Category: Lifestyle

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Legislation allowing banks to serve the cannabis business is gaining momentum

Legislation allowing banks to serve the cannabis business is gaining momentum

Cannabis banking can be conducted safely and efficiently, according to one Oregon-based credit union The push for legislation that would allow banks to do business with cannabis companies without the risk of federal enforcement action is gaining momentum, and credit unions are playing a key role. The National Association of State Treasurers adopted a resolution...

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Cannabis An Exercise Aid?

Cannabis An Exercise Aid?

When it comes to cannabis use and physical activity, the popular perception is split: On one hand, stereotypes perpetuate the idea of sedentary stoners who sit around snacking. On the other, groups like the World Anti-Doping Agency consider cannabis a performance-enhancing drug, and more and more professional athletes cite cannabis as a key component of...

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10 Cannabis-Fueled Cultural Movements That Changed the Game

10 Cannabis-Fueled Cultural Movements That Changed the Game

Researchers from University College London published a paper entitled “Hyper-Priming in Cannabis Users” in 2010, which shows that consuming cannabis helps the human mind connect seemingly unrelated concepts more quickly and efficiently—the exact kind of thinking associated with heightened imagination, innovation, and creativity. So you don’t just feel more creative when you’re stoned, you are...

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Increase productivity without giving up your free time

Increase productivity without giving up your free time

When you were in school, did you ever notice how some students needed a full week and weekend to prepare for an exam, while others could simply spend a few days and achieve the same outcome? As adults, do you find yourself leaving work at 5 p.m. on the dot, making everything look easy, while...

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Why do airplanes look like nightclubs now?

Why do airplanes look like nightclubs now?

Airlines have embraced blue lighting to upgrade the flying experience. The travel journalist Paula Froelich remembers walking onto her first Virgin America flight and thinking, “What is this, a club?” When the airline launched in the US in 2007, industrial designer Adam Wells decided to avoid the sickly “yellow-green fluorescent lighting” standard on planes in...

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Instagram Will Soon Hide Your Likes.

Instagram Will Soon Hide Your Likes.

Recently, the popular social media app, Instagram, has been quietly testing a new feature that would hide your number of likes from all your followers or other accounts. Basically, the public won’t be able to monitor the number of likes that your post gets. The original poster will be the only one who would be...

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To Change the Way You Think, Change the Way You See

To Change the Way You Think, Change the Way You See

“Think Different,” said the famous 1997 Apple advertisement. Excellent advice, obviously, to all creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs. But, along with thinking differently in order to come up with revolutionary new ideas or products, there is also seeing differently. Great creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs look at the world in ways that are different from how many of...

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Couples Connect, Share and Stand 4 Life

Couples Connect, Share and Stand 4 Life

Ronnie and Shamari DeVoe & Martez and Woodrina Layton to co-host 3rd Annual Atlanta Married 4 Life Walk Atlanta residents will join the co-hosts for a two mile walk to emphasize the importance of marriage counseling and coaching to strengthen marriages and prevent divorce. Ronnie and Shamari DeVoe will co-host the 3Rd Annual Married 4...

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Reclaiming Friendship:

Reclaiming Friendship:

Friendship, C.S. Lewis believed, “like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself … has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” But the poetic beauty of this sentiment crumbles into untruth for anyone who has ever been buoyed from the pit of despair by the unrelenting kindness...