mental health

worry [longevity live]

Worry is an emotion all of us experience on a daily basis. Why? It’s like humans are programmed to feel worried about anything and everything and perhaps that’s the true secret to feeling happy. What if you could train your mind to not worry about anything at all? It’s a

pets

Pets have an aura that replenishes the mind and uplifts our mood. They bring joy, laughter and enthusiasm to our lives. They also have long-lasting healing effects on those that suffer from mental health. Did you know that the mental health benefits of owning a cat and a dog have

creative bursts [longevity live]

Creative bursts don’t happen continuously, but when they do it’s a really good feeling. These random bursts of innovation sometimes lead us to our largest successes in life. We need more of them, please? Procrastination, all have this familiar friend in our lives. You might find every reason to delay

get fit [longevity live]

Get fit is an important aspect of many people’s lives. It’s usually our main goal at the beginning of every year. Yet somehow the motivation to continue begins to fade. This is because we haven’t clarified our ‘why’ yet. It’s easy to start a new gym membership, buy some activewear

make happiness [longevity live]

Make happiness abundant in your life rather than the energy that comes and goes. It seems impossible at times, but with learning to love yourself and focus your energy – it can be. Our cliched images of hippie-dippie self-love need to disappear because it’s a psychological fact. Studies prove that

suicide | Longevity LIVE

Suicide rates in the United States continue to substantially rise, with the CDC citing suicide as the second-leading cause of death amongst 10 to 14-year-olds and 15 to 24-year-olds (1). Sydney Aiello was a 19-year-old student who had survived a mass shooting at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018.

snooze | Longevity LIVE

We’ve all been there. As soon as the alarm goes off, our first instinct isn’t to get up and start our day. Rather, more times than necessary, our first instinct is to reach out and hit the snooze button just so we can get a few minutes of extra sleep.

meditation | Longevity LIVE

A 2016 news report revealed how after adopting 15 minutes of meditation as a form of discipline, Robert W. Coleman Elementary school – that contains over 300 students – experienced a school year free of suspensions. Instead of being sent to the principle’s office, students are sent to the Mindful Moment Room. In this room,

depression | Longevity LIVE

This past week, three-time cycling world champion and 2016 Olympic Silver winner Kelly Catlin passed away at the age of 23. According to a statement from her father, the young cyclist had taken her own life. As a result, there have been emerging theories that believe she had been battling

Parks | Longevity LIVE

Today’s population is seen as the indoor generation because they rarely spend their time outdoors, let alone in parks. In fact, a 2018 survey found that, on average, people spend at least 90% of their time indoors (1). Not only are we depriving ourselves of the benefits that come from being