Lifestyle Archive
  • »Living Well: Grieving? This Is Why It’s Important to Talk

    Thu 5 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    “I’m not crazy.” “I don’t need medication.” “I already have a support system.” “That’s only for rich people.”
    Regardless of the stigmas associated with counselling and therapy, when...
  • »Living Well: 5 Ways to Combat Sleep Deprivation

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    A good night’s sleep boosts brain power, helps build muscle, burns excess fat, and sets you up for the day ahead. It is, quite simply, one of the most important variables of living, yet few of us actually get our recommended 7-9 hours per...
  • »Living Well: 8 Ways to Sleep Better When It’s Blistering Hot Outside

    Tue 3 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    Jenni June raised four kids as a single mom, in homes in Oregon and Southern California where she wasn’t able to have air conditioning. She says it was hard to see her kids struggle to sleep in the summer heat.
    As a result, she developed some...
  • »Living Well: Why An Organic Diet Is A Healthy Investment, According to Nutritionists

    Mon 2 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    Most parents are aware that organic foods contribute to a healthy and wholesome diet for their growing children, but making the switch comes with some questions. Will going organic be significantly more expensive? What are the best items on the...
  • »Why You Feel So Stressed Out After A Vacation

    Sun 1 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    You’ve just returned home from vacation — sun-kissed and blissed out — but the moment you open your inbox or spot the pile of mail that accumulated in your absence, you’re hit with a crippling sense of anxiety.
    If this...
  • »Healthy Living: 9 Things Psychologists Do When They Have Anxiety

    Sat 30 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    Everyone gets a little anxious now and then, whether it’s over a work deadline, a new relationship, or a dwindling bank account. Even psychologists.
    And just like in regular folks, that anxiety can get out of control and become a bigger...
  • »Healthy Living: Your Mood Might Be Connected To Your Ability To Resist The Flu

    Thu 28 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    If you want to have the best fighting chance at the flu, it might help to get your shot when you’re feeling especially jolly.
    A new study published in the journal Brain, Behaviour, and Immunity shows that flu immunizations are more likely to...
  • »Babies Can Learn Perseverance by Watching Their Parents Struggle

    Tue 26 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    Have you ever struggled to open a stubborn package? If so, that may be a good thing…if your baby is watching.
    A new study finds that babies as young as 13 months old can learn perseverance by watching you muddle through failure and...
  • »The Truth About Midnight Snacking

    Tue 19 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    We’ve all heard the warnings: indulging in a late-night snack is a one-way ticket to weight gain, insomnia and poor eating habits. But if your stomach is grumbling as the clock chimes midnight, eventually you’re going to go with your...
  • »That Pre-Meeting ‘Power Pose’ Isn’t Doing What You Think It’s Doing

    Sun 17 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    It turns out the only beneficial result of a “power pose” is nice posture.
    Previous research on the stance ― where you stand tall with your legs spread and hands on your hips ― found that it can boost confidence in a stressful moment,...
  • »An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio

    Thu 14 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    Plants are like a factory, powered by sunlight to manufacture food using carbon dioxide and water. Now, scientists have found a way to use a tobacco-like plant to create particles for a new polio vaccine.
    In a study published in the journal Nature...
  • »Andrea Bocelli: Music is My Daily Bread

    Tue 12 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    Israa Radaydeh
    AMMAN — Losing his sight at the age of 12 hasn't been a hindrance to success or adventure for Andrea Bocelli. Refusing to be defined by blindness, the passionate Tuscan opera singer sees all the beauty and suffering in the...
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