Love Online: One Woman’s Swashbuckling & Cautionary Tale

Rebecca Brockway

(DGIwire) – What does it mean when your blind date is missing a top incisor? How can avoiding a suitor’s kiss cause trouble with police? Do only bad girls wear stilettos? Find the answers in Miss Matched at Midlife: Dating Episodes of a Middle-Aged Woman (North Loop Books, 2016) Rebecca Brockway’s poignant, funny, and fascinating […]

Can Gyms Win Back Millennials With Cryotherapy?

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(DGIwire) – For a growing number of millennials, traditional gyms just aren’t cutting it anymore. According to a recent article in the New York Post, many of these young people are forsaking treadmills and resistance machines in favor of boutique studio classes, online streaming services, running clubs, CrossFit gyms, Kayla Itsines workouts and other exercise […]

Bye Bye Bonus: Why Salary Boosts Might Be Worth More

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(DGIwire) – What do fashion industry employees find more valuable: performance bonuses or higher salaries? For those who work at the online clothing-rental startup Rent the Runway, the verdict is clear: higher salaries. As Business Insider recently reported, the company is eliminating performance bonuses and instead incorporating previous bonus potential into each employee’s salary. The […]

Should Resorts Offer Cryotherapy?

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(DGIwire) – Luxury vacation resorts are celebrated for offering an extraordinarily rich array of amenities to their guests. These can include everything from swimming pools, spa and sauna facilities to a full suite of athletic activities and more. Vacationers love these “extras” as they add to the unique experience of spending time in a relaxing, […]

Commercial Office Space That Really Works

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(DGIwire) – Finally more corporations are starting to realize that small changes can go a long way toward keeping staff happier and more productive. The key is understanding how to give employees private space but still facilitate easy access to others while working on collaborative projects. Outdated designs based on a maze of gray and […]

Substance Use Disorder and Bipolar Disorder: Potential Links

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(DGIwire) – Teenagers suffering from bipolar disorder are especially at risk of developing later drug problems by the time they reach adulthood, according to research published in August 2016 in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. For the study, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a follow-up investigation of more than 100 teenagers diagnosed with bipolar […]

Colorado Turns to Cryotherapy

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(DGIwire) – Maybe it’s the majestic Rocky Mountains, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde or the ever-popular Pike’s Peak. Whatever the inspiration, the state of Colorado has perennially beckoned skiers, hikers, climbers, mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts of all types, reports travel website Planetware.com. And all that exercise is paying off: according to the Centers […]

REVIEW: A Soccer Mom’s New Best Friend and the 2016 “It” Stocking Stuffer!

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(DGIwire) – ReviewLoft was recently given a product to review that three staffers immediately saw three different uses for. “Wine!” cried the first staffer. “Sports!” cheered the second. “Listen to this neat popping sound this thing makes when you pull it apart!” said the third. No matter what the preferred use, no one could deny […]

Sports Chiropractors Back Cryotherapy

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(DGIwire) – To heat up their performance on the green or in the field, some pro athletes are opting to get cold—very cold. According to an October 2016 article in GOLF magazine, whole body cryotherapy—which involves standing in a cryosauna filled with nitrogen vapor at temperatures between -90°C to -120°C for up to three minutes—is gaining popularity […]

7 Signs of a Substance Use Disorder

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(DGIwire) – What is substance abuse disorder? The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) uses this term to combine substance abuse and substance dependence into a single category. According to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), substance abuse disorders occur when the recurrent use of drugs and/or alcohol causes clinically and functionally […]

Mizzou Athletes Get a New Way to Cool Down

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(DGIwire)  – Continuing its commitment to being on the leading edge of athletic training technology, the University of Missouri Department of Athletics Sports Medicine program is now offering whole-body cryotherapy to its student-athletes. The department installed two cryosauna modules this week that will provide unique benefits for training, maintenance and recovery and regeneration for its athletes […]

5 Ways to Impress at Job Interviews

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(DGIwire) – Hiring the wrong people can be extremely expensive. According to job-search website Monster, it can cost businesses one-fifth of an employee’s salary to replace them. As a result, companies are spending even more time vetting recruits to make sure they have the right skills, values and personalities, Monster reports. Going into a job […]

Indigo Children

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(DGIwire) – Are you the parent of an overly sensitive child? A child who is hypersensitive to food, light, touch, sounds, and just about everything you can think of? A child who is hyperactive, labeled as learning disabled or perhaps autistic? Does your child talk to invisible friends or have intuitive insights that are characteristic […]

Custom-Built Wooden Watercraft Combine Beauty and Power

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(DGIwire) – Can a watercraft be a work of art as well as a mode of transportation? For many kayak enthusiasts, plying the waters is just part of the excitement: the quality and beauty of a craft adds considerable value to any marine adventure. Dan Thaler and his wife, residents of New York’s Lower Hudson Valley, […]

Developing Your Own Personal Home Style

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(DGIwire) – Décor is constantly evolving. That’s what makes it so exciting. However, we never want to follow trends so closely that we become home fashion victims. Here, Jacqueline Brathwaite-West of J. West Design Services, offers suggestions on developing your own personal style. By discovering and honoring your unique taste, you’ll be able to create a […]

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