Holiday moods often run the gamut between joy and melancholy. And, an Ohio State University researcher says an individual’s great expectations have a bearing on whether someone smiles or frowns. College of Social Work Professor, Gilbert Greene, says the key is to identify whether stress is likely to help or hurt one’s mood.
In a disaster the size of Haiti’s January 2010 earthquake, it might seem like only the big NGOs and government agencies could handle it. But 10 months after, with millions of Haitians left without some of the most basic necessities, the smaller players were doing some of the best work. Filmmaker Michele Mitchell speaks to [...]