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Miranda Lambert’s Wanda June Home Collection Holiday Gift Guide

Photo by Emily Dorio for Wanda June Home/Walmart With the holiday season now upon us, it’s time to get serious about shopping for our loved ones. Who better to put us in the shopping spirit than country superstar Miranda Lambert? Lambert recently unveiled her Wanda June Home collection, available exclusively at Walmart, and American Songwriter …

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Why muddy puddles are actually good for children

Why muddy puddles are actually good for children

Forest transplants Given the importance of early exposure to friendly bacteria, many scientists are investigating the benefits of interventions that encourage greater contact with nature in childhood. Antonelli says that the act of “forest bathing” – gentle meditative walks through the woods – has been shown to improve the symptoms of children and teenagers with …

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The hidden overwork that creeps into so many jobs

The hidden overwork that creeps into so many jobs

Like Cambon, Christina Maslach, professor of psychology emerita at University of California, Berkeley, also thinks these kinds of tasks can have a positive impact – that is, if workers ensure they’re getting something back from this extra work, instead of just doing them for the sake of it. “The question is, ‘how is this actually …

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