…Sleep On It

Today, I thought I’d share an obvious statement. According to pretty much every scientific study ever, and common sense, and your mother — sleep matters. What you may not know is that a good night’s sleep is essential for more than maintaining your usual, sunny disposition, it’s also impacts your mental health. Seeing as it’s…

…sweet-talk

As we count down the final days until Halloween, it’s going to be a challenge thinking of much else. Not only is it Halloween,  it’s a Friday Halloween, which unless you’re a student at a Catholic school, is extra awesome (it totally sucked when All Saints Day fell on a weekend).

…take control

Poor video games have the habit of winding up the scapegoat.  There are few evils out there that haven’t been pinned on them. Turns out when they’re not melting our brains or promoting violence (because apparently correlation does equal causation, if you’re angry, ill-informed, and louder than the level-headed among us), video games might be…

…drive you crazy

In other insanity-inducing news: today I present the Internet. Last week Newsweek’s (a permanent resident of 2WC’s kitchen table…in the market for a coffee table) cover story questioned just how the Internet (and all of the time we spend on it) impacts the health of our brains. The hypothesis being that it’s not good. I…

…lol

A recent study by Missouri University of Science and Technology (good ‘ol MUST…who inexplicably choose to be known as Missouri S&T) found a link between time spent online and depression. The study specifically highlights the effect of chatting online with  mental health.  So, sitting alone in your room and chatting with people geographically removed from…