7 Habits That Can Cut the Risk of Depression in Half

“We are what we repeatedly do.” —Aristotle Your answers to these seven questions have serious implications for your mental health: Do you get between 7 and 9 hours of sleep a night? How much junk food...

Does Size Matter?

Forget apple pie. Ice cream is America’s national dessert. Thanks to Ronald Reagan, July is National Ice Cream Month and although ice cream has competition from frozen yogurt these days, it retains its crown...

Do You Salt Your Food Before You Taste It?

Thomas Edison, the driving force behind such innovations as the phonograph, the incandescent light bulb, and the motion picture camera, was also creative when it came to hiring new employees. As part of the...

See the World Without Leaving Your House

Here are some of my favorite resources that keep me engaged, active, and connected while social distancing.     Culture Tours and Shows Virtual Museum Tours—Visit and tour over 1,000 museums from the comfort of your couch, where...

The Secret to Waking up Alert and Refreshe

“Until I’m 6 feet under Baby I don’t need a bed Gonna live while I’m alive I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” — Jon Bon Jovi With all due respect to the venerable Jon Bon Jovi, this is a terrible...

How To Help Teens Navigate Stress and Boost Resilience

Being a teenager has never been easy but these days seems harder than ever. In addition to the ordinary stresses of coming of age — a global pandemic, war in Europe, mass shootings, economic...