Waking up with a clear sense of purpose and meaning is the secret behind why Japanese people live some of the longest and happiest lives. They sum it up in a single word: ikigai. Many of us are experiencing exceptionally challenging times. Yet we’re expected to live longer beyond 100
If you don’t know by now, it’s a fact that women live longer than men. Any visit to an old age home will confirm this, and the science backs it up. Indeed, women can expect to live 7.6% longer than men at age 20 years, and 14% longer at age
Gardening is a hobby that can be enjoyed by all and may even help you live a longer, happier and more fulfilling life. Low to moderate intensity daily exercise is key to your health. It’s easy to get started. Here’s how. No excuses Do you live in a large city?
According to 2018 statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation is still the number one procedure requested by women. It was up 4% from the previous year, standing at 313 735 procedures completed by plastic surgeons in one year. This is despite the fact that breast
Rewind the clock for three decades. We find ourselves at a time when the family would sit together around the dinner table, discussing their day while enjoying a meal that was prepared mostly with love and care. This time spent together allowed everyone to grow closer and offer a sense
Across the world, gym lovers are looking forward to their gradual return to their facilities. In different countries, the stringent stay-at-home restrictions put in place to combat COVID-19 are slowly being lifted. Restaurants, parts of the travel industry, and yes, gyms, are in the process of reopening. But following all
Have you ever gone to bed, determined to go to the gym the next morning? But then, when sunrise came, your duvet was just too comfortable to leave? And your resolve wavered. You turned your alarm off and snoozed on, feeling a little guilty. Because you could catch that workout
Gisèle Wertheim Aymés speaks to Dr. Simon Whitesman (MBChB) about why mindfulness is medicine. Dr. Whitesman is a practitioner of medical psychotherapy at Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital in Cape Town and chairman of the Institute of Mindfulness. Q: How did a medical doctor become chairman of the Institute of Mindfulness?
It’s an undeniable truth that aging is inevitable. Or is it? What if almost everything we have been taught about aging is wrong? What if we could change how long we live? In other words, could we choose our lifespan? David Sinclair, a Harvard professor, medical researcher and author of
Popular Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston has managed to preserve her sculpted body and youthful appearance since her ‘Friends’ days. So how does this fifty-one year old do it? Contrary to what you may think, this talented actress has revealed that the key to being healthy and fit is not in