Author archive: Easy 101.5

10 Most Depressing Careers

10 Most Depressing Careers

10. Salesperson Many salespeople work on commission and may have to spend time away from home, family and friends because of travel. If a salesperson works independently, benefits may be limited. 9. Financial advisers and accountants Most people don’t like dealing with their own retirement savings. So can you imagine handling thousands or millions of…

These Words Have Actually Been Around for Years

These Words Have Actually Been Around for Years

Dictionary.com offers eight words that are older than you think: OMG The first citation of OMG in the Oxford English Dictionary appears in a 1917 letter from the British admiral John Arbuthnot Fisher to Winston Churchill.He writes, “I hear that a new order of Knighthood is on the tapis–O.M.G. (Oh!My God!)–Shower it on the Admiralty!!”…

Top 10 Songs for Getting in the Mood

Top 10 Songs for Getting in the Mood

Setting the mood doesn’t take much more than a few candles and the right soundtrack. But what songs will get you both in the mood? Digital music service Spotify commissioned music psychologist Daniel Mullensiefen of the University of London to find out which songs work best in the bedroom. To that end, he surveyed 2,000…

How You Like Your Eggs Reveals Your Personality

How You Like Your Eggs Reveals Your Personality

According to Dr. Beryl West, how you like your eggs reveals a lot about your personality: Sunny-side up: You are an optimist and easy going. Hard-boiled: You’re a no-nonsense type. You’re quick to form opinions. Soft-boiled: You’re gentle, sensitive, neat – but you’re not always easy to please. Scrambled: You’re agreeable and very steady. You…

What Not To Do When You First Wakeup

What Not To Do When You First Wakeup

What you do during the first 15 minutes after you first wake up in the morning could make your day successful or sabotage it. That’s the word from productivity coach Hillary Rettig, author of “The 7 Secrets of the Prolific,” who maintains that most of us are freshest and most energetic in the early morning…

Health Benefits of Kissing

Health Benefits of Kissing

(CNN) It’s Kiss Your Mate Day. The kiss. It can be so many things: sweet, loving, awkward, intense, transporting, disappointing, boring, sublime, life altering. On the delicious and passionate side of the spectrum, a smooch can be a heart-healthy micro workout, a hormone releaser and a mood booster. It’s also fun — and a great…

Medical Myths You Probably Believe

Medical Myths You Probably Believe

While cracking your knuckles is an unpleasant habit and may eventually injure your joints and weaken your fingers if you do it excessively, it will not cause arthritis. That’s just a myth — or something your mother told you to get you to stop doing it. There is a lot of homegrown medical advice most…

Improve Your Health In 5 Minutes

Improve Your Health In 5 Minutes

Got five minutes to spare? Use the time to improve your health by practicing one of these 10 top tips: Correct Posture Sitting at your desk, adjust the height of your chair so that your forearms are parallel to the floor when using a keyboard. Your thighs should be at right angles to your body….

Things To Do Before You Become a Mom

Things To Do Before You Become a Mom

Appreciate your body now, travel with your spouse, shower alone and more. Had you known exactly how life changing kids would be. If you’ve yet to have kids, let me suggest the following: 1. Enjoy sleep. Nap. It’s a luxury that becomes a necessity you never seem to have enough of. Buy nice sheets. Roll…

Your Favorite Dog Reveals Your Personality

Your Favorite Dog Reveals Your Personality

Did you know that the breed of dog you love best reveals key elements of your personality. Choose your favorite pooch and discover some interesting facts about the real you: Terriers, Beagles and Hounds You’re the leader of the pack and exude confidence and independence. Although you’re an affectionate person, you’re never needy or demanding….

Menu