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Remember “Deep Thoughts” with Jack Handey on Saturday Night Live years ago? This was one of them: "Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes." In a time when truly...

Elvis Presley, at the height of his fame, once said, “The Lord can give, and the Lord can take away. I might be herding sheep next year." And it’s true that we never know what life will hand us. All we can do is appreciate what we have now and handle...

Got some extra time to catch up on all the reading you might have missed in the past decade? Here are some standards that promote well-being in a variety of ways:   How Not to Die, by Michael Gregor This book delves into the science of plant-based eating and why vegetables will make...

COVID-19 mandated hibernation can reduce the good-feeling serotonin levels for a number of reasons. Here’s some ways to bring them back up: You need some bright light in your life—not enough to get you sunburned or blinded, but a small regular amount to get you producing Vitamin D and the...

Movement keeps our body healthy, but it also works the brain. And not all movement is created equal. A repetitive motion like jogging, for instance, isn’t as much as a brain boost as a circuit, where you might mix things up, alternating between side shuffles and jacks, sprints or step-ups....

The power of this novel virus is such that it’s arrived into the realm of mental health, as online articles about anxiety and COVID-19 will attest. As the crisis continues to unfold, it’s worth remembering that the definition of good health also includes our ability to cope emotionally with threats...