What Kind of Shoe is Your Life Right Now?

By Dr. Paula Bloom Take a moment. Take a breath. Take a break. I want you to think of the first thing that comes to mind when I ask you this question. I’ll make it easy by making it a multiple choice. What type of shoe best describes how you’re feeling about your life right now? A. Fl
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Why Didn’t I Think of That?

By Dr. Paula Bloom Suitcases with wheels on them. A brilliant idea that, once you see it, makes you wonder why no one had ever come up with it before. Apple slicer. Twist ties. Post-it notes. All things that may inspire the question “Why didn’t I think of that?” Just when we think the
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Save Money: Buy the One You Really Want!

By Dr. Paula Bloom With the exception of very few shoes, I’d say that the whole “it will get more comfortable” thing is an excuse to buy things that just don’t fit properly. How often, really, does a shoe that hurts when you first try it on get better and better with more wear? How mu
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I Could Never Do That…

By Dr. Paula Bloom A few years ago our daughter went to circus camp. She was fascinated by the unicycle but was told that she wasn’t old enough to take the unicycle class. She became determined to learn. For her next birthday, we got her the unicycle she had really been wanting. She s
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A Heartwarming Arctic Tale

By Dr. Paula Bloom I know very little about people who live in the Arctic regions. As a child, I remember hearing that Eskimos had many different words for snow. Come to find out that this is a myth.  Apparently, they have just as many words rooted in the word snow as we do in English
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