Lucas Hausen

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8 Foods That Help You Fall Asleep Fast

Choose the right snacks, fall asleep fast.<p>If you skimp on sleep, your health pays the price. Sleep loss can ruin your memory and concentration; it can make you gain weight; and it definitely makes it harder to get out of bed early and hit the gym.<p>But even if you’re committed to logging the …

Sleep

The Anti-Anxiety Mind Trick That Can Help You Stop Overthinking Every Single Decision

It's not easy, but it works.<p><i>This essay is adapted from</i> The Healthy Mind Toolkit <i>by Alice Boyes, PhD, a former clinical psychologist turned writer.</i><p>If …

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

5 leituras obrigatórias recomendadas por Bill Gates

Todos os anos, o fundador da Microsoft, Bill Gates, faz uma lista de leituras que realizou e que indica para os meses do verão norte-americano (de …

Em busca de um significado para o envelhecimento

Na terça-feira passada, foi lançado um novo portal voltado para a questão da longevidade: o <b>Plenae</b>, uma iniciativa do empresário Abílio Diniz, que, …

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

A modern blend of yoga, Zen Buddhism, hypnosis and psychology, it’s huge elsewhere in Europe and on its way to the UK<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still …

Meditation

This Secret Ingredient May Prevent Future Food Allergies in Babies

Worried about your child developing food allergies? You may want to feed them this.<p>As someone whose passion and career revolves around food, one of …

A Philosopher's Advice For Managing Midlife

(<i>Excerpted from</i> MIDLIFE: A Philosophical Guide by Kieran Setiya<i>. Copyright © 2017 by Princeton University Press. Reprinted by permissio</i>n.)<p>Many of us are casualties of the midlife crisis, striving to achieve what seems worthwhile, succeeding well enough, yet at the same time restless and …

Middle Age

5 science-backed tips for getting more sleep

Ever have trouble getting to sleep? Or staying asleep? Or you get plenty of shut-eye but you're not refreshed? Everyone wants to get better sleep. …

49 imagens incríveis que vão te fazer querer dar um rolê pelo Brasil

Que o <b>Brasil</b> é um país lindo, a gente já ouviu falar, mas em tempos de crise e de tantas coisas "baixo astral" acontecendo em nosso país, até …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Gut bacteria-produced compound may stave off aging

Researchers examined a class of chemical compounds called indoles and found that they have potential for extending vitality in our fellow mammals, …

Ancient Philosophers Reveal 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happier

Alright, you’ve probably read a zillion articles about happiness online and you’re not a zillion times happier. What gives?<p><i>Reading ain’t the same as</i> …

Happiness

The neuroscience of motivation—and how it can change your life

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, freelancer, or manager, there’s no underestimating the power of motivation.<p>Motivation is what energizes, maintains, …

At The Molecular Level: A New Study Examines The Deep Benefits Of Meditation, Yoga And Tai Chi

<b>Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us; they can ‘reverse’ the molecular reactions in our DNA</b> …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You (And Making You Fat In The Process)

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Sleep

4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

You Have the Power to Physically Reshape Your Brain

Neuroplasticity is the idea that you can alter your brain in a physical and mental way by changing its stimuli — which can include environment, …

Now that mobile is aging, Benedict Evans predicts the Next Big Thing

Now that mobile is maturing and its growth is slowing, everyone in tech is turning to thinking about what the Next Big Thing will be. It’s easy to say that “machine learning is the new mobile” (and everyone does), but there are other things going on, too.<p>On one hand, we have a set of profound …

Machine Learning

Marijuana May Be A Weapon Against Brain Aging, Suggests New Study

Since the legalization movement began hitting full stride, new research discoveries about marijuana’s potential health benefits have been surfacing with regularity. Among the most recent, a study shows that the psychoactive chemical in marijuana, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), restores cognitive …

Research

9 Daily Habits of the Happiest People You Know, According to Science

Positive thinking and behavior takes intention and practice.<p>Happiness is a subjective thing. To some, it might be embodied in healthy, caring and supportive relationships. To others, it might mean having nice things and the time to enjoy them. Or maybe it's a sense of being grounded and having the …

Why hot saunas, running and other mild stress may be good for your brain

It’s true we live in uncertain times. Anxiety is said to be on the rise. And more of us are seeking comfort in mindfulness and meditation.<p>But if you …

A scientist named George Church has a wild idea to upend evolution — here’s what you should know about him

They're considering launching a decade-long drive to build, from scratch, all the genes that make humans human.<p>The meeting raised all sorts of ethical questions. But that's nothing new for Church. He has been stirring controversy, and excitement, in the scientific community for decades. He wants to …

Genetics

How a Brain Researcher Discovered the Fountain of Youth in a 93-year-old Athlete

Olga Kotelko helped researchers discover just how beneficial exercise is for the brain.<p>Aga Burzynska is rock climbing on a bluff outside Fort Collins, CO, as she often does. While she reaches for craggy fingerholds in the veined surface, Burzynska, a neuroscientist, calculates and recalculates, her …

People who read books tend to be nicer than those who don't - study

Does reading books make you a nicer person? Or are nicer people more likely to be drawn to reading?<p>A recent study by researchers at Kingston University found that people who read works of fiction tend to be kinder and more empathetic.<p>"Exposure to fiction relates to a range of empathetic abilities," …

15 Enlightening Rumi Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Rumi was a famous poet who has influenced countless generations across the world.<p>He has been described as the most popular poet ever and best selling …

Spirituality

4 Ways to Stop Obsessing Over Your Limits and Tackle Negative Thinking

We can at times feel overwhelmed by the barriers in front of us. Whether those challenges come from our own faults and oversights, or from the …

11 Genius Ways To Cook Pasta You've Never Heard Of

Warning: untraditional pasta preparations ahead. Sorry not sorry, Italy.

Esta filmagem impressionante de drone na África do Sul parece um Rei Leão da vida real

Nos últimos dois anos, vídeos medíocres de drones feitos em paisagens dramáticas poluíram a internet. Assim, a gente entende vocês, pilotos de drone. …

25 Enlightening Pieces of Zen Buddhist Wisdom That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism is a powerful philosophy that helps us find true meaning in life.<p>In western society, we tend to think that we’ll only find happiness …