May 20, 2019 | AM & PM Essentials
We all want our cells to age well. It’s easy math: Healthy cells = longer life.
Dr. Vincent Giampapa,... Read More
Research suggests that thinking about the future—a process known as prospection—can help us lead more generous and fulfilled lives.
Mindfulness is all the rage these days, and for... Read More
This week we present good reasons to stock up on avocadoes, an intriguing link between depression and constipation, and people wigging out while meditating. Intrigued? Read... Read More
Depression is a leading cause of poor health, affecting an estimated 350 million people worldwide. In the U.S., nearly 7 percent of the population has had... Read More
This week, Kathryn Drury Wagner found useful tips from researchers on how to be more successful with a workout regimen, why we don’t have 13th floors... Read More
"If you walk embracing the principle that you are walking the labyrinth to learn about yourself, rather than it, you will become aware of your tendencies.... Read More
Recently, I read an interview with author Danielle LaPorte where she stated that she never speaks meanly to herself. “Not ever.”
This blew my mind. Because even though I... Read More
"We need to understand our fears and vulnerabilities, not so we can blast through what stands in our way, but so we can figure out how... Read More
Sponsored Content from Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat Bahamas
How many facets of yoga do you know? How many do you practice? At the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat Bahamas,... Read More
In the Soto Zen tradition, emphasis is placed on ethical or mindful acts in everyday practice. This Earth Day practice held at Green Gulch Farm and... Read More
Cumin has a robust flavor and an equally robust medicinal profile. Try a simple tea to get more cumin in your diet.
A native of India and... Read More
A new study suggests that nature may make us happier and healthier because it inspires awe.
In recent years, a number of wilderness therapy programs have... Read More
This week’s research dive found lasting effects from a spiritual encounter, reasons to try curcumin, and why having a happy spouse can help you live longer.
Encountering... Read More
Our life is a journey, a school of life. Everyone we meet has a purpose and a role in our classroom. We too have a role... Read More
Struggle to stay focused when you meditate? Learning to listen like a musician can deepen both your meditation practice and your mindfulness.
Musically minded people are naturally... Read More
False ideas about sleep may be sapping you of energy, vitality, and health.
Some people love to sleep—I’m in that camp—while others begrudgingly head to the mattress... Read More
When life goes sideways on you, it's helpful to remember that one of the most powerful tools we have to affect many layers of our health... Read More
Many leaders focus on having the right answers, but success is more about asking the right questions.
The way we frame a situation can either... Read More
Certain attributes—such as grit, gratitude, and resilience—have risen out of positive psychology research as traits to cultivate for maximum well-being. We imagine them as singular qualities... Read More
At a Glance
Circadian rhythm is your body’s natural regulation of sleep and wake times.Disruption of the body’s internal clock can have a huge effect on productivity... Read More
What feelings truly push people outside their comfort zone?
No one understands as I do the inherent difficulty in changing old and persistent habits. But habits begin... Read More
With so many CBD products on the market, knowing what to look for can feel overwhelming. S&H spoke with Christina Sasser, the CEO, founder, and chief product officer... Read More
As technology becomes better at distracting us, being more conscious of how we use our attention is essential. Here's how you can regain focus and control.
Have... Read More
Intentionally smiling can be part of your spiritual practice.
I recently played a word association game with my eight-year-old granddaughter, Kya. I said “peanut butter,” she said... Read More
This simple yet effective form of deep breathing defuses the stress feedback loop and teaches your brain and body to relax.
Taking a deep breath or two... Read More