On average, it takes less than 10 minutes to be prescribed a benzodiazepine (an anti-anxiety drug). Statistics provide a window of insight into the magnitude of the medical misdemeanour of over-prescribing anxiolytics: a total of 30.6 MILLION adults in the United States alone (12.6% of adults in 2019) reported having used benzos. Anxiolytics are haphazardlyContinue reading “Anxiety or Something Else Entirely? On The Insidious Causes of Anxiety”
Imagine you were critically depressed, contemplating taking your own life, only to discover that NUTRITION was at the root of your problem all along? But no one told you. Not your doctors, not your friends, and most certainly not the media. How incomprehensibly CHEATED would you feel? There you were, thinking you were eternally damned and defected, but really you just hadn’t been taught to program your operating system correctly? Hold my broccoli.
Feeling younger than one’s age is not just a feeling or an emotion. Research shows that those who feel younger than their age tend to show fewer signs of brain aging. Fortunately, science and case studies have provided ample research on the secrets to feeling great. And here are a few examples of how youContinue reading “Science-Backed Methods for Feeling Younger Than Your Age”
Why aren’t people naturally happy? Being a modern human is a balancing act. We are constantly shuffling between responsibilities, and I’ll admit I wouldn’t mind an assistant for my own life. Sometimes life is just loud; sometimes it’s just a lot to deal with. But there’s also the misconception that humans are wired for happiness.Continue reading “MVP Morning Routine: How to Wire Yourself to be in a Consistently Good Mood”