Planning Your Golden Years With Care And Attention

As we move on from middle age and begin to enter into our golden years, it’s critical to find value in our day-to-day experiences — to take risks and enjoy experiences that we have always wanted to have. If you can spend your time curating those experiences — as well as connecting to those most important to you — you are indeed

The Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

If you’re trying to focus on creating a positive and healthy attitude towards managing your mental health both in the present and future, then you need to be aware of not only what you can do to live a happier life — you also need to think about what you need to avoid. There are some habits, both mental and physical, that are going to

7 Ways To Protect Your Brain As You Age

You probably don’t think about it often, but your risk of cognitive decline and developing dementia increases as the years go by. However, some age-related problems can be prevented by taking care of your brain today. The positive news is that there are numerous things that you can do — to protect your brain and keep yourself healthy

How To Stay Fit And Healthy While Gardening

There’s a lot to love about gardening. For many people, it provides them with a purpose and a focus, and it also can be a great form of exercise as well. However, it can also take its toll on your body and impact your health in various ways. That’s why it’s important to consider the ways in which you can look after yourself and protect your

Squeezing More Time Out Of Your Day

We all have the same 24 hours in the day, right? Well … we all have our own responsibilities and needs, and even though you may have that best friend who manages to run their own company — and take care of their three kids — while you’re still yawning on the train to work … please don’t take that as a sign you mismanage your time.

The Reality Of Shopping Addiction

Buzz Bissinger, author of the book “Friday Night Lights,” once wrote an extraordinary story in GQ Magazine where he admitted to owning 81 leather jackets, dozens of pairs of boots and leather gloves, a $5,000 pair of pants, and a $22,000 coat. He had recently attended Milan Fashion Week as an all-expenses paid guest of Gucci — and said

The Ultimate (Culinary) Multitasker: A Cook’s Brain

My first cookbook, given to me as a hand-me-down at age 6, was a tattered old copy of the 1959 classic “Betty Crocker’s Cook Book for Boys and Girls.” Filled with brightly colored illustrations, it opened up the world of food to me beyond table manners and commands to “Eat your vegetables.”

How Your Environment Affects Your Emotions

If you think that your environment and your emotions are two entirely separate things — think again! It turns out that there are profound and intimate links between them, and one is not always separable from the other. Living in a dirty, messy home, for instance, has been shown to be damaging to mental health. It creates chaos and clutter

Mentally Preparing For A Major Life Change

From leaving school to experiencing the death of a loved one, we all go through big changes in our life — whether we want to or not. Often, we have no choice but to adapt to these changes. However, while we may go through the motions — many of us can take a while to mentally adapt. By mentally preparing yourself beforehand, big life

Best Sleeping Positions For Lower Back Pain

It is simply amazing to hear just how many people have to deal with chronic back pain. According to the American Chiropractic Association, approximately 31 million people in the U.S. are dealing with pain issues in their backs. The fact is your body does break down as we age. People start to experience things like degeneration of

It’s Alive! What Sentient Networks Tell Us About Human Consciousness

Despite the advances of neuroscience, we’re no closer to understanding how the physical brain generates consciousness than we ever were. What if it’s actually a far simpler mechanism than we imagined, and even more intriguing, what if we already have a model for it? Drill right down and a brain is comprised of a huge number of

How You Can Help Veterans Every Day

As the nation celebrates our 17 million living veterans, it is also important to know that the number of these heroes who are ending their own lives prematurely is rising. In the general population, suicide is the 10th most common cause of death, but among veterans with PTSD, it’s fourth. Among veterans younger than

Getting Your Life Back After A Head Injury

Your head is arguably the most important part of your body. Containing your brain, this part of you is responsible for controlling not only your thoughts but also your actions. Your body does a very good job of protecting your brain, and it takes quite a lot to damage this vital organ. Head injuries are more common than many people think

4 Effective Negotiation Strategies To Be Aware Of

Having effective negotiation strategies will help your business grow. Negotiation is not just about your own needs, but also your counterpart’s in the negotiation as well. To negotiate well, you must have answers for these questions: What would be the best and worst deals for my business? What does my counterpart want from

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