Cultures Around the World Show Us How Life Purpose Fuels Longevity

We all need a hobby – an interest outside of work that we truly love to do. The benefits of purpose and hobbies, however, go beyond quality of life.


Mindful Eating Shown to Help People Lose Weight

Mindful eating – savoring high-calorie treats, focusing solely on enjoying your food, and planning meals and snacks – may help you lose significant weight.


Studies Suggest Yoga Helps Depression Sufferers Feel Better

Four studies presented to the nation’s largest group of psychologists show that yoga can improve depression symptoms and overcome unhealthy eating patterns.


Survey: 42% of People Replaced Pharmaceuticals with Marijuana Compounds

The largest survey to date on cannabidiol (CBD) use shows nearly half of respondents were able to replace traditional treatments with the cannabis product.


A “Coffee Nap” Could Help You Have The Most Amazing Snooze Ever

There is some evidence that drinking a cup of coffee and immediately napping for 30 minutes can make you extra-alert when you wake up.


Tai Chi Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Beat Insomnia, Depression

Tai chi is comparable to cognitive behavioral therapy for treating breast cancer survivors for insomnia and depression, a study shows.


Study: One of the Keys to a Happy Life is Being a Generous Person

A recent study suggests that being generous not only makes you feel good, it changes the region of the brain associated with happiness and altruism.


Study Ties Regular Pot Use to Higher Risk of Psychosis in Teens

According to a study, teens who go from smoking marijuana occasionally to using it every week or every day, significantly increase their risk of psychosis.


Could Boosting the Immune System Halt Autism and Schizophrenia?

Researchers say a molecule found in the brain associated with immunity has been found to play a large role in social interaction, giving us insight into autism.


Anti-Anxiety Drug Overdoses are on the Rise – Leaving Many Questions

Opioid painkiller overdoses make headlines, but an increasing number of people are fatally overdosing on anti-anxiety drugs such as Valium and Xanax.


Could Umbilical Cord Blood Rejuvenate Brains’ Memory Functions?

A protein in umbilical cord blood rejuvenated the hippocampal memory area in brains of older mice in a Stanford University study.


Walking Beats Caffeine for Temporarily Boosting Energy

In a recent study, walking up and down stairs at a low-intensity pace did more to make participants temporarily more alert than caffeine did.


Parents: MiraLAX Causes “Neuropsychiatric Problems” in Children

After 1000s of parents said that MiraLAX laxative caused their children “neuropsychiatric issues,” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia studied the matter.


Ray Kurzweil Predicts Humans Will Merge with Computers by 2029

Google’s Director of Engineering, Ray Kurzweil, predicts that humans will have computers implanted in their brains by the year 2029.


Survey Finds Americans are Stressed About the Future of the Country

Americans’ stress levels have increased measurably for the first time in a decade, and the future of the country is one of the biggest stressors.


FDA Approves Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Ecstasy for PTSD Sufferers

The government has approved the 1st major clinical trial of Ecstasy to treat people with PTSD that has not responded to traditional therapy.


Tips for a Safe and Exhilarating Fall Hike

Fall is a great time of year to hit the hiking trails. Be well prepared so that you can stay safe while enjoying all the beauty that the season has to offer