Need to relax? Take an Oil-Painting Class!

This week our Editor-In-Chief, Maira Bay de Souza, writes about the benefits of art for your mental health, and specifically, how an oil painting class can help you relax. Feeling stressed out? Need some minutes to relax and take a break from your day? Then you might want to try getting artsy! Art is a…

Overcoming depression!

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones talks about treating depression. Abraham Lincoln once wrote, ” I am the most miserable man alive. To remain as I am is impossible. I must die or get better.” Winston Churchill echoed the same reaction when he told his doctor, ” I don’t like to stand by the side of…

A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski shares some information about getting on the meditation band wagon to relieve stress. You’re folding clothes, while watching TV, while checking your phone, while petting the dog—all while wondering what to make for dinner and whether or not you could rock bangs. Sound familiar? With the hustle and bustle of everyday…

Be happy, you may live to 100!

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones talks about how positive thinking helps one live longer. What makes for a long and happy life? A talk at The Harvard Medical School about fighter pilots provided one answer. And a recent trip to celebrate my wife’s aunt’s 100th birthday provided another one. Part of the solution is…