Ongoing Gratitude

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This year’s holiday season has only just begun, but I have received my favorite present already. On Thanksgiving, a friend presented me with my already-cherished “Grati-tube.” He had created and…

Prioritize Sleep

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An occasional sleepless night is common, but if you are regularly fatigued, prioritize getting more sleep for the sake of your physical, cognitive and emotional health. Reports abound about the…

Eating for Longevity

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What should we eat to cultivate longterm health and well-being? Well, one research-supported answer is: not much. Severe calorie restriction has been shown to increase longevity and vitality since it was first tried in…

Willpower

Often we know what needs to be done to improve our lives, but we just aren’t doing it. Whether it is exercising more, drinking less, working less or harder, getting…

Resilient Mindset

Resiliency is defined as the capacity of a substance “to spring back into shape after bending, stretching, or being compressed.” Though devastating circumstances might leave us feeling flattened for a…