Satjit Bhusri, MD

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Fighting Depression? Neuroscience Says This May Reduce Symptoms by 40 Percent (in Just 8 Weeks)

Anyone can do it, and it doesn't involve prescription medication.<p>Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. It affects over 15 million adults annually, or 6-7 percent of the entire adult population. It is so common, in fact, that nearly everyone has either …

Getting Specific About Dizziness

Dizziness is not a disease but rather a symptom that can result from a huge variety of underlying disorders or, in some cases, no disorder at all. Readily determining its cause and how best to treat it — or whether to let it resolve on its own — can depend on how well patients are able to describe …

7 Ways to Be Better at Life

I've learned how to be better at life by witnessing my family's reaction to my father's death.<p>Two years ago today my Father died from ALS. I was in the room when he took his last labored breath. In fact, my head was resting on his chest when it happened. An overwhelming and profound moment I'll …

Eat Peppers, Live Longer?

Eating hot peppers may help you live longer.<p>A new analysis, in PLOS One, corroborates findings from a 2015 study of spicy food that was conducted in China.<p>The new report used data on 16,179 American adults participating in a larger public health study.<p>There were 4,946 deaths over the 23 years of …

5 Science-Based Strategies to Quiet Your Mind When Your Brain Is Buzzing

Your brain isn't designed to work at full steam all the time, so regularly simmering down with a few science hacks is a brilliant move for your well-being and career.<p>There's something to be said about the energizing hum that comes along with doing, succeeding, producing. But a peculiar phenomenon …

Life Span of South Korean Women Is Headed Toward 90

Life spans in the world’s wealthiest countries will continue to increase in the future, and women in South Korea may be the first to live longer than 90 years on average, a new study has found.<p>The study — a mathematical model blending 21 other forecasts and published in The Lancet — gave South …

5 Documentaries That Will Inspire the Global Citizen in You

These films will educate and inspire you to be a better citizen of the world.<p>If the world could use one thing right now, it would be more empathy. …

Richard Branson’s best advice for success in 2017

For a rocket science entrepreneur, Richard Branson's best advice for success in 2017 is simple and low tech.<p>Write down a good idea when you have …

Survival of the Kindest

Compassion is the feeling that naturally arises when you learn of the suffering of another, and that motivates you to want to do something to help. …

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The Science Behind Love

<i>Summary: A new study looks at how cognition affects love.</i><p>Source: UMSL.<p><b>When University of Missouri–St. Louis psychology faculty member Sandra</b> …

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

Steve Wanner is a highly respected 37-year-old partner at Ernst & Young, married with four young children. When we met him a year ago, he was working 12- to 14-hour days, felt perpetually exhausted, and found it difficult to fully engage with his family in the evenings, which left him feeling …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

What Science Says About Snacking and Breakfast

Cutting back on salt, high fat foods and too many breads and pasta, and eating more fruits and vegetables is the best way to a healthy heart. But …

4 Tools For Lowering Anxiety In Any Situation So You Can Perform Better

Whether it’s in response to an upcoming presentation, interview, round of layoffs, new position, or networking meeting, anxiety is an emotion we encounter repeatedly throughout our careers (and…lives). It’s not a comfortable experience, and it’s not meant to be. Anxiety is an evolutionarily …

This Is The Key To Realizing Your Full Potential

Cutting To The Core<p>If you want to achieve your full potential there is something about yourself that you need to understand intimately and fine tune relentlessly, and it's something that's been inside of you all along.<p>It starts with one of my favorite questions for budding young entrepreneurs, …

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