mental health

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 comes from being

A Priory poll has found that one in four families in the United Kingdom has arguments every day about the time a child spends on their digital device. Parents estimate their child spends four hours a day on a laptop, tablet or smartphone. Parents believe digital media is having a

YouTube stardom [longevity live]

YouTube stardom seems like an amazingly fun and exciting job to have. And it can be sometimes. But, just like us, these stars are normal people and they stress too. It seems like nowadays, everybody wants to be a YouTube star. Still think your kids want to be doctors or

Endorphins are naturally produced chemicals that help to alleviate pain, discomfort and stress. They are produced by the nervous system and are often referred to as feel-good chemicals because of their ability to relieve stress and incite euphoria. There are at least 20 different types of endorphins and each has

letting go [longevity live]

Letting go of your past emotional experiences is not an easy task to do. However, there are various ways you can try to get one step closer to emotional freedom. Multiple studies say that our family roots and emotional experiences determine how we think, feel, speak and interact with the

While January is supposed to be a breath of fresh air, a brand-new page and a chance to start over, for many people it just represents a gloomy, dark tunnel they need to wrestle through – one that often seems to have no end. A new study also indicates that

sad | Longevity LIVE

With every passing year, it seems that the pressure of youth has led to an increase in teen suicide. Having received their final exam results, it is natural for youngsters  be experiencing stress and anxiety. In fact, exam time and receiving results are amongst the most significant stressors of growing

Christmas stress | Longevity LIVE

As relaxing as they’re meant to be, the holidays aren’t always easy. Unfortunately, during this time of year, there are a lot of demands that leave us drained, affecting our mental health. We’re already emotionally spent from the year and coupled with mingling with relatives (some of which we’d rather

brain and spirituality

Spirituality, and the practice of it, can sometimes be a bit of a funny thing. We can meditate, we can go to retreats, we can research different areas of it. However, trying to connect fully with your mind while embracing the present moment can be a lot to try and