Fads aside, there truly isn’t a “better” or “best” time to make changes and ditch certain bad habits
We’re nearing the end of the year, which means energy levels are lower than usual, but this is no reason to panic. That feeling of burn-out and increased stress levels around this time of year affects a good percentage of people.
A hobby is something that you do for fun or pleasure. You do it during your free time, and you don’t get paid to do it. Since hobbies are leisure activities, a lot of people discard hobbies as a “luxury” they can’t afford.
Children in the developed world watch an average of 4 hours of TV a day. Should parents be concerned about how this may be affecting their children’s brains and behaviour?
Visualisation describes the practice of trying to change one’s outer world through changing one’s inner world, or thoughts. This type of technique runs through many spiritual practices and self-help manuals and is advocated as a way of achieving exalted aims
Something has gone horribly wrong in our relationship with food, the source of our physical energy. Until the 1970s the average human body weight had been remarkably constant over time suggesting the operation of a balanced biological system with effective appetite control mechanisms at work
It’s only natural for us to judge, after all, it’s a super important skill when it comes to surviving - your brain needs to be able to quickly judge whether your environment contains any dangers or if it’s safe for you to relax in.
The words you store in your vocabulary can be crucial to the state of the relationships you keep. Whether it’s at work or at home, conversations with your children or customers, we often speak with no consideration of the words we use and the feelings they evoke.
No matter what traditions you celebrate, holidays usually involve spending time with family. For some this may feel like an embrace in the warm ‘bosom’ of loved ones but, for others, family get-togethers can be stressful.
You're at work. Your job needs you to stare at a screen the whole day to get it done. You suddenly find that you are feeling sleepy halfway through the day, tired and unable to focus.