Today’s Solutions: May 28, 2024

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Insights from a language expert: master confident communication in 2024

Communication is more than simply the words you use; it is also about how you use them. Confident communication is more than a show of bravado. To come across as assertive without sounding arrogant is a delicate dance of words and tone. But how can you strike this balance? Here are a few smart tips Read More...

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Overcome common obstacles in the art of public speaking with confidence

Public speaking can be frightening, but with the appropriate tools, it can be transformed into an art of connection and influence. Professional speechwriter for government officials, business leaders, and athletes, Lauren Dominguez Chan of West Wing Writers, reminds us that the ultimate goal is to Read More...

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Revolutionary brain-computer interface unlocks the voices of those silenced by paralysis

In a remarkable breakthrough, technology is giving those who have long been silenced by paralysis a voice. An advancement in brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) allowed a severely paralyzed woman to express herself through an avatar that translates her brain signals into voice and facial expressions. Read More...

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Brain implant allows completely “locked-in” patient to communicate

Thanks to the efforts of Dr. Niels Birbaumer, a former neuroscientist at the University of Tübingen in Germany, and Dr. Ujwal Chaundhary, a former biomedical engineer at the same university and the current managing director at ALS Voice gGmbH, a German-based neurobiotechnology company, a totally Read More...

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How to boost your confidence as an introvert

Being introverted doesn’t necessarily mean you’re a shy person. Rather, it means you feel energized and recharged when you spend time alone. And while not every introvert struggles with confidence issues, many do, which can hold them back from various opportunities. If you’re an introvert who Read More...

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Don’t let love get lost in translation—all about the 5 love languages

It's important to show the people you love how much you truly care—but how can you be sure that your expressions of affection are landing the way you want them to? The key to ensuring that your love (romantic, familial, or friendly) isn’t being lost in translation, is to learn their love Read More...

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Sharing is caring when it comes to splitting household chores

After a long day at work, the last thing anyone wants to do is come back to a house full of chores, but this is unfortunately most of our realities. Whether that be the laundry, cooking, washing dirty plates, or vacuuming, maintaining a household can be a full-time job in itself! Most of the Read More...

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Communicating your mental health needs is tough. These 3 tips can help

Managing mental health is a life-long practice. Healthy communication, too, is a life-long practice. Your mental health needs to change (sometimes daily). Therefore, the way you communicate those needs to friends and loved ones will be an ongoing process. Communicating your needs is by no means Read More...

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Why do we find puppies so gosh dang cute?

With those big eyes and perfect little paws, dogs hold a special place in our hearts. Our strong bond with these furry creatures started around 40,000 years ago in hunter-gatherer societies. New research from Duquesne University has explored exactly how and why we’ve chosen to transform ferocious Read More...

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Locked-in individuals type quicker with this new system

For those living with locked-in syndrome, cerebral palsy, and other conditions that cause motor impairment, technology and software that enable communication have come a long way. Empowering those who can’t talk to communicate with computer interfaces has changed lives for the better, but some of Read More...