A woman walks into the doctor’s office and says “Doctor, I have turned into a compulsive thief.” The doctor gives her a prescription for a course of tablets and tells her, “If you’re not cured in a couple of weeks would you get me a new convertible?” Moral and life-changing decisions can be confusing. You… Read more

Did you love to skate as a kid? You can turn your old hobby into a fun, new workout. Even if you’re a complete newbie, skating is easy to learn and safe as long as you follow some simple precautions. Put some blades under your feet. Take a look at the advantages of skating and… Read more

Susan Hillier, University of South Australia The Feldenkrais Method is a way of exploring movement, posture and breathing through hands-on touch, used by dancers, musicians, athletes, actors and people living with and rehabilitating from a range of illnesses and injuries. Terms integral to the method such as awareness and integration are not easy concepts. But… Read more

Being hugged more often can protect you from infections that come with being stressed out and also bring about milder illness symptoms, according to new research from Carnegie Mellon University. The researchers, led by Sheldon Cohen, CMU Professor of Psychology tested if hugs act as a form of social support, protecting stressed people from getting… Read more

Have you arrived at the life you planned on? Or are you stuck in a rut of living a pale shadow of what you envisioned? It’s so easy to get just a little bit off-track each year. After a decade passes, you can be so far off-course that you don’t have any idea how to… Read more