Sorry but the One Thing to improve brain health is not the clubbing, but the aerobic dancing.
I know. It sounds like click-bait. But I really, really wanted you to check out this post because brain health is very important to me. And if I’d titled this —
“30-minutes of aerobic exercise 3-4 times a week can elevate your mood, improve your focus, and protect your brain from age-related degeneration“
— you wouldn’t be reading it. But it’s true.
Check out the funny but informative 11-minute TED Talk below. Continue reading “Do This One Thing to Change and Protect Your Brain For Life”
You probably aren’t getting enough sleep, or getting enough good sleep.
I know I wasn’t — and still struggle at times to get enough. In my twenties and early thirties, I bragged about sleeping only 5 hours a night and about the times I’d abuse my body with things like 76 hours without sleep or only 12 hours in a week.
In his eye-opening TED Talk, neuroscientist Russell Foster debunks some common myths about sleep and calls us to take sleep seriously as a society. Continue reading “Why You Need Enough Sleep (In 18 Minutes or Less)”
Social isolation damages our success as well as our mental and physical health. And I speak from personal experience. I’m terrible at networking — online or in person. So please, take just 18 minutes to watch this delightfully inspiring TEDx talk by Barbara Sher about the power of connection — with strangers.
And discover how you can make your dreams come true.
I’m not kidding.
This is not woo-woo. As a matter of fact, Barbara Sher is going to trash-talk “positive thinking.” (And I’m pretty certain she’d have a few things to say about “The Secret” as well. She apparently doesn’t take any nonsensical guff.) Continue reading “Isolation Is the Dream-killer, Not Your Rotten Attitude”