Friday, January 9, 2009

Post for January 9, 2009 from Margaret

Playing Tetris Good Treatment for Trauma

"Playing Tetris, rated one of the greatest video games of all time, immediately after traumatic events appears to reduce flashbacks that plague sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a British study."

For more of this story, click here...

The 11 Best Foods You Aren’t Eating

Here is an article from the New York Times's list of most-viewed stories from 2008.

Click here to see the list of best foods.

A Message From Gary Sinise

"As we begin a new year, I want you to remember something.

In these dangerous times, with wars raging on multiple fronts, it is important to remember there are millions of men and women who have volunteered to wear a uniform to serve and protect our great country. Whether you support the war or not, everyone should say thank you to our troops."

Read about more of his message here

Best and Worst Developments Affecting the Family in 2008

"In the January 2009 issue of World Congress of Families News, the World Congress of Families has released a list of the 'Best And Worst Developments Affecting The Family In 2008' "

Read the more about this list here

Low-Cost Date Ideas for Cash-Strapped Couples

"Just because you are low on cash doesn’t mean that you and your sweetie can’t enjoy high-quality time together. You just have to be creative in choosing activities that don’t cost much, but provide concentrated, meaningful interaction that will enrich your relationship. Why not try some of these refreshing ideas for dates that won’t strain your budget?"

Read the list here

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