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Are you in a relationship with your smartphone?

I have recently joined the 'Dark Force' and am now a proud owner of, yes, an iPhone. While having the 'world' at my fingers tips has made my life seem more productive, I began to wonder. Is it really?!   After AsapSCIENCE video, 5 Crazy Ways Social Media Is Changing Your Brain Right Now, I am not so sure. I've embedded the video below. Apparently, heavy social media usage triggers the same impact as a having a beer, in that it limits our decision-making capabilities and triggers the immediate pleasure-seeking side of our brain (Darn Reptilian brain!). (more…)
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Is ‘The One’ out there, or a form of self-medication in a world gone mad?

Hello again everyone! You know, this may be a heavy topic for Friday, but here goes. Does ‘the one’ exist? Or, have y'all been watching way too many romantic comedies? Personally, I think I've been watching way too many BBC specials and I'm hopelessly romantic. However, I don't kid myself by thinking there is some perfect man out there who is destined to be with me. Instead, I think they're probably at least 100 people would be perfectly happy with I had the luck to meet them, and probably about 1000 people I'd be pretty happy with nonetheless. That is…
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