Laughing Is Good For Your Mind and Your Body – Here’s What the Research Shows

Laughing Is Good For Your Mind and Your Body – Here’s What the Research Shows

By Janet M. Gibson, Grinnell College Amusement and pleasant surprises – and the laughter they can trigger – add texture to the fabric of daily life. Those giggles and guffaws can seem like just silly throwaways. But laughter, in response to funny events, actually takes a lot of work, because it activates many areas of…

3 Ways to Get Your Point Across While Wearing a Mask – Tips From An Award-winning Speech Coach

3 Ways to Get Your Point Across While Wearing a Mask – Tips From An Award-winning Speech Coach

By Cheryl Chambers, Mississippi State University You wear your mask, keep six feet between yourself and others and are committed to safety. But the measures that help minimize your risk of COVID-19 can also have an impact on your interactions with others. As you stroll the aisle of a supermarket, you approach someone who looks…