Weekend Link Love — Edition 505

Research of the Week Mice with breast cancer who do yoga (there’s a visual) have smaller tumors. Chess grandmasters enjoy longer lives, just like elite athletes. Throwing could be primarily a male adaptation. More and more kids are overusing ADHD drugs. New Primal Blueprint Podcasts Episode 247: Dr. Alvin Danenberg: Host Elle Russ chats with Primal […]

How Can Sitting Be Bad for Your Brain?

We have known for some time that sitting for prolonged periods can adversely impact our health. This article published in 2015 discusses some of the negative issues that have been associated with sitting including: Impeded cardiovascular and metabolic function Depression and psychological distress (for example, a “mental funk”) Spike in blood sugar levels Increased risk […]

The 5 Healthy Ways People in Happy Marriages Fight

Amazing love doesn’t happen by accident. Oftentimes, couples are negative and sarcastic in their communication with one another. This often happens when they feel they haven’t been heard by their spouse, or that their spouse just doesn’t care about what they have to say. Unfortunately, when people feel put down or unimportant, they become angry […]

2 Weeks Left to Join the Global Hope Challenge

Only one week left to share your story for hope! What is the one thing you turn to when feeling hopeless, anxious, depressed or stressed? Share on our HeroX platform where the top three videos will win prize money ($1,000, $500, and $250). Kicking things off with powerful submissions from Jack.org’s network of young leaders, the goal is to […]

Spicy Chicken Wing Cobb Salad

Why serve bland chicken breast in Cobb salad, when spicy chicken wings taste so much better? This salad is especially great for parties and potlucks. A big, colorful Cobb salad is always a hit. Plus, it’s easy (and affordable) to grill up a bunch of chicken wings for a crowd. These chicken wings are delicious […]

Psychology Around the Net: May 26, 2018

Happy Saturday, Psych Central readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net covers why we get so annoyed when we receive unsolicited advice, how technology (like Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant) could be negatively affecting the way children learn to communicate, a new mental health guide in graphic novel format, and more. Psychologists Have Identified a […]

Psychology Behind Blondes vs. Brunettes in the #metoo Movement

Blonde women are arguably the most sexually objectified and stereotyped women, but could this equate to more #MeToo scenarios for blondes? Women often report experiencing increased attention and harassment from strangers as a given when going blonde. With an increased level of sexual attention and harassment, do women with blonde hair (from the bottle or […]

I Found My Health—and My Purpose In Life

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

Finding the Medicine for Your Soul

Happiness…it’s the holy grail, right? Dr. Tim Bono, in his book Why Likes Aren’t Enough: A Crash Course in the Science of Happiness, addresses this and other myths about happiness and shares some fascinating research about what really makes us happy. One of the concepts he discusses is “hedonic adaptation” — the notion that we […]

Best of Our Blogs: May 25, 2018

Mental illness affects everyone. It’s not always apparent that someone is suffering. Many people are highly functioning and seeking treatment while succeeding in their every day lives. While many of us struggle with illness in silence, healing requires a systematic approach. It entails compassion and a decision to love rather than continue to radiate fear. […]