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First Dance Wedding Songs

From a new survey by OnBuy Can’t Help Falling In Love, Elvis Presley Your Song, Elton John Can You Feel The Love Tonight, Elton John Perfect, Ed Sheeran A Whole New World, Lea Salonga and Brad Kane You’ll Be In My Heart, Phil Collins I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing, Aerosmith At Last, Etta…

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Pandemic Break-Ups

It’s almost like being forced to spend every minute of your life with someone ISN’T a good thing. According to data from Dating.com, it’s possible that TWICE as many couples have broken up this year compared to last year.   67% of the new users on their site say they went through a break up in…

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Friends Or Family?

If you think spending time with your family is the key to happiness, think again. Southern Methodist University researchers find that people report higher levels of well-being while hanging out with their friends, compared to when they hang out with their romantic partner or children. In fact, being around their significant other predicted the lowest…

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Perfectionists May Be More Prone To Helicopter Parenting

It turns out parents with perfectionist tendencies are more likely to be helicopter parents. Researchers from two universities say that perfectionist parents may see their children’s success as a reflection on themselves, and may engage in over-parenting in an effort to achieve “perfect” results. The scientists say helicopter parenting is also known as “over-parenting”—or hovering…

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“The One”

According to a new survey, you’re most likely to meet them at age 27. The study, carried out by dating website Match.com, has found that the average age women find their life partner is 25, while for men it’s a few years later at 28. Match.com asked 2,000 men and women about their relationships. Here’s…

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Fairly Cheap Products That Make the Pandemic a Little Easier

What’s your best pandemic purchase so far?  And is there anything small you’ve bought that’s made things easier?  Here are a few we’ve seen that people swear by, that all cost $30 or less . . . 1.  Anti-fog spray for people with glasses.  You spray it on, and it keeps your glasses from fogging up when…

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‘Binge-Drinkers’ Brains Have To Work Harder To Feel Empathy For Other People In Pain

People who binge drink have a harder time feeling empathy for other people who are in pain, finds a new study. University of Sussex researchers found that binge-drinkers regularly showed greater signs of dysfunction in the area of their brains linked to empathy compared to those who don’t regularly drink alcohol. In fact, when shown…

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10 Movies You Need to Watch to Be More Successful

If you’d like to become more successful . . . but want to learn by sitting at home and watching movies . . . this list is perfect for you.   The website LifeHack.org assembled a list of 10 movies you need to watch to “be more successful.”  Here they are, along with a brief…

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Penn State Pauses After Rise In COVID Cases

By: Thomas Frank Carr   Penn State athletics has paused today after a significant rise in COVID-19 cases this week. The University releases their weekly testing results ever Wednesday and this time around, there were nearly 50 cases. “For the period of August 31-September 4, Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics conducted 920 COVID-19 tests of students with…

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Top Baby Names Of 2019

According to the Social Security Administration, here are the Top 10 Girls’ and Boys’ Names of 2019. Girls 1. Olivia 2. Emma 3. Ava 4. Sophia 5. Isabella 6. Charlotte 7. Amelia 8. Mia 9. Harper 10. Evelyn Boys 1. Liam 2. Noah 3. Oliver 4. William 5. Elijah 6. James 7. Benjamin 8. Lucas…

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Top Ways To Cope With Stress While Working From Home 

…. According to a new survey of 2,000 people by CBD Distillery  Watching TV – 54% Meditation – 42% Reading a book – 41% Making love – 36% Jogging – 32% Cooking – 32% Taking a hot bath – 29% Playing board games – 29% Yoga – 27% CBD Products – 26%

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Teens Who Think Their Parents Are Loving Are Less Likely To Be Cyberbullies

Your parents have an impact on whether or not you end up being a cyberbully, finds a new study. New York University researchers find that the more teens perceive their parents as loving, the less likely they were to engage in cyberbullying behaviors. When asked if their parents were loving, those that said “almost never”…

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The Most Common Things That Go Wrong When We Order Delivery

Food delivery has skyrocketed this year, with more than 60% of people getting food delivered at least a few times a month.   Unfortunately, the food delivery system isn’t perfect.  70% of people say they’ve had at least one delivery issue this year, and almost one in four people say they pretty much ALWAYS have an…

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How To Tell Someone Is Lying

Everyone has a tell when they are lying. But, as humans, we don’t always pick up on the clues. New lie-detecting software developed at the University of Michigan is able to analyze these words and gestures to determine with 75 percent accuracy whether someone is lying. A research team looked at video footage from courtrooms,…

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MTV Video Music Award Winners List

Here are the winners in Sunday night’s MTV Video Music Awards – Video of the Year: The Weeknd – “Blinding Lights” – Song of the Year and Best Collaboration: Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande: “Rain On Me” – Artist of the Year: Lady Gaga – Best New Artist: Doja Cat – Kemosab – Best Music…

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Losing Weight Is Easier If You Do So With Your Spouse

Trying to lose weight will be easier to do if your spouse also tries to do so. Researchers in the Netherlands found that couples who attempt to lose weight together are almost three times more likely to be successful than those who try to lose weight alone. People who had survived heart attacks were more…

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Fear Of Missing Out Impacts People Of All Ages

FOMO, or Fear Of Missing Out, is a phrase coined by young people, but a new study says it’s a feeling people of all ages can relate to. Washington State University researchers have found that aspects of self-perceptions, namely loneliness, low self-esteem and low self-compassion, were more closely associated with FOMO than age was. The…

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How To Stop Dwelling On Thoughts About Your Ex

Breaking up is hard to do. Breakup coach Trina Leckie says to continually think about your ex is normal, saying, “You get attached to them, so it’s hard to just suddenly adjust to life without them.” Online dating expert Julie Spira says a big thing that keeps people from moving on after a break-up is…

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‘Cooking Fatigue’ Affecting Most Americans During Pandemic

We’ve all been spending a lot of time at home the last six months, and that means more cooking. A new study of 2,000 U.S. adults finds 55 percent say that cooking during the pandemic has left them feeling fatigued. With restaurants operating limitedly, or not at all, people have been cooking an average of…

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Fashion’s Most Iconic Items

If anyone ever makes fun of you for wearing Crocs (as they should!), just point them to this list.  A new survey asked people to pick the most iconic fashion items of all time, and Crocs made the Top 10.  Here they are in order . . . 1.  Levi’s 501 jeans. 2.  Levi’s denim…