4Hardwiring Happiness: Dr. Rick Hanson. I have been a student of Dr. Hanson’s work for some time now. This talk is worth the thirteen-minute and forty-five-second watch. I use his method of rewiring your brain towards positivity every day. That and meditation have made a notable difference in the way I process the events of my life. The good and the not so good.
5On the Mediterranean Diet? Here’s What Not to Eat. A Mediterranean Diet, known to assist with heart health and brain function, typically consists of fruits, vegetables, fish, olive oil, nuts, beans, legumes, whole grains, and a moderate amount of red wine and dairy. This article lists foods you should avoid, along with some recipes. One of the recipes is fish tacos. Growing up in a Greek home, I promise you, there were no fish tacos on our family table. That said, the recipe does look yummy.
620 Items You Should Probably Be Replacing More Than You Are. This list is shocking in a “yew” sort of way. The bath pouf hanging out in your shower is a hotbed for bacteria, and should be changed every few weeks, not months! Did you know that your dish sponge can actually get dirtier than your toilet set? And, your bed sheets and pillows should be swapped out every two years.
710 True Love Stories That Will Make Your Heart Burst. This article will elicit a different emotion than the previous one. One of love. Nothing in life can warm the heart more than some good, old-fashioned, romantic love stories. You may get some inspiration for things to do to spark your relationship. I love the guy who planned mystery dates for his gal. What I appreciate most about the article is its reminder that we all need connection and time with those we cherish.