Friday, April 17, 2015

Grounding for Millennials (and Everyone Else)

Millennials are busy. Brilliant. Enthusiastic. And exhausted. Unlike many Boomers when the latter were young, this bright crop of late teens and 20-somethings tends to burn the candle at both ends less by design than by necessity: if they want an education, they may have to work for it, literally. A full-time job and even part-time school means little time left over for homework, friends (thank G-d for texting!) and dare I mention, sleep?

What play- and sleep deprivation can do to an already hyper-speed brain — and body — is destructive, though the damage might not show up for years. Yes, you can handle a lot. But when that camel's load adds one more stick, however slight, the camel can collapse.

One simple solution to lighten the load? Grounding. READ MORE

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