New Stanford Study: A Positive Attitude Literally Makes Your Brain Work Better

On February 27, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Researchers from Stanford have found that having a positive attitude about learning might actually help you learn better. Scientists did fMRI studies of children, and found that not only did children who said they liked learning math do better at math, but that they had more brain activity in the hippocampus as well. It seems […]


Know the risk, reduce the risk: Take steps to prevent heart attack – The Union of Grass Valley

On February 25, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Heart attacks are more common than many people think. People are having heart attacks all over the US at all parts of the day. It is estimated that many Americans will have a heart attack this year and some of those people will die. There are things you can do to increase cardiovascular health and […]


The Power of Positive Thinking: How It Enhances Happiness, Health, and Success

On February 23, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

The power of positive thinking can change health and well being. Reducing negative self talk and making real lasting changes can increase overall health by reducing stress and depression. Constant negativity and ruminating over something negative can really take its toll. Psychological health can effect your overall immune system as well. Cancer survivors also stress […]


Planning for Healthy Living

On February 21, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

It is very important for us to come up with plans to live a healthier lifestyle. For example, it’s essential for us to improve our diet and start adding vegetables and fruits. We also need to start implementing exercise such a walking, running or dance. Stress directly affects both our mental and physical health, so […]


5 Ways to Maintain a Healthier Lifestyle – Branford Hall Career Institute

On February 19, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

There are many things that we can do as humans to improve our health. First, we must start adding fruits and vegetables to our diet. These have antioxidants and vitamins in them that help us fight diseases and boost our immune system. Drinking water is a great way to improve brain function and control your […]


It’s not as costly to eat healthy as you might… – Arlington Times

On February 17, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

A common misconception that many people have when they think about healthy eating is that it will cost a lot of money. That is false and there are many ways you can eat healthier without spending too much. First, you can actually save money by drinking water instead of things like soda and juice. Many […]


14 Overlooked Benefits of Drinking Water

On February 15, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Drinking water is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your health. Water can actually increase your brain power and help you concentrate and focus better. Water also helps you lose weight as it helps you feel more full and is a better option than sugary drinks and soda. Water can also […]


6 Amazing Benefits of Drinking Water

On February 13, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Drinking plenty of water is good for health in a number of way, it’s also good for the brain’s health. Cognitive function is increased when the body is getting plenty of water. Your brain is mostly made up of water so it helps to have plenty of water in order to keep it functioning properly. For […]


Benefits of physical exercise outweigh alternatives – Crow River Media

On February 11, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Physical exercise has a ton of benefits that include lowering the risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes. However, exercise not only benefits the body, it also can benefit the mind by causing better sleep. It can also help boost your metabolism and ease stress. There are also a bunch of trainers that suggest physical […]


Cancer-causing chemicals in drinking water ‘exceed safe limit in 9 EU countries’ – The Sun

On February 9, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

In the United Kingdom, over 1300 people are getting bladder cancer each year because of chemicals in their tap water. Trihalomethanes are the issue in the tap water as they are created because of chlorination. Many countries in the European union are struggling with this and exceeding the safe limit of THMs like Italy and […]