Mousy Cats and Sheepish Cayotes: The Science of Animal Personalities

Mousy Cats and Sheepish Cayotes: The Science of Animal Personalities

By John A. Shivik Any pet lover can tell you that the relationship between humans and their four-footed friends is more akin to family tie than to animal and caretaker. Most of us would vow that our pets’ reactions and behaviors are intuitive and emotional not just instinctual and transactional, although heretofore there was little support for that opinion from the scientific community. However, recent years have brought an increased understanding of Read more »
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May 05, 2018
kid’s corner: Wordy Birdy

kid’s corner: Wordy Birdy

By Tammi Sauer, Illustrated by Dave Mottram Wordy Birdy, is a very chatty bird who talks WAY more than she listens! She has lots to say and sometimes that can get her into trouble. Know anybody like that? One day, while she’s walking through the forest, Wordy Birdy’s gift of gab and lack of listening threatens to put her in real danger. “That’s a pretty tree and that’s a pretty tree Read more »
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May 05, 2018
How Lovely the Ruins: Inspirational Poems and Words for Difficult Times

How Lovely the Ruins: Inspirational Poems and Words for Difficult Times

Edited by Annie Chagnot, Emi Ikkanda and Elizabeth Alexander How Lovely the Ruins celebrates the power of the written word to help mend the broken spirit and heal the broken heart. It is a timeless collection of both classic and contemporary poetry and short prose that can provide comfort, meaning and hope in difficult times and help us to gain new perspective on the world around us. The poets and writers featured Read more »
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March 12, 2018
The Kindness Cure:  How the Science of Compassion Can Heal Your Heart and Your World

The Kindness Cure: How the Science of Compassion Can Heal Your Heart and Your World

By Tara Cousineau, PhD Could the power to transform our world lie in something as simple as the act of kindness? In The Kindness Cure, Tara Cousineau draws on cutting-edge research in psychology and neuroscience to show how simple practices of kindness toward ourselves and others can dissolve fear and indifference and open us up to a profound life of happiness. According to Cousineau, compassion is hardwired into our DNA, so Read more »
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March 12, 2018
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in the news October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 1:56AM

October is set aside as National Dyslexia Awareness month with the express purpose of helping friends, family and the wider read more »

Benson Construction Completes New Capital Ortho Facility
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 1:53AM

FLOWOOD, Miss.– Benson Construction and Masonry recently completed the new state-of-the-art facility for Capital Ortho, formerly known as Capital Orthopaedic read more »

Surgeon General Visits Mississippi to Discuss Measures to Stem the Opioid Crisis
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JACKSON, Miss. – Dr. Jerome Adams, the nation’s 20th U.S. Surgeon General visited Mississippi in May to bring the message read more »

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