Tag: health

For serval years now brain training applications for smartphones and computers have claimed to improve our mental abilities. The purported benefits include a better working memory, improved problem solving abilities, and greater focus. What research…

When it comes to dieting we often choose to rely on our self-control–a notoriously fragile construct. It’s not easy walking past processed foods in the supermarket without picking up a snack. It’s not easy mustering…

Mindfulness is a word being thrown around a lot recently. Yet there seems to be a lot of misunderstanding about what it is. To be mindful, in very general terms, is to be aware. Take…