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Live With Purpose, Travel for Joy & More

What to live longer? Live with purpose. A new study in the journal Psychological Science presents data from more than 6,000 participants over a 14-year period, focusing on self-reported life purpose. “Our findings point to the fact that finding a direction for life, and setting overarching goals for what you want to achieve, can help you actually .. read more

Mindful Meditation, Gluten, Allergies & More

Mindful meditation has long been seen as a great way to reduce stress, but a new study shows that it actually does have a direct relationship to the stress hormone cortisol. This research from the Shamatha Project at the University of California is the first to show a direct relation between resting cortisol and scores on any type of .. read more

Optimism and Your Partner, Walking for Creativity and More

Your own optimism might only be half the battle when it comes to staving off illness as you age. A new study finds that your partner’s positive outlook matters, too. The research focused on more than 1,900 heterosexual couples over 50. Tests measured participants’ “dispositional optimism,” defined as the general expectation that good things will happen. .. read more

E-Cigarettes Face Regulation, Another Benefit of Coffee, Diet Drinks and Heart Health & More

When they hit the market, many people thought, “E-cigarettes, huh. That could be good.” However, e-cigarettes have remained largely unregulated and, until recently, there wasn’t much good information on the health risks. According to ABC News, the most widely publicized study about the of safety of e-cigarettes compared two leading brands, finding that both contained trace .. read more

EHS Kicks Off Coaching With The Mission Continues

In March, EHS team members traveled down to St. Louis to kick off our Year of Change coaching program with The Mission Continues, a not-for-profit group that empowers veterans facing the challenges of adjusting to life at home. In other words, they help to facilitate a thriving life for our veterans—a core value that EHS embraces.  Mission .. read more

StandUp For Kids: A Reminder About Gratitude

An integral part of EHS’ social mission is donating our time and services to local non-profit organizations that are positively impacting the community. Most recently, we partnered with StandUp for Kids. StandUp for Kids helps homeless and at-risk kids in cities across the country. We are inspired by the organization’s dedicated volunteers, who take to the .. read more

Two Women Take Flight, Exercise & Naps Rule, France Forces People to Unplug & Hedgehogs

What have you always wanted to do? Has fear kept you from trying it? Lack of opportunity? Spend 10 minutes watching two older women fly on a plane for the first time. It’s an emotional journey that will make you want to conquer your fears sooner rather than later. It’s also a good reminder that .. read more

Procrastination, Urban Gardening, Exercise and Genetics & More!

It’s finally warming up in Chicago! We are super excited to get outside and run, bike and garden. More and more urbanites are creating gardens and growing their own veggies. This is a great way to make sure you have healthy foods on hand, but city-dwellers need to think before they plant, according to a .. read more

Autism Awareness, Eat Veggies to Add Years to Your Life and More: What We’re Reading

April is Autism Awareness Month. There are many misconceptions about Autism, and The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism is a great resource. This month, the editors are asking autistic community members: “What Do You Want? What Do You Need?” Their answers and will appear on the site throughout April. Eating vegetables could add years to your life. .. read more

Sleep Deprivation, Good News for Aging & a Baby Rhino Recovers: What We’re Reading

We all know how we feel when we don’t sleep well. When one man set out to prove that sleep deprivation isn’t such a big deal, here’s what he learned. Hint: He was wrong, and the effects are psychological as well as physical. Two studies show promise in the relationship between exercise and eye health. .. read more

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