Tag: depression

13 Things to Remember When Life Gets Rough

We’ve all gone through hard times. And we all get through them. However, some get through them better than others. So what is their secret? Most of it has to do with attitude.  Here are 13 things to remember when life gets rough: 1. What is, is. Buddha’s famous saying tells us: “It is your resistance to ‘what is’ that causes your suffering.” Think about that for a minute. It means that our suffering only occurs when we resist how things are. If you can change something, then Read more [...]

Why The World’s Second Richest Man Wants You To Work Less

Carlos Slim believes you work too much, and predicts that decreasing the work-week to three days could inspire new growth and boost the economy. _ Imagine spending only three days at work each week. Would you want that? Would it free up time to work on other projects, spend with family, travel, or just improve the status of your life? According to Carlos Slim, the world’s second-richest man, such a “radical overhaul” in the way most people work could be beneficial for the individual and economy. The Read more [...]

6 Ways Exercise Makes You Smarter

If you think muscles are just for meatheads or gym rats think again! Did you know that just 30 minutes of exercise a day can make you a genius? Ok, you still might not become Einstein but you can get pretty close. Check out the 6 ways that working out can make you smarter: 1. Increases Energy The more you move, the more energized you will feel. Regular physical activity improves your muscle strength and boosts your endurance, giving you the energy you need to think clearer and come up with new Read more [...]

Study: Exercise – Nature’s Medicine for Depression

"If exercise could be put in a pill it would be the number one anti-aging medicine and the number one anti-depression medicine." - Dr. Robert N. Butler According to the World Health Organization, depression is the leading cause of disability in the United States and Canada, ahead of heart disease and cancer.  Common wisdom tells us that exercise boosts mood and overall health.  If you exercise regularly you know first hand the benefits that can come from being physically active. But just how Read more [...]

School Shootings Linked to Psychiatric Drugs

In 2002, Fox National News reported Douglas Kennedy exposed the link between psychiatric drugs and school shootings. In September 2005, following confirmation that Red Lake Indian Reservation school shooter, Jeff Weise, was under the influence of the  antidepressant Prozac, the National Foundation of Women Legislators, together with American Indian tribal leaders, called for a Congressional investigation into the correlation between psychiatric drug use and school massacres. Congress Read more [...]