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David Byrne Launches Reasons to be Cheerful Online Magazine
Talking Heads frontman and noted solo artist David Byrne has announced a new editorial venture called Reasons to be Cheerful. The online magazine, which follows an eclectic collection of recent solo ventures including the Broadway adaptation his 2018 album American Utopia, is dedicated to covering solutions found to the many problems facing our tumultuous world.
Neuroscience shows that 50-year-olds can have the brains of 25-year-olds if they sit quietly and do nothing for 15 minutes a day
Neuroscientist Sara Lazar, of Mass General and Harvard Medical School, started studying meditation by accident. She sustained running injuries training for the Boston Marathon, and her physical therapist told her to stretch. So Lazar took up yoga. "The yoga teacher made all sorts of claims, that yoga would increase your compassion and open your heart," said Lazar.
Being happier will help you live longer, so learn how to be happier
(CNN)If you could wish for just one thing, would it be happiness or a long life? Given what researchers tell us, one is likely to produce the other.
Science has been exploring the connection between happiness and longevity for some time. A 2011 analysis of nearly 4,000 Brits found those who said they felt content, happy or excited on a typical day were up to 35% less likely to die prematurely. In a 2016 study, a positive outlook was associated with longer life for nearly 4,000 older French men and women studied over 22 years.
Loneliness is a serious public-health problem
LONDON, says Tony Dennis, a 62-year-old security guard, is a city of “sociable loners”. Residents want to get to know each other but have few ways to do so. Tonight, however, is different. Mr Dennis and a few dozen other locals are jousting at a monthly quiz put on by the Cares Family, a charity dedicated to curbing loneliness.
Genes, emotions and gut microbiota: The next frontier for the gastroenterologist
Most medical specialties including the field of gastroenterology are mainly aimed at treating diseases rather than preventing them. Genomic medicine studies the health/disease process based on the interaction of the human genes with the environment. The gastrointestinal (GI) system is an ideal model to analyze the interaction between our genes, emotions and the gut microbiota
How to Meditate: 6 Easy Tips for Beginners
How to Meditate. Meditation not only reduces stress and improves your physical well-being, it’s also good exercise for the brain. In case you want to change your life for the better and improve your health and try meditation but don’t know what to begin with, this video is just for you. Our simple guide for beginners will teach you the basics of meditation.
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