(Lindsay Lohan walked into Rehab reading my book “The Power of Rest,” and is scheduled to leave Rehab on October 22nd. This note is for her and others leaving inpatient addiction treatment.) Leaving Rehab – What to Do When You’re Out Once you leave the tough times start. You’re exiting the cocoon, the tight environment […]
Celebrity Rehab and the Power of Rest (9/29/10)
Treatment through the Power of Rest Rest is regeneration, and people are so stressed out they need that reset now. Two months ago in Huffington Post I wrote about how performance pressure, crazy hours, adulation, the end of privacy and the insanity of show business lead many performers into preventable addictions. Yesterday I learned Lindsay […]
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, […]