Oct 28 Miles Reid by Miles Reid

Why Happiness Matters

Why Happiness Matters

The science is in: Happiness matters! It turns out that happiness and a strong social network are key components in your health and longevity. 

Mar 20 Miles Reid by Miles Reid

When the Facts Aren’t the Facts: Depression, Drugs and Exercise

When the Facts Aren’t the Facts: Depression, Drugs and Exercise

When it comes to facts, we don't always get the real story. In fact, recent findings show that what we've been led to believe about antidepressants may have been skewed to favor drug companies, and that the benefits of some drugs may be largely due to the placebo effect.

Feb 07 Miles Reid by Miles Reid

Imagery for Immunity

Imagery for Immunity

Research shows that our thoughts and feelings impact our physicality, from increased cortisol levels when we’re stressed to lowered immunity if we’re feeling depressed. Most of the time, we don’t consciously direct our thoughts for the benefit of our health, but we do have the power to do just that.

Nov 26 Miles Reid by Miles Reid

Chair Moves: Engage and Energize

Chair Moves: Engage and Energize

Most of us spend most of our time sitting—whether it’s at a desk in front of a computer, driving a car or hanging out on the couch with our friends and family. Since we spend so much time sitting, why not get in a little exercise at the same time?

Nov 09 Miles Reid by Miles Reid

A Little Exercise Can Go a Long Way When It Comes to Health

A Little Exercise Can Go a Long Way When It Comes to Health

Movement is the key. Really. Of all the things we can do to stay energized and healthy, keeping our bodies moving is right there at the top—even, and maybe especially, when we feel sluggish.