Body Language

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Have you seen those crazy videos? The ones that decode people’s body language while they are being interviewed. The experts call it the science of body language.

Yes, of course, we all express fear, anger, and laughter by using facial expressions and other body movements. But these experts have gone…


Learning disability

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There are many myths and legends about dyslexia. You sometimes hear that kids just need to try harder at reading or that the main problem is that they reverse letters so that “b” becomes “d” and so on. …


Education

I always thought that homeschooling was not the ideal way to educate a child. I reflected on the training of teachers and social interaction with other children. How do kids learn how to cope with social dynamics, playing, witnessing, or coping with bullying, just to name a few? …


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It seems that teachers and parents are more worried about the sexual harassment of teens than the teenagers themselves. They are right to be worried as I will try to explain in this article.

The sad fact, revealed in an Ofsted report in the UK shows that the whole sexual…


Work

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I always expected my boss or manager to be an inspiring leader. Maybe I was expecting too much. In many cases, they left me wondering how on earth they had got where they were. There were a few glorious exceptions, thankfully. These were the tough leaders who led by example…


Coronavirus

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While watching an Italian TV talk show last night, I listened to a biologist and journalist, Barbara Gallavotti, who was being interviewed. She spoke about how researchers at MIT were developing an app that could tell whether a person was an asymptomatic COVID-19 case or whether they were free of…


Parenting

Smart working may or may not make life easier for Moms. Photo by Standsome Worklifestyle on Unsplash

I know I am biased because my mother was a working Mom. But I believe the skills we had to learn were invaluable as we grew up and later on in adulthood. Is there any evidence for this?

I was very happy to read the Harvard study which confirmed my…


Health

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I have reached breaking point. Every time I turn on the TV, there is a talk show and they are talking about you know what. That virus thing. I will not even mention it! There will be variations on what virologists, epidemiologists, immunologists, and politicians think now. …


COVID-19

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Here we are in one of the coldest places on the planet to watch the Special COVID-19 Vaccine Winter Olympics in January 2021. I am your host Robbie Jab for to-day. Yes, we are ahead of you because we have used our time machine.

We are particularly excited for the…


Health

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We all know about the placebo effect. Once we get the prescription, we are ready. It does not matter if it is the real drug or just an inert substance. Just take it and we will enjoy great health.

I love the placebo effect. Makes you want to give up…

Robert W. Locke

Satire, humor, Italy, politics, mental health, life lessons & parenting. Amazon author:- https://www.amazon.com/author/rlocke Contact: colbor at yahoo dot com

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