Tim Lee

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The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Holy crap.<p>The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to …

Tip: The Cure for Hip Tightness & Immobility

Back pain? Hip mobility issues? This quick fix is for you.<p>Hit the Target<p>Many things like foam rolling and stretching have fallen short of eradicating …

Diabetes, weight can combine to alter brain, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's well-known that type 2 diabetes can cause medical complications in certain organs, including the brain. But overweight and obese people with early-stage type 2 diabetes have more severe abnormalities in brain structure and cognition than normal-weight people with type 2 diabetes, …

The Best and Worst Breads You Can Eat, Ranked

Bread is like a modern-day curse word. When you're trying to clean up your eating habits, it's typically the first thing to go. But we love bread, so …

Nutrition

Stress really is killing us

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are new clues that the high levels of stress many people endure every day are taking a deadly toll.<p>White, working-class Americans are dying in middle age at a rapidly increasing pace, reversing a long-standing trend toward greater life expectancy across all races and social classes, …

All-Out Miracle Intervals to Improve Average Power for Endurance Events

One December a road racer I had coached for more than 10 years collided with a dog. The rider’s name is Bob. The dog charged him during a group ride …

Dogs Will Like You Better if You're Nice to People, Study Says

Your dog may seem all sweet and innocent, but it turns out she's secretly judging you all the time.<p>Your dog may seem all sweet and innocent, like she loves you unconditionally—but it turns out she's secretly judging you all the time. According to a new study from researchers at Kyoto University, …

12 Powerful Tactics That Will Help You Banish Self-Doubt

How to stop fearing and start doing.<p>Often, people stand between themselves and success.<p>In our work with large organizations and individuals, we've learned that the number one impediment to success is not lack of time, limited resources, or a difficult boss or team. It's you!<p>We doubt ourselves, fear …

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 …

3 videos that describe what it's like to have anxiety and depression when our own words don't suffice

Having anxiety is tough. For everyone, it is a slightly different beast, but many of the core aspects are the same. One of the most frustrating parts …

'The 4-Hour Workweek' author says a 3-step process he learned from Tony Robbins drastically improved his life

In many ways, Tim Ferriss carries on a tradition well established by Tony Robbins: finding people at the top of their fields, determining what makes them tick, and then passing those insights along to a general audience.<p>After Ferriss, who wrote the best-seller "The 4-Hour Workweek," interviewed …

35 Bean Recipes for All Your Plant-Protein (and High-Fiber) Needs

“Beans, beans, they’re good…” OK, we all know how that ends. But cheeky rhymes aside, it’s true that beans are some of the best foods you could be …

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

Mental Health

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Living authentically is a perpetual challenge that requires emotional intelligence and yields great rewards. It's a noble path that you won't regret following.<p>Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real …

Oprah Winfrey

The Wrong Eating Habits Can Hurt Your Brain, Not Just Your Waistline

Being overweight can raise your blood pressure, cholesterol and risk for developing diabetes. It could be bad for your brain, too.<p>A diet high in saturated fats and sugars, the so-called Western diet, actually affects the parts of the brain that are important to memory and make people more likely to …

Holistic Medicine

Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us.

Why we need artificial intelligence to study our natural intelligence.<p>Over the past several years, Jack Gallant’s neuroscience lab has produced a string of papers that sound absurd.<p>In 2011, the lab showed it was possible to recreate movie clips just from observing the brain activity of people …

Runners And Musicians Have Better-Connected Brains Than The Rest of Us

Your training's worth it.<p>Better brain connectivity could be yet another benefit of running, because researchers have found that a good run can affect …

Neuroscience Finds This Seemingly Mindless Exercise Sharpens Your Brain

Examining brain activity in runners vs. non-runners reveals surprising results.<p>To help improve focus, develop superior thinking skills and improve cognitive function, a deep-thinking activity like chess might come to mind. If there were a sport that produced the same brain boosting results, you'd …

How Practicing Forgiveness Actually Boosts Your Productivity (and Health)

So why don't more people make this a regular habit? That's a complicated question.<p>Have you ever been hurt by the actions or words of someone at work? Nearly everyone has, including me.<p>Perhaps a business partner was caught stealing money, a colleague falsely accused you of something, or your CEO …

The Best Foods to Beat Depression

It probably won’t surprise you to hear that I’m not a fan of psychiatry. Psychiatric drugs are some of the most over-prescribed, useless, and even …

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Multitask, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

A Neuroscientist Explains What Happens To Your Brain When You Meditate

Meditation is becoming very popular lately. Perhaps it’s the anecdotal evidence friends are sharing with each other or the fact that more and more …

The Science behind Yoga

Yoga, an ancient but perfect science, deals with the evolution of humanity. This evolution includes all aspects of one’s being, from bodily health to …

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making

Forewarned is forearmed: The human mind is riddled with dangerous blind spots and illogical shortcuts.<p>Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. …

How to Sprint Your Way to a 6-Pack

Why Sprint Training Is the Best Abdominal Workout<p>There are so many great abdominal workouts out there and in the gym that are based around resistance …

5 Morning Habits to Boost Your Productivity All Day Long

Start your day off with the right mindset.<p>The first half hour of your morning could set the tone for the rest of the day, so use it wisely. Even if you aren't a morning person, don't waste these early hours and risk being bogged down by unproductivity. Instead, seize the day with a positive …

This Type of Exercise Keeps Your Brain Healthy and Happy, Science Finds

The exercise routines of more than a million people reveal how to keep your brain healthy.<p>The days are getting shorter, the nights colder. The timing feels just about right to wrap yourself in your coziest couch blanket and get your Netflix binge on for months on end.<p>While hibernating all winter …