Category Archives: Health

Library Link of the Day: Pink Noise for Sleep

Courtesy of BerkeleyWellness.com: Q: I’ve heard that “pink noise” is more effective than white noise for sleep. Is that true? A: They both may help, but it’s not clear whether one type is more effective than the other since no studies … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Holding a Grudge Can Be Bad for Your Health

Courtesy of WebMD: “To forgive is divine and, if Hope College researchers are correct, it may also be healthy. Researchers at the college in Holland, Mich., say forgiveness seems to be better for people than holding a grudge, at least … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Awkward Silences, 4 Seconds Is All It Takes to Feel Rejected

Courtesy of Time Magazine: “It’s the pause that doesn’t refresh, the awkward moment that you relive over and over and over after you’ve realized that once again, you’ve put your foot in it. New research from Holland suggests that good conversational flow … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Different Types of Meditation Do Different Things to Your Brain

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “When you think about meditation, you probably imagine someone splayed cross-legged with their eyes closed, perhaps while chanting. If you’ve tried your hand at meditation, you might even think about sitting quietly while focusing on your breath … Continue reading

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