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

by Aeon October 20, 2017 Health & Medicine 33945<p>Clayton Dalton<p>Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) …

Alzheimer's Disease

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness

Want to Be More Productive at Work? Stop Doing this During Your Commute

A little peace and quiet in the morning goes a long way<p>What did you listen to on your way into work this morning?<p>If you're like most, you weren't in conversation with someone else. We seem to universally despise the notion of chatting with strangers on the train, bus, or in the carpool.<p>If you're …

Writing Your First Book Is the First Big Step to Build Your Personal Brand

Get oriented to the task before putting pen to paper through self-assessment, audience targeting and relentless testing. Just like any other product.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be a better leader, get paid more or grow your business, then you need to …

Writing

Does peppermint oil work for hair growth?

Peppermint has been used for health purposes for many years, with experts believing that the ancient Greeks, Egyptians, and Romans used mint …

How to write a book and publish it (without giving up your day job)

Best tip: start now<p>You dream of being the next J.K. Rowling or Paula Hawkins but that pesky job, not to mention your social life, family commitments …

Writing

Number One Habit You Need To Develop To Become A Great Leader

It's not just about being authentic, showing integrity and humility.<p>If you want to be a great leader then you need to have great leadership qualities such as authenticity, integrity, humility, etc., and you need to deliver.<p>At the end of the day, great leadership is all about getting results.<p>That …

The Seven Major Chakras

Study of the Chakras<p>The word chakra is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning wheel. If we were able to see the chakras as many(psychics, in fact, …

The Female on Canvas: 10 Female Nudes Which Changed Art History for the Better

The great masters have always been intrigued by the human form, and thus, in their effort to capture the beauty and sensuality of the human body, …

Artists

How to Live ON PURPOSE and Maximize Every Freaking Day

Today can be as great as you want it to be.<p>Today can be as great as you want it to be.<p>Your fate isn't set. You get to decide how much of yourself you're going to put into today.<p>Rather than saying, "Well, we'll see what happens," you must powerfully state, <i>"Today, I'm going to make it happen!"</i><p>When …

Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 9 Things

Chances are, there's something on this list you're missing.<p>Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults, and what makes them different from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" Here's …

A Guy Read 50 Years Worth of Relationship Studies. He Came Up With 17 Strategies

What makes love last? Different researchers from different academic disciplines have examined the question over the years and now a professor has …

This Navy SEAL Says Your Lack of Motivation Does Not Matter (but This 1 Thing Does Big Time)

There is something much bigger at play when it comes to your success than merely being motivated.<p>Maybe you haven't heard of Jocko Willink, but there is a good chance you wouldn't want to make enemies with him.<p>Having spent 20 years in the U.S. Navy--with time spent commanding Task Unit Bruiser at …

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Don’t blame genetics for daughter’s sassy demeanor. It’s more nurture than nature.

By Meghan Leahy<p><i>Q: I'm looking for advice on how to deal with my ­almost-6-year-old's exceedingly snarky attitude. I know that eye-rolling, talking back, etc., are fairly age-appropriate, but, as our day-care provider put it, she's the "sassiest little girl" she's ever worked with in her decades as</i> …

Parenting

Finding peace through mindful running

<b>(CNN) —</b> Marty Kibiloski is a competitive guy -- in sports and life.<p>As a runner, he snagged an athletic scholarship to the University of Virginia. He placed 56th in the Boston Marathon when he was 22 years old, finishing in just 2 hours and 23 minutes. He competed in the Ironman World Championship …

Mindfulness

This 20-Minute Power Yoga Workout Will Strengthen and Stretch From Head to Toe

Yoga is a great addition to any fitness routine. Unlike your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts or weight-lifting sessions, yoga is …

10 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Company

You have a dream but you need a checklist to achieve it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you've decided you're ready to take the plunge, quit your job, and get your own company up and running. You have an amazing business idea you are ready to launch. You're probably …

Small Business

15-Minute Beginner Low-Impact Cardio

You can burn serious calories without all that jumping around. We don't have anything against bouncing, but sometimes you want to give your joints a rest, and with this low-pact workout, you can. We give you 15 minutes of heart-thumping cardio, no equipment or jumping required. Press play and get …

How Logos Became the Most Important Quarter-Inch in Business

Suppose Uber—to pick a random example of a distinctly digital-era company—had been founded in 1909. Obviously it would have had a different business …

2 Practical Ways to Build the Mental Toughness You Need in Business -- and in Life.

Mindfulness turns out to be a great way to build mental toughness, for athletes and business people alike.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I had to pick just one quality and characteristic I was able to take away from the game of football that greatly impacted my life …

Mindfulness

7 Easy Exercises for Better Balance

With you exercise, you may focus on how certain regimens will improve your strength, help you lose weight, or even make you more flexible. Or maybe …

Workouts

Forget Details: Start a Business With These Three Things

If these three elements of your business exist, then all the other details will fall into place.<p>What does it take to really start a business?<p>As a consultant and mentor to small businesses and entrepreneurs, a problem I too often find is many entrepreneurs get stuck in the mundane and unimportant …

Yoga, meditation counter gene expression changes that cause stress

With stress levels on the rise, more people than ever are turning to yoga, meditation, and other mind-body practices with the aim of improving mental …

Italy’s top 5 places to disconnect and disappear

Sometimes the best way a luxury travel advisor can help you is to make you disappear. It is shocking, I know, and counterintuitive. While most of the …

Italy

The Way We Teach Math Is Holding Women Back

First Daughter Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos toured the National Air and Space Museum with a group of middle school students …

Older Women Are Getting Pregnant Thanks to a Radical New Menopause Treatment

An Age Without Menopause?<p>Old age affects us all, especially women who want to become mothers. However, a new treatment may give women the opportunity …

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Ultimate Morning Ritual That Will Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

Do This 4-Minute No-Equipment Workout to Flatten Abs and Shape Your Booty

We know a lot of you are working on flatter abs and a bigger booty, so why not work on both at once? This ab-and-booty combo workout only takes four minutes to sculpt, shape, tone, and strengthen . . . and there's absolutely no equipment required. You can do these moves anywhere! And with just a …

To break addictions, control your 'craving mind'

Dr. Judson Brewer's book explains how to use mindfulness techniques to quit bad habits, from smoking to overeating to nail-biting.<p>Addictions aren't …

Drug Addiction