There are two kinds of people in this world: those who sometimes turn their phone all the way off, and those who'd rather die. Once a luxury, smartphones have crossed the boundary into necessity in today's world. We need them to send Slack messages to coworkers, to navigate around traffic jams, and to find good restaurants in a new city. They've replaced physical movie tickets, boarding passes, and even credit cards.
Recently Newt Gingrich publicly dismissed the Occupy Wall Street movement as being nothing but unemployed, uneducated rabble in need of a bath. Of course, this flippant label makes no sense to anyone that has visited an OWS encampment, talked with its supporters, or even lightly researched the movement.
Winter doesn't have to zap your energy or pit you against this season's new hard-to-beat bug. Stay well all winter long by following the action points below, suggested by health and well-being blogger, Alicia Benjamin.