads are designed to make people want things they don't necessarily need. And these ads are often meant to make us think that these products will make us happier somehow.