What we know about the brain is changing at a breathtaking pace and in this Talk, Dr. Lara Boyd tells us about some of them. The study of neuroplasticity is one of the most fascinating topics for me at the moment. In short, this field is delivering … Continue readingSays Science: We have the power to shape the brain we want!
What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone. According to psychiatrist and researcher Robert Waldinger though, you’d be mistaken. As the current director of a 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented … Continue readingLessons from the Longest Study on Happiness
By now we all know the importance of “breaking the fast” and that skipping the first meal of the day is essentially like trying to start your car without petrol. So for a follow-up to our our article on the importance of a nourishing morning … Continue readingReaders tell us their fave quick & healthy breakfasts
There is nothing that sets you up for a horrible day like an awful morning. I learned that the hard way (several times over) before I wised up and created a morning routine. According to Laura Vanderkam, author of What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, … Continue readingCreate A Saner Morning Routine
When life knocks the wind out of your sails, it’s important to cast anchor somewhere and refuel. If going home is not your best option (maybe it’s even part of the problem), if you’re not in urgent need of a therapist, and of course, if … Continue readingTRAVEL: Use it as a shortcut to healing
National Geographic writer and explorer, Dan Buettner traveled the world to study the oldest living people and found that no matter where they were from, they shared many of the same healthy living habits. The Okinawans of Japan for example, who have the most people that … Continue readingHow to live healthy past 100
You just ended another stressful day at work. On your commute home, you’re thinking of just the thing (your usual routine) to cap off the day: a glass of vino and the remote. Yep, Netflix and chill. But, wait! Do you want THAT to be … Continue reading22 (sorta productive) things you can do while watching TV