Do you want to live long? The Japanese know a lot about this subject. Many of them are centenarians and have practical answers to how to live long. Esteemed physician and longevity expert Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara shared some of them with the Japan Times. Note that he was 97 when he did so. He recently passed at the age of 105. Studies like this echo that a person's lifestyle decides
How the morning begins decides how the rest of your day will go, so start yours well with a few life-changing Buddhist practices. I found that these simple Buddhist practices have helped me focus better on my work than before. They have also helped me get through sleepless nights. We don't have to make earth-shaking changes to improve our lives. It all begins with a few basic lifestyle changes. What
If you are easily overwhelmed, you might want to know how to control your emotions. Why? A lack of emotional control can cause upsetting situations. It also compromises your health. Managing your feelings has benefits. The good news is that there are science-based answers to how to control your emotions. You'll find some of them helpful and stimulating as I did. The Benefits of Emotional Intelligence You'll find it necessary to
As human beings, we use defense mechanisms from time to time whether we realize it or not. This is fine...until it starts getting in the way of your relationships. Defense mechanisms are psychological techniques that we use unconsciously to cope with things like stress and anxiety. For example, if something highly traumatic in happens in your life you may mentally block out the memory without trying. These mechanisms are something we
Most of us try to keep to a sleep schedule of at least six to seven hours. Medical Science suggests that a person needs at least seven hours of sleep a day. Geniuses would argue that sleep compromises success. A successful, brilliant person tends to follow a strange sleep pattern or polyphasic sleep schedule. It seems like we need to sacrifice sleep to meet our goals. But is it necessary?
If someone mentioned the words Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS), you might wonder if it's an alien science. But do you have serious worries? Vagus Nerve Stimulation might just ease them. Research has shown that VNS can relieve untreatable depression. Waking it up is simple, and you can do so with everyday practices. What is Vagus Nerve Stimulation? VNS is a medical treatment that involves transmitting electrical impulses to the Vagus
Coping with depression is not an easy task. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to relieve this challenging condition. Depression can really cause a sense of hopelessness to any individual; it can really negatively haul the structure of the individual's life. Well, coping with depression demands the change in the physical activity, the overall lifestyle as well as the way of thinking. Luckily, there is a way out!
It may floor you that simple exercises like the 5 Tibetan Rites can affect your health so profoundly. The 5 Tibetan Rites impact your vitality, well-being, and appearance. You'll wonder what these exercises are, and how they'll reshape your life. What are the 5 Tibetan Rites? The 5 Tibetan Rites is a routine consisting of five yoga exercises, each repeated 21 times. If you're a yoga practitioner, you'll find them enjoyable
Life presents challenges occasionally, as every Buddhist Monk will share. We can turn these into strengths, with some guidance. A Buddhist Monk offers lessons that will open our eyes and push us forward. 1. Keep trying We should, first of all, continue trying to overcome challenges when we fail. A Buddhist Monk will suggest that we should look at problems from different perspectives because one of them may offer the