In Jane Aitken's previous column, she looked at what
mindfulness is and how it can be of benefit to us. Here,
she quickly recaps before considering how we can make it a
part of our everyday life and reap some of the benefits it
Low-self esteem, poor body image and a perception of not
meeting the modern ideal of masculinity are driving more men
to consume over-the-counter body-building supplements,
constituting what researchers believe is an emerging eating
The DASH diet, rich in
vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy, has been named
the best overall diet for the fifth consecutive year,
outpacing Weight Watchers and the Mediterranean diet, US News
& World Report said.
Advocates of workplace wellness initiatives are hoping 2015
will be the year that standup desks, historically favored by
great minds from Leonardo da Vinci to Virginia Woolf, will
reconfigure the modern cubicle.
My granddad taught me how to bowl. A cricket ball, of course;
for him there was no other sport. I remember standing in the
back garden, the smell of cardigan wafting from behind me,
his big hands over mine.
The discovery of cells in the brain that act as the body's
internal global positioning system, which won three
scientists the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday, opens an
intriguing new window onto dementia.