Category Archives: Health and fitness

Need a New Year’s resolution? How about spending more time outside than in a car.

In 2015, a number of insights reiterated what we already know: that we don’t spend enough time outdoors. Source: Need a New Year’s resolution? How about spending more time outside than in a car. Advertisements

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VIDEO: How to stay calm when you know you’ll be stressed

VIDEO: How to stay calm when you know you’ll be stressed by @danlevitin @TEDTalks Continue reading

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How I’m preparing to get Alzheimer’s – A TED Talk by Alanna Shaikh

“If the monster wants you, the monster’s gonna get you.”
Instead of being in denial like most folks when faced with the likelihood of Alzheimer’s, global health expert and TED Fellow Alanna Shaikh is taking three concrete steps to prepare for the moment — should it arrive — when she herself gets Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading

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Ruth Chang: How to make hard choices

Big decisions can be agonizingly difficult because we think about them the wrong way, says philosopher Ruth Chang. She offers a powerful new framework for shaping who we truly are. Continue reading

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How to Succeed? Get More Sleep!

The power of a good night’s sleep can take you far, says Arianna Huffington.
It can make you healthier, more creative and more successful. Continue reading

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TED Talk VIDEO: Why we laugh

Cognitive neuroscientist Sophie Scott shares surprising facts about laughter. Continue reading

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Walking Instead of Sitting Prolongs Life, Even in Small Doses

Originally posted on Big Red Carpet Nursing:
Two minutes of walking or other light activity each hour offers huge benefits for your future health. That’s all it takes to make a difference. Check out the details: Walking Instead of Sitting Prolongs Life,…

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Too Much Sitting Increases Mortality Risk Despite Exercise

Originally posted on Big Red Carpet Nursing:
Important news for all of folks who like to sit: Too Much Sitting Increases Mortality Risk Despite Exercise.

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Keep Your 3SLife on Track: 6 simple ways to smarter, healthier eating

6 simple ways to smarter, healthier eating via @HarvardMed @HarvardHealth Continue reading

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Man’s Best Friend

Caring for pets can help you deal with depression, anxiety, and stress. Continue reading

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