If you’ve ever asked why runners (or at least, dedicated runners) keep running, their answers usually have something to do with more than just the physical benefits of the sport. Running is a great way to reduce stress, inspire creativity, and foster leadership abilities. These answers may feel abstract and...
Countless research studies have shown the benefits of intermittent fasting, and now Harvard scientists have closely examined its impact on the aging process. Intermittent fasting refers to an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. The most common intermittent fasting methods involve daily 16 hour fasts, or...
If you’ve seen the movie Something’s Gotta Give, you’ll remember the scene where Jack Nicholson had a heart attack while engaging in sexual activity. Movies scenes like this often result people who have had heart surgery or a heart attack having increased concerns over resuming sexual activity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AayyhWSSOaM Yet these fears are...
Solitude feeds the soul. It's when we are alone by ourselves that we can hear what we think; interpret what we heard. Sometimes, it feels as though the world has never understand the need of some of its members to be alone. Yet counter-intuitively, it's this time spent alone that makes...
Australian philosopher and cognitive scientist David Chalmers once phrased the question: “how can something immaterial like subjective experience and self-consciousness arise from a material brain?” Chalmers and countless philosophers and scientists throughout the ages have battled with this question to end all questions, and still we don’t have a clear...
Feel like you’re constantly running behind schedule? Does your day never seem to have enough hours to get all the work done? Do you always intend to go to the gym but end up on the couch? Time for a change. And Jocko Willink, a retired Navy SEAL commander, knows...
Benjamin Franklin was reputed to have said, “three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.” That’s why it’s fascinating to find a Reddit thread where numerous people have confessed their deepest and darkest secret that would literally ruin their life if anyone found out. It’s a rare glimpse...
At a certain point in our lives all of us develop a negative relationship with the mirror on the wall. It just keeps showing too many lines, too many grey hairs and sagging stuff everywhere. I know quite a few people who end up refusing to face the mirror for...