Sitting is Worse for Us Than We Think

Sitting is Worse for Us Than We Think

You know how achy you can feel getting up from your office chair after a couple of hours. But the impact of long sedentary hours goes far beyond a cranky back. Various studies have linked sitting to a host of chronic conditions, including blood clots, depression, and diabetes.  A 2018 study from the American Cancer Society found that prolonged […]

The Beginners Guide to Meditation

The Beginners Guide to Meditation

By Lou Kavar Ph.D While there are many books written on meditation, some from particular religious traditions and others based on individual experience, it’s challenging to find a simple, practical guide for meditation. There are many people who just want to know how to meditate. For them, here is a brief introduction to the process. […]

Conquer Cravings, Lose Weight

Conquer Cravings, Lose Weight

  Conquer Cravings, Lose Weight Losing weight often comes down to changing the patterns and habits that led to overeating, and that takes self-control, and avoiding temptations that come with all things attached to sugar and sugar substitutes. Think of self-control as the inner voice that keeps you from indulging in high-calorie food and prompts […]

Forget Jogging, Try Dancing, Gardening & Swimming

Forget Jogging, Try Dancing, Gardening & Swimming

Forget Jogging, Try Dancing, Gardening & Swimming Forget jogging or running lonely miles and boring, repetitious exercises in crowded gyms. Dancing, swimming, and gardening can provide great health benefits, including keeping the mind sharp. A recent report published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that the brain scans of older people who burned the […]