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5 Tips for Reducing Parental Anxiety

Parental anxiety is widespread. The latest figures from the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) indicate that 40 million US adults carry an anxiety disorder diagnosis each year. This figure doesn’t even reflect the less severe worry and... Read More

5 Smart Questions to Ask Your Auto Insurance Company

There were roughly 6.3 million auto accidents in 2018alone. Nobody plans to have an accident, so many people don’t fully know what their financial responsibilities would be if they were to have one. Premiums, deductibles, liability. Lots of... Read More

Steps to take before giving away, recycling or selling devices

Smart speakers have quickly become another way to gather information, listen to music and communicate with others to simplify our lives in our ever-more-connected world. It’s estimated that about 21% of people in the United States who are at... Read More

Mindfulness Won’t Save Us. Fixing the System Will.

Christina Torres Although I question the value of social media in my life, I do use it to find feel-good stories that provide a moment of self-care in dark times. So when I saw a video on my feed about a school using meditation instead of... Read More

Changing the culture of youth sports

Sports are great for kids, but too many kids are stuck on the sidelines because of an injury. Our research shows an alarming number of athletes are hiding injuries to stay in the game, getting injured as a result of a dirty play, or going back in the... Read More

Windows 10’s “Check for Updates” Button Just Got Safer

Microsoft promised to stop installing unstable updates when you click “Check for Updates” and now it’s delivering. Rather than automatically installing such updates, Windows gives you a “Download and install now” button. The button started... Read More

Remembering Mitchel: One Dad’s Mission To Prevent Distracted Driving

In this personal video testimony, Steven Kiefer shares the tragic story about his teenage son, Mitchel, who was killed when his car was hit by a distracted driver.  ... Read More

11 things unsuccessful people do over the weekend

Everybody’s working for the weekend, but how you spend your two days off may say something about how successful you are. What you get up to doesn’t really matter, per se. If you prefer lounging around the house to spontaneous adventures,... Read More

28% Watch Their Phones While They’re Watching TV, Finds Facebook

Many people aren’t really watching TV when they watch TV. They’re watching their phones, instead. According to a global study conducted by Facebook and market research company Eye Square, 28% of TV time is actually spent staring at a... Read More

Netflix considering random play button

Odds are you’ve watched your favorite show on Netflix enough times to pick up on the overarching plot no matter what episode you’re watching. Of course, you can manually choose an episode at “random,” but that takes a lot of... Read More

OTT Is Now Bigger Than Cable

The jury is still out on whether OTT is better than pay TV, but one thing is certain: OTT is now bigger than cable. For the first time ever, global subscriptions to online video services surpassed cable subscriptions in 2018, according to IHS Markit... Read More

Is Troubleshooting A Lost Art?

Let’s talk about perseverance under pressure. The way you handle yourself in the heat of battle is a determining factor of success in our industry. How do you react when things suddenly and most unexpectedly go awry? Do you explode into full-blown... Read More

Ways to improve your sound quality

While everyone agrees that high-quality audio will benefit a podcast, not everyone can afford to purchase expensive podcasting equipment or to upgrade their current equipment. If that’s you, we have good news! There’s a way to improve the... Read More

Streaming services expedite demise of satellite TV giants

Satellite TV is dying more quickly than Wall Street thought. Cheap streaming services from Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and YouTube are spurring surprisingly steep customer losses at Dish Network and DirecTV, the nation’s dominant satellite... Read More

What do you do – when you don’t know what to do?

First of all, when everything is going wrong in your life, you should keep in mind that emotions are big fat liars. You feel everything is going south, but it’s not true. Adversity is often a stepping stone to success. That is, if you don’t... Read More

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