5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory

  Whether you want to be a Jeopardy! champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 5 things you can do right now to turn your mind from a sieve into a steel trap. 1. CONCENTRATE FOR 8 SECONDS. These days we’re all about things being faster. That’s why this advice is[…]

3 Surprising Health Risks of Working From Home

Key Takeaways More people are working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While avoiding the office and staying socially distant is crucial to stopping the spread of the virus, working from home can bring about other health concerns. A recent study found that 41.2% of at-home workers report low back pain and 23.5% experience neck[…]

Laughter May Be Effective Medicine for These Trying Times

Doctors, nurses and therapists have a prescription for helping all of us to get through these difficult times: Try a little laughter.   Some enlightened doctors, nurses and therapists have a prescription for helping all of us to get through this seemingly never-ending pandemic: Try a little laughter.   Humor is not just a distraction[…]

You Asked: Is It Good or Bad to Take a Nap?

You’re right to be confused. Even as a recent study linked napping to higher mortality, companies and colleges across the U.S. are installing nap rooms to boost productivity. Truly, it would be a dream to get some napping consensus.   But whether or not napping is right for you depends. “First of all, it’s important to ask yourself[…]

Generosity May Help Us Live Longer

Generosity in the form of intergenerational wealth transfers has a direct correlation on mortality rates, a new 2020 study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America reveals.   Spanning six continents, the study incorporates a wide range of populations (including children, adults, and elderly) from 34[…]

Is Your Partner Optimistic? Why That Impacts Your Health as You Age

  Researchers say being in a romantic relationship with an optimist may help you avoid cognitive decline as you age. Optimistic people tend to exhibit healthier behaviors that are linked to good cognitive function. An optimistic partner might set a good example for their spouse to follow. Optimism is a quality that can be learned.[…]