Could your health issues actually be due to nutrient deficiencies?

  Many nutrition professionals generally advise that a healthful, balanced diet can provide most people with the nutrients essential for good health.   Fruit and vegetables naturally contain a number of beneficial nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants and other biologically active components – or phytochemicals.   In fact, it has been documented that[…]

An easy way to hack willpower and self-control, backed by research in social psychology

You’ve probably heard about the marshmallow test. A small group of preschool children between 3 to 5 years old are each offered a marshmallow and given two choices; eat the treat immediately, or wait until the researcher returns and receive a second marshmallow. No threats of punishment on failure, just the promise of reward if[…]

Sometimes you have to say no; here’s how to soften the blow

Is there another word quite as charged as the double-lettered, single-syllabled powerhouse of rejection? We dread having to say it almost as much as we hate being on the receiving end, if not more. We’ll overbook our schedules, acquiesce to inconsiderate requests or make up outlandish lies just so we can spare ourselves the discomfort.[…]