Howdy, and welcome to this week’s Further!
I’ve got some good stuff for you, including:
- How to stay mentally sharp as you age
- What’s even better than coffee for your health
- Why people with the money to retire don’t
- How to better manage your anger
- Are you sure what you know is true?
That plus five more scintillating resources for becoming your best you. Enjoy!
Scientists have observed that more aerobically fit individuals have better memories. So, researchers used magnetic resonance elastography (MRE), which measures the elasticity of organs, and found what they think makes the difference.
There are a lot of interesting benefits to intermittent fasting, including possible longevity effects. And if you’re looking to lose weight, it’s a great way to control your calorie intake.
We know that drinking coffee is good for you. Turns out, drinking tea is even better for you. To play it safe, I drink both.
There’s a reason that I also use the phrase “Keep Going” over at Unemployable, which is aimed at freelancers and entrepreneurs. It’s because you do the next thing not (just) for money, but because you love it.
Powerful piece on moving away from an amateur mindset to attain success. But don’t let this stop you from trying new things. We’re all amateurs to begin with, and doing something just for the love of it is what amateur means.
Mind on My Money
You know your finances could use some serious TLC, but you’ve been putting it off … and off … and off. Here are a few simple steps you can take today to get your finances under control and start working toward a healthier financial future.
Putting more team members on a project might not necessarily lead to greater productivity. It’s called the “free rider’ problem.
Neuromyths are common misconceptions about how the mind and brain function. Once these myths take hold in the public consciousness, it’s often difficult for people to separate brain facts from brain fiction.
Anger can be used positively, but mostly it’s a dangerous emotion that damages our well-being when not dealt with appropriately. I got a lot out of the concept of “reappraisal” from this article.
I enjoy these kind of thought experiments, especially when they challenge what we take as common sense. If you hate that sort of thing, you definitely don’t want to know about this.
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