All That Matters

In case you haven't heard, the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl last night. The final score was 41-33 in a game full of surprises and new football records. While many were rooting for the Eagles, the seemed stacked against them. This was only the third Super Bowl appearance … Continue reading All That Matters

Can You Hear Me, or Aren’t You Listening?

The human body truly is amazing. Take your ears, for example. So many of us take them for granted. Yet these odd looking appendages allow us to enjoy music, recognize friend from foe, and engage in meaningful communication. In fact, we rely on verbal communication to such an extent that references to ears and hearing … Continue reading Can You Hear Me, or Aren’t You Listening?

What Goes Around Comes Around: Why You Should Give First

In December of 1974, Phillip Kunz and his wife sat down to write their annual Christmas cards. To some people, they wrote short notes. Other cards included a family photograph. Each envelope included their return address in the upper left hand corner. The Kuntz’s mailed hundreds of Christmas cards that year – most of them … Continue reading What Goes Around Comes Around: Why You Should Give First

Get a Grip: Master the Handshake

Technically, it’s called dexiosis. That’s the short ritual in which “two people grasp one of each other’s like hands,” typically the right ones. In most cases, it’s accompanied by a brief up and down movement of the grasped hands. What we refer to as a handshake is thought to have originated in ancient Greece. Ruins … Continue reading Get a Grip: Master the Handshake