And the rewards are endless.
«When we're involved in something like gardening, we are very much able to, in the meditative sense, let go of our thoughts and be focused in the moment on what we are doing."»
If racing thoughts or worries are keeping you awake, try one of these three mental tricks to fall asleep, straight from sleep doctors.
«To do it, you simply think up any random object with at least five letters, like “evergreen.” From there, you’d spell it out in your head, and for each letter of the word, think of as many words as you can that start with that letter. In this case, that might mean “eggs,” “echo,” “entryway,” and so on.»
A recent study that looked at walking to improve brain health found that logging this many steps per day boosts memory and cognitive function.
«“It’s advised to try to walk at least 30 minutes a day, but remember that 10 minutes is better than nothing,”»
The concept of habit stacking refers to stacking a desired action on top of an existing habit. Here's why it can help with follow-through.
«“Old habits are ingrained in our brains and likely represent really good entry points or 'triggers' for new ones to be built,”»
There are three sets of needs in a relationship, but they can't all be reached at once. Here, get a framework for how to prioritize them.