Articles about Health

Health

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet. And this is the one post where if you fell asleep while reading it, well, I’m not offended.

Sleep

Study: Doing this at work could sabotage your sleep

New research has found that acting immorally at work might also throw a wrench in your quality of sleep, among many other findings.

wellness

The 5 best stretches to counter all your desk sitting

All of the time spent stuck in a chair is wreaking havoc on your lower back. These stretches will help to mitigate these unwanted symptoms.

coffee

This is the surprising benefit of going for that third cup of coffee

That first cup of coffee in the morning is absolutely needed to wake you up. The second cup of coffee a bit later keeps the momentum up. The third cup is when you start to feel a bit guilty and doubt your sense of self. But this new study will help get rid of that guilt.

wellness

Use these 7 tips to squeeze some fitness into your next business trip

Fitness gurus share how you can put a jump in your step with a little bit of effort the next time you’re on a business trip.

mental health

The way you think about willpower is hurting you

Studies suggest that we’ve been thinking about willpower all wrong and that the theory of ego depletion isn’t true. Even worse, holding on to the idea that willpower is a limited resource can actually be bad for you, making you more likely to lose control and act against your better judgment.

productivity

Happiness hacks to reinvigorate your workday

Since the State of the Global Workplace Report indicates 85% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work, that is why implementing workplace happiness hacks are imperative.

technology

There’s a less stressful way to receive smartphone notifications

Researchers found a way to receive notifications that left study participants happier, less stressed, feeling more productive, and more in control.

The Whole Human

What mistakes did you make in your 20s that you don’t want anyone else to make?

As I spend time looking back on my 20’s, I don’t have many regrets. I built the business of my dreams, developed a strong body, have an amazing social circle, a beautiful girlfriend, and I’m proud of the person I’ve become. But just because I don’t have many regrets doesn’t mean I don’t have any regrets.

Office Life

Other than salary, benefits are the top reason someone would leave their current job

The top thing (outside of more money) that would cause an American worker to jump ship for a new job is "better benefits."

wellness

Stanford professor: The workplace is literally killing us

No good employer is going to outright say that they kill you, but new research finds that too many modern workplaces are grim reapers inflicting a fatal amount of stress on our bodies and minds.

News

Study: ‘Night owls’ have increased risk of death over morning people

People who described themselves as partial to the later hours had a 10% higher risk of passing away than those who prefer the morning. The study was reportedly the "first" one finding that night people are more likely to be dealt this fate.

The Whole Human

5 tips on how to de-stress just in time for National Stress Awareness month

Most people experience stress at some point in their life, sometimes after a sudden traumatic event or just simply dealing with everyday life.

News

These are the states where you’ll find the highest-earning millennials

The rankings didn't include which cities have the best avocado toast.

News

Sorry, California: Here are 4 science-backed reasons to keep drinking coffee

There are countless studies and data points that show coffee is actually not only good for your health, it can help you be more productive at work.

Technology

5 ways your phone is ruining your sleep (and your life)

Did you know that 71% of people actually fall asleep either holding their smartphone, having it in bed with them, or having it on their nightstand? In other words, we are addicted to our phones and it is really taking a toll on our sleep which can throw off our waking hours.

News

These are the best and worst states for personal income growth

How did your state do?

Productivity

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

So how do you go about increasing your attention span? First step: don’t waste what little you have …

Business travel

5 hacks this 26-year-old CEO uses to survive traveling all the time

Take it from someone on a plane half her month.

mental health

5 ways to unwind and ward off burnout

Can you actually prevent burn out?

The Whole Human

This is what your pre-bed routine reveals about your work personality

Whatever small action you take before bed can say a lot about your personality type.

Health

Studies say drinking coffee can be good, unless you’re doing this

You may only be reaping the positive benefits if you are drinking your coffee a certain way.

News

Survey: These are the loneliest professions in America

If you've ever been in an office, you know it's possible to be surrounded by people at the office and to still feel completely lonely. This feeling is isolating, and it's a growing epidemic.

Advice

How to get your mind and career ready for spring

So with the first day of the new season arriving on March 20, it's the perfect time to apply your spring cleaning mentality to both your mind and career. Here are some ways to shake off the winter blues and enter spring with a new sense of passion.

Advice

This is how to find joy: 4 simple secrets to the good life

Four things we can learn about happiness from our elders.