Walking and Breathing Walking is like breathing. Effortless. You’re up and moving. One of nature’s healthiest activities can also prove one of its most pleasant. People often love cities because they are “walkable” – you can get what you need on your own two feet. And be entertained – and pleasured – all along the […]
Calming the everyday crisis (9/30/10)
Crisis. Just the word makes people nervous. Yet imminent threat is what a lot of us feel these days. Add in an economic crisis cutting the heart out of the American middle class, and people feel crisis becomes an everyday thing. So what do you do if your kid is sick and has to get […]
Regeneration – how to spur creativity and productivity (9/27/10)
Americans are in a tough place, with many losing jobs, homes, and the ability to feed their families. So, too, is the American economy. Competition is increasing within a worldwide recession. As human beings are equally talented throughout the globe and knowledge industries are the future, to grow the economy will require innovation on every […]
Why Can’t I Sleep?
Why Can’t I Sleep? Six Common Reasons You Can Fix You’re exhausted, you can’t wait to sleep. Your head hits the pillow and then – frustration. You open your eyes in the middle of the night and find yourself staring at – the clock – which coldly stares back. And you just read that people […]
Can physical activity make me smarter?
Yes, it can and does. You grow new brain cells at night if you walk 20-30 minutes a day. You also can grow new grey matter. Take the case of a long term study of Swedish twins, pointed out to me by my friend Tom Walker. Georg Kuhn, professor of regeneration neuroscience at Gothenburg University, […]