Can Exercise Help Preserve Your Memories?

Alzheimer’s is a particularly nasty disease. It robs you of your memories – arguably your most valuable accumulation in life. Anyone who has seen the movie the Notebook or even worse had a relative befall it can attest to the sadness it brings. My own grandmother had Alzheimer’s and it was tragic seeing her slip […]

Do We Have Too Many Choices?

Ironically more and more research is beginning to show that giving people too many options causes them to be more stressed than if you give them just one or two.

Are you Confident Enough?

There’s a fascinating new study from Carnegie Mellon which shows that people prefer confidence over expertise: The research, by Don Moore of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, shows that we prefer advice from a confident source, even to the point that we are willing to forgive a poor track record. Moore argues that in […]

Who Wants to Live a Tame Life?

Sometimes I think we get a little too comfortable in our cozy homes, and we need to be reminded that the wild world abounds with adventures. Often people think comfort is what they need, when what they really need is something to throw their passions into – something they can chase with all their heart. […]

Do You Have Enough Time?

Do you ever feel like you don’t have enough time in the day? In our busy world that’s becoming more and more typical. Between keeping up with the Joneses and getting the kids to soccer practice there never seems to be enough time in the day. There are a handful of ways to solve this […]