Has anyone told you you don’t need permission to be a superhero? Or that you don’t need someone to tell you it’s okay to help other people? There are some amazing stories of people that decided they didn’t want to wait to help the people around them that needed help. These were people that didn’t have advanced degrees or complicated certifications. What they did have was the sense of action and an overwhelming urgency to start making changes in the world around them.Read More
It’s a classic phrase by Rene Descartes – one that is instantly recognizable. And it comes from a totally unrecognizable world – 1637.
Yet it is still true today. Descartes’ attempt to get to the very bedrock of what he was as a human being is worth looking at as we turn over into the new year. Especially as we examine the beginning of something new – a time when discussions turn to the entire idea of new, and what the idea of new creates – the vision of new possibilities.Read More
Anti-aging is a trick. And like all tricks, it’s not real. We all slow down, grow old, and die. But like all tricks, when done well, they are amazing and fun. Here is how the trick of anti-aging can work for you.
Take the aging progression above and expand it all the way. From the time we are very young, we grow, get bigger, stronger, smarter and generally better at everything as we go.Read More
Here is the solution to understanding an ever-more common anxiety-causing malady. And how the key to solving it is getting two things – knowing what it takes to get healthy – and the power of understanding how to choose the quickest line at the grocery store.Read More
This was the heading of a new research publication from late 2018, that was the analysis of studies containing over 2.5 million study participants. The relationship between structure and function is well-established as a truism in modern thought. However, there has never been an analysis of so many individuals before, detailing the connection between musculoskeletal conditions and other chronic illnesses.Read More
Everyone loves an opportunity to relax and hang out with friends. Surprisingly, social activity is also extremely powerful when it comes to improving our health. There are volumes of research that show that our social life, and feeling connected to others, is in fact essential for good health.Read More
What do those funny personality quizzes have to do with your health? And are they any use, anyways?
How we approach our health is often as influential as any other factor. Our environment, genetics, etc., are very important, and often discussed as key factors in health outcomes. But we also have other, lesser-known distinctions that we often don’t even consider.Read More
American servicemen and women face serious danger and death as a part of the daily routine. On the front lines or not, there is substantial stress in the job of providing defense for the nation.
Despite the powerful images they leave in our minds, combat injuries are not the most common cause of harm in the armed forces.Read More
Life itself is a miracle. It affects us the way other things can’t – a warm puppy, a newborn baby, a miraculous recovery. The joy of something wonderful occurring that brings new hope and optimism to life.
A key aspect of a miracle is that it is beyond our control. Something that we were not consciously responsible for heightens the power of something sudden, wonderful and unexpected.Read More
Growing up, most adults today took many a tip from the most peaceful man in show business, Mr. Fred Rogers. Mr. Rogers was famous for his kind and gentle mannerisms, his soft voice, and even more so his mild-mannered attire. What better person to be the Maitre d’ of story time for young ones for generations – 31 years of television, to be precise.Read More