Overcome your fear factor

Fear and worry got you down? Here’s how to calm these feelings.

Have you grown more worried and fearful about life over the years? You aren’t alone. Research has shown that feelings of fear, general anxiety, and nervousness tend to rise with age.

These negative feelings can manifest in many ways. You could be more concerned about your financial future, the risk of a new or returning health problem or injury, or as the recent COVID-19 pandemic has shown, changes in world events.

“People become more fearful about daily life because they worry a setback will come at any time, and it’s something they can’t control,” says Dr. Ipsit Vahia, medical director of Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Services at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital.

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Miscarriage Trauma Can Last Far Longer Than We Realized

New research says many women struggle with depression, anxiety and PTSD months down the road.

Rachel Whalen’s first miscarriage happened fast. Six and a half weeks into her pregnancy, she took a test. Two days later, she started to bleed.

“It was just a really lonely experience and I was scared,” Whalen, now 34, told HuffPost. “Then I was also kind of like, ‘Am I being silly to feel this way?’” She told herself that early miscarriages are common (up to 20% of known pregnancies end in a loss) and hoped it would be her only one.

Several months later, she got pregnant again. Soon after, she miscarried again. Whalen and her husband were driving to their summer vacation. She felt a contraction and passed the fetal tissue in a gas station, catching it in her own hands.

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How Hackers Can Use Your Boarding Pass To Easily Steal Personal Information

Your boarding pass contains a lot more data that you might realize.

Etay Maor, chief security officer at global threat intelligence firm IntSights, travels often. In fact, he took more than 100 flights over the past year. During his trips, he noticed a troubling trend: Passengers leaving their boarding passes behind on the plane.

“The problem is, people don’t realize that all your personal information is encoded right there,” Maor said. Some airlines keep more information than others, he noted, but even the most basic information can be used to gather more details about you.

If that has you worried (and honestly, it should), here’s a look at what kind of information can be unlocked with a boarding pass and what you can do to protect yourself.

How Hackers Can Exploit Your Boarding Pass

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Jovens aceitam ganhar menos em troca de horários flexíveis no trabalho

Home office, flexibilidade de horários e mais tempo para a família. Mais que salários altos ou cargos importantes, os jovens no mercado de trabalho buscam equilíbrio entre a vida pessoal e profissional. O novo modelo, segundo reportagem do New York Times, pode trazer repercussões positivas para todos os funcionários das empresas.

Apple, Walmart e Salesforce são exemplos de grandes corporações que já buscam maneiras de ajudar seus funcionários na busca por esse equilíbrio — e atrair assim os melhores talentos.

Os jovens provaram que não é preciso estar no escritório das 9h às 17h para ser um funcionário eficiente,” diz Ana Recio, vice-presidente executiva da recrutamento global da Salesforce.

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How to Achieve Superior Detoxification and Health Benefits With Near-Infrared Light

STORY AT-A-GLANCE

  • The typical infrared sauna sold in the U.S. is far-infrared. These low-energy wavelengths provide virtually no photobiomodulation health benefits; they only heat your body superficially
  • The near-infrared wavelengths can penetrate up to 4 inches into your body’s tissues. The incandescent light bulb is the most efficient way to heat tissue because it is mostly near-infrared
  • Only a few percent of solar radiation are far-infrared. About 40 percent of the sunlight spectrum is near-infrared
  • Sunlight and incandescent light interacts with light receptor proteins called chromophores in your body. When light hits the chromophores, they activate a variety of biological processes. Near-infrared also activates the mitochondrial chelating systems in the cells
  • Near-infrared light therapy stimulates your mitochondria to release nitric oxide and boost ATP production which, together, promote healing effects such as DNA repair and cellular regeneration.

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