Staying Sharp

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Most people know if they’re optimists or pessimists, but a study reveals how those perspectives happen at a physiological level.
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Spending time with friends is important for your health and happiness, and so that you don't experience loneliness. Try these five tips to make new friends.
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Vacationing is fun, but planning a trip might actually be more rewarding than returning from one, according to research.
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Research indicates that exposure to the blue light from your smartphone and other devices, such as computers and tablets, might be keeping you awake at night.
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When our body snoozes, our brain is busy sorting through our experiences. Learn what causes dreams, triggers nightmares and how to better recall your dreams.
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We all know that dreaded moment when we agree to one commitment too many. Here are some ways to avoid the stress and anxiety from being stretched too thin.
A man, Buzz Miller, smiling in a home with a dog
Since retiring after a career as a lawyer, Buzz Miller has found a new level of satisfaction in life through his pet foster agency he founded.
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The pandemic forced many of us to take staycations, but are they really less stressful and more soothing than vacations? Consider the pros and cons.
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Experts say many older adults may need to get more protein than the recommended dietary allowance to help our brains and bodies as we age.
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Research has found that eating a Mediterranean diet over other certain foods may help protect your brain against dementia.
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