We’ve all been guilty of using hyperbole in our relationships before. We promise our loved one we would take a bullet for them or give them a kidney without question. However, when push comes to shove, many of us would never risk our own lives to help someone else. Especially someone we are not related
Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toy maker Mattel has introduced its first Barbie with Down syndrome in a bid to make its famous doll range more inclusive. In a statement on Tuesday, Mattel said it had worked with the National Down Syndrome Society in the United States to make the doll, which has a shorter frame and longer torso
Betty Glover dreamed of retiring. And no doubt, at 91 years old she has spent more than 70 YEARS working at least one job. Sometimes two. Born during the Great Depression, she started working at the age of 20 after getting an accounting degree at Fresno State and hasn’t stopped. Over the years Glover has
“You’re so hard on yourself. But remember, everybody has a chapter they don’t read out loud. Take a moment. Sit back. Marvel at your life; at the mistakes that gave you wisdom, at the suffering that gave you strength. Despite everything, you still move forward, be proud of this. Continue to endure. Continue to persevere.
Descrease article font size Increase article font size Health Canada is cracking down on junk food advertisements aimed at children by proposing to restrict television and digital media that promote unhealthy eating. The updated proposal, published Tuesday, will form the basis for draft regulations to amend the Food and Drug Regulations, according to Health Canada,
If you think it’s too late to follow your passion, think again. 56-year-old Jim Fullan is about to change your mind. His entire life, Fullan dreamt about playing college baseball. But, as it so often does, life had other plans. After failing to make the baseball team in high school, Fullan gave up. “I never
Judith Coates, a cancer survivor from Orillia, Ont., had her breast implant for six months before feelings of chest pain, blurry vision and breathing difficulty started to take hold of her health. She even started dropping things as she said she had numbness in her hands. In 2015, Coates had a textured silicone implant after
Shilah Madison Calvert-Yin is a 12 year old girl from Australia with a rare genetic condition that causes quite the unique hair texture. Shilah has Uncombable Hair Syndrome – which means her hair shafts are heart-shaped and missing a protein that makes the strands sit straight. The condition causes hair to grow in a frizzy,
✨ Prepare to be inspired! In this powerful video, Dr. Jordan Peterson reveals the reasons why we underestimate ourselves and teaches us how to break free from our self-imposed limitations. If you’re struggling to find your grounding and make sense of your darkest days, this is a must-watch. It’s time to unleash your true potential!
Prom is supposed to be special for every student, but one high school senior from Nashville, Tenn., was left out entirely when they were refused entry for wearing a suit rather than a dress. B Hayes, an 18-year-old, non-binary student at Nashville Christian School, said the school’s dress code disallowed them from wearing the all-black
More than 6,000 people are now alive because of one man. Nicholas Winton never expected to see such a sight. Seated in the front row, he was stunned as dozens of people stood up all around him. They started to clap. Winton started to cry. No one was ever supposed to know. The humble man
Change is daunting. Change is terrifying. Change invites in the unknown. But mostly, change is inevitable. The truth is that, throughout our lives, things are absolutely going to shift and move around and evolve. And while some of these changes are out of our control, there are definitely facets of our existence that are within
“There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.” ~John Green I remember being fifteen. I was a high school freshman who loved drawing, books, Harry Potter, and Taylor Swift. I hated math class with a passion. I had a loving family and a small white dog named Maddie. I wanted to be a
Feedback is one of those icky subjects. At Think Productive, we’ve been on a mission recently to drive up our own feedback culture, as well as it being something we help many of our clients do too. This means getting savvy about both giving and receiving feedback. It’s never easy, but here are a few
After seven decades of work, 91-year-old Betty Glover is finally able to retire. The Oregon supermarket worker had to take matters into her own hands, setting up a GoFundMe fundraiser to raise the money that will allow her to rest. Glover, according to Oregon’s Rogue Valley Times, launched her online money-raising effort a couple of
On this episode, we chat about Chris’s experiment to use a flip phone for a month. Topics covered include: The utility we get from smartphones; Big phones versus small phones; The “jobs to be done” theory of using our devices; How gathering has become digital; How communication norms have changed over time; Managing norms within