Guidance For a Mid-Life Career Change

Guidance For a Mid-Life Career Change

There are some people out there who know from early on what they want to do with their life. These people grew up with a stethoscope around their neck or they started lesson planning when they were eight. Whatever they wanted to be, it just clicked. So, going through...
WHY YOU SHOULD STAND AT WORK FOR TWO HOURS A DAY

WHY YOU SHOULD STAND AT WORK FOR TWO HOURS A DAY

OFFICE WORKERS, STAND UP FROM YOUR DESK FOR TWO HOURS A DAY We’ve known for some time that too much sitting increases your risk of diabetes, certain cancers, heart disease and early death. But until now it’s been unclear how much standing during the work day may...
HOW CAT NAPS AFFECT YOUR MOOD AND MEMORY

HOW CAT NAPS AFFECT YOUR MOOD AND MEMORY

WANT TO BOOST YOUR MEMORY AND MOOD? TAKE A NAP, BUT KEEP IT SHORT We’re told to have power naps to keep us safe on the road and improve our alertness if we’ve had insufficient sleep. They even help our surgeons stay awake during long shifts. But siestas and nana naps...
HOW FAT AND SUGAR MAKES YOU KEEP ON EATING

HOW FAT AND SUGAR MAKES YOU KEEP ON EATING

FAT AND SUGAR-HEAVY DIET HARMS YOUR BRAIN – AND MAKES YOU KEEP ON EATING Do you eat only when you’re actually hungry? Many of us eat even when our bodies don’t need food. Just the thought of food entices us to eat. We think about food when we see other people eating,...
THE SCIENCE BEHIND WHY KISSING FEELS GOOD

THE SCIENCE BEHIND WHY KISSING FEELS GOOD

LIPS ARE THE MOST EXPOSED EROGENOUS ZONE, WHICH MAKES KISSING FEEL VERY GOOD Scientists in the Netherlands have reported that we share about 80m bacteria during a passionate ten-second kiss; a finding that makes puckering up seem cringe-worthy – and downright...
WHAT OCCURS INSIDE YOUR BRAIN WHEN YOU GIVE UP SUGAR

WHAT OCCURS INSIDE YOUR BRAIN WHEN YOU GIVE UP SUGAR

HERE’S WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BRAIN WHEN YOU GIVE UP SUGAR By Jordan Gaines Lewis, Neuroscience Doctoral Candidate Penn State College of Medicine Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew...