Multitasking – Not What You Think!

Multitasking – Not What You Think!

Have you been multitasking in order to save time? If you have, then I have some bad news for you: Multitasking is an illusion. It’s a bill of goods we’ve been sold – the promise of getting more done in less time. Of all the reasons multitasking does not actually work,...
Gratitude Boosts Your Health

Gratitude Boosts Your Health

Over the years, I have been fascinated by the physiology of emotion. Everyone has experienced the negative impact of emotion on your own physiology. For example, you might feel a “knot in your stomach” when you’re worried. Or, you might feel your heart race when...
Health Benefits Of Sex

Health Benefits Of Sex

In addition to perpetuating the species, sex has quite a few health benefits. Sex protects our health. For both men and women, studies show that sexual activity has a protective effect on our health. In men, studies have shown a 50% decrease in the risk of...
Do You Sleep Like a Teenager?

Do You Sleep Like a Teenager?

My teenage boys can sleep and sleep. And sleep. I’m envious. My friend’s teenage daughter was recently feeling sick, and literally slept it off. She slept all day, woke up to eat, then was able to continue sleeping! Bless her. Or curse her. Depends on whether at this...