Lifestyle Archive
  • »I Read 52 Books This Year; Here’s What I Learned.

    Mon 12 December / Dec 2016. 01:00 AM
    By ABIGAIL WILLIAMS The Huffington Post
    I am truly terrible at keeping New Year’s resolutions. My New Year’s quests to diet and exercise usually crash and burn in about a month. Last year’s pledge to limit my sugar intake lasted...
  • »Mental Health: 13 Cognitive Biases That Really Mess Things Up For You

    Sun 11 December / Dec 2016. 01:00 AM
    The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50 thousand thoughts each day and 100 thousand chemical reactions every second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that’s...
  • »Living Well: Missing Just 2 Hours of Sleep Quadruples Risk of Car Accident

    Sat 10 December / Dec 2016. 01:00 AM
    If you’ve driven after a night of only four or five hours of sleep, you might as well be driving drunk, according to a new report from the American Automobile Association (AAA) Foundation for Traffic Safety.
    The new data reveals that drivers...
  • »This Specific Type of Exercise Improves Men’s Fertility

    Thu 8 December / Dec 2016. 06:23 PM
    If you’re a man who spends a little more time on the couch than you want to admit, and you’re planning to start trying for a baby soon, here’s some advice: Exercise could significantly improve the quality of your sperm....
  • »Living Well: 7 Daytime Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Sleep

    Mon 5 December / Dec 2016. 07:07 PM
    When it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, a few musts come to mind: a quiet room, comfortable bed and plenty of time. But research actually shows that what we do during the day can have as much effect on sleep as anything we do at night....
  • »How Left-Handed People Think and Feel Differently

    Thu 1 December / Dec 2016. 01:00 AM
    Lefties historically have had a tendency to get left behind. Until relatively recently, being left-handed was stigmatized, sometimes as an abnormality or sign of weakness. Left-handed children were forced to learn to write with their right hands,...
  • »Is It Rude to Recline Your Seat on a Plane?

    Wed 30 November / Nov 2016. 01:00 AM
    Envision this scenario: You’re sitting on a plane, settling in for an hours-long redeye. You’re ready to lean back and pass out. You try to recline your seat, but — it won’t budge. What gives? You’re not sitting in or...
  • »Most Men Know Surprisingly Little about Their Own Fertility

    Tue 29 November / Nov 2016. 01:00 AM
    Male fertility rates have been steadily declining, and a new study suggests that men’s ignorance of infertility risk factors may be a major reason.
    While up to half of infertility in couples is due to male infertility, most men have a limited...
  • »Dementia Rates Might Be Decreasing, Scientists Have No Idea Why

    Mon 28 November / Nov 2016. 01:00 AM
    Despite growing rates of obesity, diabetes and other diseases thought to increase the risk of dementia, America’s dementia rates are falling, according to a newly published national study of more than 21,000 diverse senior citizens.
    An...
  • »Healthy Living: 6 Toxic Thoughts Smart People Quarantine

    Sun 27 November / Nov 2016. 01:00 AM
    Your self-talk (the thoughts you have about your feelings) can make or break you. When you make a mistake, they either magnify the negativity or help you turn that misstep into something productive.
    Negative self-talk is unrealistic, unnecessary,...
  • »Changing Bad Sleep Habits

    Thu 24 November / Nov 2016. 07:39 PM
    Did you ever notice that when you’re exhausted, small problems can seem ever bigger? That’s because, in addition to having a shorter fuse, lack of sleep can also affect your ability to solve problems. Poor sleep can also lead to a...
  • »When To Go Out And When To Stay In

    Wed 23 November / Nov 2016. 01:00 AM
    Do you encounter decision fatigue every time you face the prospect of trying to talk yourself into going out? Do you secretly celebrate a last-minute cancellation of plans by a friend—even though you theoretically adore said friend? Well, have...
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