http://www.nytimes.com/2023/05/15/world/asia/japan-covid-smiling-lessons.html Japan Is Unmasking, and Its Smile Coach Is Busy After three years of Covid-era masking, some Japanese people feel their facial expressions are a bit rusty. Enter Keiko Kawano, smile instructor. Keiko Kawano, a smile coach in Japan, has been helping her clients learn to smile again.Credit...Chang W. Lee/The New York Times By Hisako Ueno and Mike … Continue reading Has mask wearing affected your ability to smile? Perhaps
Naloxone saves lives and should be readily given to those who need it
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2023/may/19/naloxone-opioid-epidemic-drug-overdose-deaths Naloxone has been hailed as life-saving. Why isn’t it given to those who need it? The spray can reverse an opioid overdose and access to it has been eased in recent months, but access is still limited Eric BergerFri 19 May 2023 12.00 EDT In late March, the Food and Drug Administration attempted to … Continue reading Naloxone saves lives and should be readily given to those who need it
Antidepressants don’t work the way many people think
http://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/08/well/mind/antidepressants-effects-alternatives.html Antidepressants Don’t Work the Way Many People Think The most commonly prescribed medications for depression are somewhat effective — but not because they correct a “chemical imbalance.” Credit...Getty Images By Dana G. Smith Nov. 8, 2022 Over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, rates of depression and anxiety soared, and many Americans turned to antidepressant medication … Continue reading Antidepressants don’t work the way many people think
16 best drugstore mineral sunscreens
http://www.abeautyedit.com/the-best-drugstore-mineral-sunscreens/ 16 Best Drugstore Mineral Sunscreens Last updated: May 8, 2023 It’s great to see so many drugstore mineral sunscreens available and to see all the new releases since I wrote my first ever post on this blog about mineral sunscreens. (Boy, has this blog come a long way… but that’s another post entirely!) I am … Continue reading 16 best drugstore mineral sunscreens
If you do nothing else, WALK
http://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/17/well/move/walking-exercise.html A Little Motivation to Take a Walk It’s one of the best forms of preventive medicine, experts say. CreditCredit...By Pablo Delcan And Danielle Del Plato; Source Photo: Kaspars/adobe Stock By Jancee Dunn March 17, 2023 You’re reading the Well newsletter, for Times subscribers only. Essential news and guidance to live your healthiest life. I, like so … Continue reading If you do nothing else, WALK
How long is an energizing nap?
http://www.cnbc.com/2023/03/13/how-long-should-a-nap-be-tips-and-benefits-of-napping.html This is the perfect length of time to nap, says clinical psychologist—it won’t mess up your sleep schedule Published Mon, Mar 13 20234:15 PM EDT Updated Tue, Mar 14 20231:23 PM EDT by Renée Onque @IAMRENEEONQUE Tara Moore | Digitalvision | Getty Images Believe or not, there is a right and wrong way to … Continue reading How long is an energizing nap?
Why travel makes you hungrier — and how to handle it
Why Travel Makes You Hungrier — And How to Combat It BY JODI HELMER, NOVEMBER 11, 2022 If you’ve ever felt hungrier on a plane, train or road trip, you’re not imagining it — research shows travel can alter healthy eating habits. A study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine found that, compared to homebodies, frequent … Continue reading Why travel makes you hungrier — and how to handle it
Americans gentrify parts of Europe for good life on the cheap and as investors
http://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/17/realestate/europe-homes-sale-americans-lisbon-barcelona.html Americans Head to Europe for the Good Life on the Cheap Home sales to Americans have increased significantly, giving them a chance to enjoy a lifestyle they could not afford in major U.S. cities, but the influx risks upsetting local residents. The Mitas family is part of an influx of Americans moving to European … Continue reading Americans gentrify parts of Europe for good life on the cheap and as investors
Brush your teeth before or after breakfast?
http://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/01/well/live/brushing-teeth-breakfast.html Is It Better to Brush Your Teeth Before Breakfast or After? It’s a hotly debated question in dentistry. By Hannah Seo Nov. 1, 2022 Q: Is it better to brush my teeth before or after breakfast? Some dentists say it’s better to brush before, some say after — which one is it? Everyone knows that … Continue reading Brush your teeth before or after breakfast?
Four rules for a meaningful, fulfilled life
https://www.cnbc.com/2023/05/14/my-moms-4-rules-for-a-happy-fulfilled-engaged-life.html My mom has 4 rules for a meaningful, fulfilled life: A happiness expert says she ‘loves’ them Published Sun, May 14 20238:30 AM EDT Cameron Albert-Deitch @IN/CAMERONALBERTDEITCH @C_ALBERTDEITCH As long as I can remember, I've known the secret to happiness — or, at least, my mom's four rules for a happy life. It's generational: … Continue reading Four rules for a meaningful, fulfilled life
A weekend with an emotional support A.I. companion
http://www.nytimes.com/2023/05/03/technology/personaltech/ai-chatbot-pi-emotional-support.html My Weekend With an Emotional Support A.I. Companion Pi, an A.I. tool that debuted this week, is a twist on the new wave of chatbots: It assists people with their wellness and emotions. Credit...Janice Chang By Erin Griffith Erin Griffith, who reports on start-ups and venture capital from San Francisco, spent five days testing Pi. … Continue reading A weekend with an emotional support A.I. companion
Dietitians recommend adding this spice to your morning for your heart and to minimize bloat
Two articles with separate health reasons for sprinkling cinnamon on your morning coffee:https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/dietitians-add-spice-add-morning-110013065.html Dietitians Say You Should Add This Spice To Add To Your Morning Coffee For A Healthier Heart Faith Geiger, Wed, November 2, 2022 at 7:00 AM woman adding cinnamon to cup of coffee Almost every coffee drinker has a preference for how they take … Continue reading Dietitians recommend adding this spice to your morning for your heart and to minimize bloat