Category Archives: News

How to Power-Nap Like a Pro

Nodding off during an important work meeting, snoring through a boring lecture, riding the subway to the end of the line after falling asleep on the ride home — these things happen. But avoid being “that” person by adding nap time to that daily routine. Seriously: Catching some (planned) midday Zzz’s can refresh and rejuvenate. Are You […]

The Biggest Healthcare Benefits Decision You’ll Have to Make This Year

This benefits open-enrollment period, your employer may ask you—even force you—to enroll in a high-deductible health insurance plan with a health savings account. Nearly three-quarters of companies expect to offer this type of plan as an option for 2015, up from 63% in 2014. And 23% say it will be the only option, Towers Watson […]

How Your Feet Can Help You Sleep

https://youtu.be/tt247mla-koIf you have trouble sleeping, you already know the basics: Avoid late-day caffeine, shut off the smartphone or laptop well before bedtime, keep your bedroom dark and cool — that kind of thing. But there’s something you likely haven’t tried, mostly because it is, frankly, a little weird. Next time you’re lying awake at night, […]

A Core-Strengthening Yoga Sequence – Health

In this tutorial, John Campbell, an assistant professor of religious studies at the University of Virginia, and a longtime Ashtanga yoga teacher and practitioner, presents a traditional yoga practice that will help you develop a strong core. The key to this sequence is to focus on balancing the breath, flexibility, and stability in order to create a […]

Are You an Introvert — Or Are You Maybe an Undercover Narcissist?

Something introverts really like to do, it seems, is read and talk about their own introversion. A commenter on a recent Science of Us post on the four kinds of introversion summed matters up quite nicely: “Gosh, introverts are just so FASCINATING! — Introverts.” This tendency, you could argue, may arise simply because introverts like […]