Category: living

When Stillness Calls Loudest—How to Minimize Noise

I don’t suppose there has ever been a noisier culture than the one in which you and I currently find ourselves. There used to be a time that when we were away from home, a ringing phone did not have the capability of interrupting our lives. Today, we and our phones are literally joined at…


Number of Americans Living Paycheck to Paycheck Jumps 7 Percent, Report Shows

A growing number of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck despite increasing wages, a newly released report found. PYMNTS and Lending Club released the report, which says that 61 percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, an increase of 7 points since May 2021. The report also found 54 percent of Baby Boomers and…


Number of Americans Living Paycheck to Paycheck Jumps 7 Percentage Points, Report Shows

A growing number of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck despite increasing wages, a newly released report found. PYMNTS and Lending Club released the report, which says that 61 percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, an increase of 7 points since May 2021. The report also found 54 percent of Baby Boomers and…


Meet Methuselah, the Oldest Living Aquarium Fish

SAN FRANCISCO—Meet Methuselah, the fish that likes to eat fresh figs, get belly rubs and is believed to be the oldest living aquarium fish in the world. In the Bible, Methuselah was Noah’s grandfather and was said to have lived to be 969 years old. Methuselah the fish is not quite that ancient, but biologists…


Seven Ways to Make Cities Better for Mental Health

Much of the world lives in urban settings, with North America housing 82% of its population in cities. But while cities can be attractive places to live, providing work and recreational opportunities for people, they can also be lonely and unhealthy. In fact, a recent survey of mayors in 126 American cities found that the…