Archives for Healthy Living

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Stressed to the Max

Conversations with friends and colleagues these days often are peppered with concerns about stress. People are regularly talking about being stressed, recovering from stress or avoiding stress. It’s a...
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Book Review: How to Deal with Adversity

Although the title sounds very self-help,  a serious text in which Christopher Hamilton — philosopher, author, and senior lecturer in philosophy of religion at London’s King’s College — uses his scholarship to push...
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Anti-anxiety

You Can Worry and Be Happy

Some time ago, there was a popular song by Bobby McFerrin that urged us “Don’t worry. Be happy.” The lyrics suggest that worrying and being happy are contradictory feelings....
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Parenting the Whole Child

The brain is a fascinating organ. It weighs about three pounds when fully grown and entails a plethora of complicated electrical and chemical processes that can stump the savviest...
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The Effortless Sleep Companion

Having recently reviewed Sasha Stephens’s incredible (in my opinion) book, The Effortless Sleep Method, I’d like to share my opinion of her follow-up, The Effortless Sleep Companion. Again, I’m...
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Book Review: Finding Ultra

Recently I read the memoir of an endurance athlete, Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World’s Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself. It tells the story of...
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