5 Tips For Collecting Family Stories During Thanksgiving

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Happy Thanksgiving! As we approach this holiday season, we use this time to reconnect and rekindle our bonds with our families since the lockdown last year. Unfortunately, many family traditions get lost over time as generations progress and families migrate around the world. So how do we keep these bonds and traditions going strong long after our generation? Here are some tips for collecting f... Read more

Thanksgiving, family
November 24, 2021

5 Best Tips for Capturing Life Stories

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Have you ever noticed that listening to songs from your childhood makes you feel nostalgic? Or how the smell of a family recipe reminds you of summers at your grandparents? By revisiting songs, sights, and smells associated with experiences, we can resurface our life stories. So break open the old albums, take a walk where you grew up, and cook grandma’s famous peach cobbler.    Do You Reme... Read more

Techniques
November 12, 2021

Why You Prefer Nostalgic Songs From Your Teenage Years

Your adolescence may be more influential to your music taste than you think

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We all have a nostalgic song that transports us to our adolescent days. Maybe Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer” reminds you of hapless teenage attempts at an 80s mullet. Perhaps the Sex Pistols’ “God Save the Queen” elicits mem... Read more

Nostalgia, Music
October 25, 2021

Tapping into Memories with Music

Using music as memory cues to improve recollection

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                                You have a dream vacation coming up. A visit to a new winery. A new country. Maybe a staycation. One thing is certain—you want to enjoy it as much as you can. And you definitely want to remember that experience for as long as possible. Photos, of course, a... Read more

Psychology, Memory Retention
October 18, 2021

How You Can Take Care of Yourself on World Mental Health Day

Why it's important to find a balance between social media and mental health

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10/10 is World Mental Health day. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused us to feel more isolated from socializing than before, especially as the lifting of social distancing... Read more

General, Social Media, Mental Health
October 11, 2021
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