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9 tips to spice up your Thanksgiving conversations

By Diane Balogh|November 23, 2021
Every year since 2002, the week of Thanksgiving has been celebrated as Better Conversations Week. Loren Ekroth, Ph.D., a thought leader in the field of conversation skills, started this tradition to promote enjoyable and meaningful conversations between family and friends. Here are nine tips from Loren that can help you improve the quality of your in-person and phone conversations this Thanksgiving.

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Smartphone addiction and your health: what the science says

By Husain Sumra|October 6, 2021
Mobile phones are everywhere in our society. Ninety-six percent of Americans have a cell phone, according to the Pew Research Center. Researchers have found that Americans over the age of 18 spent more than three hours per day…

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Give your grandparents a gift they won’t want to return

By Diane Balogh|September 7, 2021
Bring the couple who held your hand when you were a tot a gift that will help keep them safe. The Ooma Telo 4G safety phone can keep the lines of communication open, even if their electricity or internet goes out. But be prepared–you may need to do the hand-holding this time to convince them this is one gift they won’t want to return.

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National Emma M. Nutt Day: an important day in communication history

By Husain Sumra|September 1, 2021
Did you know that September 1 is Emma M. Nutt Day? Emma M. Nutt Day celebrates the fact that Nutt was the first female telephone operator. Emma Nutt’s contribution to the telephone industry has been recognized by the National Museum of American History, which organized a one-day special event honoring her in 1984. It was called “All Alone by the Telephone.

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Struggling with a cell phone before bedtime?

By Husain Sumra|August 12, 2021
A study published in 2019 examined smartphone usage at bedtime by 435 people in Saudi Arabia. The study found that “employees who use their smartphones more at bedtime have more risk of being poor sleepers.” Specifically, the risk of sleep quality problems appears to increase with increased smartphone usage at bedtime.

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