Linda Music

42 Added | 5 Magazines | 3 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @LindaMusic | Health writer and researcher, blogger. I'm passionate about health, diet and exercise.

Salt Therapy: A review of Salts of the Earth, Penrith

From the moment I stepped into the salt therapy room at <i>Salts of the Earth, Penrith</i>, I knew I was in for an experience.<p>The room itself evoked a …

Book review: Interval Weight Loss

If you’ve ever lost weight only to regain it all back again with some added kilos on top, Dr Nick Fuller’s book, “<i>Interval Weight Loss</i>” is definitely …

Change your Breathing and Boost Your Immune System!

I’ve wanted to do this one for a long time, because it has had such an impact on my life. It’s finally here and today, I am going to write about the …

Tim Ferriss

Can the Wim Hof Method really improve immunity and ease depression?

<b>By Linda Music</b><p>The Wim Hof Method is rapidly gaining popularity around the world and so I thought I’d write about my experiences with the method as …

Immunotherapy

The Wim Hof Method: 4 people reveal how they improved their health using the method

<b>WARNING:</b> The information in this article is not scientifically backed by double-blind peer-reviewed studies. Nor should it be!<p>This article is about …

Mount Everest

Harvard scientists think they might have pinpointed the source of human consciousness

Human consciousness has been defined as awareness, sentience, a person's ability to experience and feel, but despite the important role it plays in our lives and making us who we are, we actually know very little about how consciousness works.<p>Scientists currently believe that consciousness is …

Consciousness

Alzheimer's Could Actually Start Elsewhere in The Body And Not The Brain, Says Study

Incredibly important.<p>Alzheimer's disease is usually described as a degenerative neurological condition, one that is commonly associated with memory …

A Daily Dose of This One Food Can Boost Your Brain, Science Says

Now, you have one more reason to add these delicious bites to your dinner plate tonight (aside from the fact that they’re one of the healthiest …

Extra sleep boost brain power: study

A small boost to our nightly slumber can improve memory and increase learning capacity, according to Professor Matthew Walker, director of the Centre …

Brain Imaging Shows We Can Unlearn Chronic Pain

New hope for previously untreatable pain.

Arthritis

There’s no right way to grieve

Part 3: <i>“Psychology of challenges”</i> series<p><b>By: Linda Music</b><p>Death. We fear it. For ourselves and, even more so, for the people we love. When it comes …

Chemotherapy

WordPress.com

You won’t feel motivated every single day. Focus on this instead

It's taken me a long time to learn that motivation isn't an external source of inspiration.<p>It's an inner quiet you have to practice listening …

Motivation

In Memory Training Smackdown, One Method Dominates

When it comes to brain training, some workouts seem to work better than others.<p>A comparison of the two most common training methods scientists use to improve memory and attention found that one was twice as effective as the other. The more effective method also changed brain activity in a part of …

The Brain

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Dementia

How to read more effectively

Whether you’re dissecting Adam Smith’s <i>The Wealth of Nations</i> or relaxing poolside with <i>50 Shades of Grey</i>, reading is, for many of us, a regular source of joy, perspective, and ideas, which enable us to grow personally and professionally. But here’s the catch: We live in a world of never ending …

Books

Coping with life’s challenges

Part 2: <b>Psychology of challenges</b> series<p>By: <b>Linda Music</b><p>We’ve all had those feelings. You know the ones. When it all feels like too much. When just …

Mindfulness

Breast Cancer Diet: Broccoli and Green Tea Could Make Deadly Tumors Treatable

In this wellness era brimming with kale smoothies, you don’t need a study to tell you why it’s a good idea to eat vegetables. Plant-based diets are …

This is the best time of day to work out

Exercising in the early morning can be a fabulous way to not only get the calories burning, but it can also help you have a good start to the …

Fitness

Running a half marathon while intermittent fasting: my experience

Image Credits:<p>Intermittent fasting is a concept that’s growing in popularity. In short, it means cutting your daily “eating window” by several hours. …

This computer model is unlocking why people suffer from depression

Computational psychiatrists have broken new ground in understanding how humans learn, by modelling a software program to behave just behave like us. …

When you die you know you are dead: Major study shows mind still works after the body shows no signs of life

Death just became even more scary: scientists say people are aware they’re dead because their consciousness continues to work after the body has …

Could the "Alzheimer's Gene" Finally Become a Drug Target?

Among hundreds of genes that might nudge your risk of Alzheimer's up or down, <i>Apolipoprotein E</i> (<i>APOE</i>) has the strongest effect. Scientists discovered …

Dementia

Researchers reveal the human brain remembers visual features backwards

Rethinking How the Human Brain Remembers<p>New research from scientists at the Zuckerman Institute of Columbia University has turned our classical …

The Brain

Lessons I learnt from challenging myself

<b>Part 1 in the Psychology of challenges series</b><p>By Linda Music<p>In 2015, I did something that changed my life.<p>It was something that not only helped to …

Skydiving

72 Amazing Human Brain Facts (Based on the Latest Science)

These brain facts dispel many brain myths based on outdated knowledge. Learn how the brain works, for better (or worse). All facts cite original …

The Brain

I Wake Up at 3:45 A.M. and People Call My Daily Routine ‘Truly Insane’ — Here’s Why You Should Follow It

"My routine guarantees that I live my life to the best of my ability, every single day."<p>I’ve seen my future. Honestly, I have. It involves me, about …

DON’T take this if you have dry sinus pain

<b>By Linda Music</b><p>There are many things you can do for sinus pain. The internet is testimony to that. So when I looked up what to do for the searing, …

Alternative Medicine

Dancing May Help Reverse Signs of Aging in the Brain

A new study finds that older adults who routinely exercise can reverse signs of aging in the brain, and the physical activity that seems to have one …

The Brain