Category Archives: Health and Fitness

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

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Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up. Photo from dzika_mrowka via Shutterstock. I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of fact, I love food so much that until a few years ago, I was extremely […]

Tired of procrastinating To overcome it take the time to understand it |


Justin Tran Procrastination isn’t shameful or a character flaw. Instead it’s rooted in a very human need: the need to feel competent and worthy, says educator Nic Voge. This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from someone in the TED […]

Why You Procrastinate (It Has Nothing to Do With Self-Control)

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If procrastination isn’t about laziness, then what is it about? By Charlotte Lieberman If you’ve ever put off an important task by, say, alphabetizing your spice drawer, you know it wouldn’t be fair to describe yourself as lazy. After all, alphabetizing requires focus and effort — and hey, maybe you even went the extra mile […]