Category Archives: Health

WSJ: Mental Resilience Can Help You Through the Coronavirus Pandemic; Here’s How to Build It.

From the WSJ: What can people do to build their own resilience? I have a simple saying: Deal with the bad, turn to the good, take in the good. Take in the good and help it sink in. No matter … Continue reading

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WSJ: How You Feel Depends on Where You Are

From the WSJ: ”Controlling for a person’s personality, we also saw that many of the places they spent time in affected how they thought and felt in the moment,” said Prof. Harari. “People feel more extroverted, more agreeable, more conscientious, … Continue reading

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The End Of October

Here are some highlights from this new Lawrence Wright novel: * The youthful prime minister was a nationalist, with his hair closely trimmed on the sides and long on top, the fashion for the neofascists taking over Europe. Predictably, he … Continue reading

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Corona Virus – Not The Flu

Greg Cochran blogs: I’ve seen people compare the new coronavirus to influenza. Some have said that we should worry more about the flu, since it kills every year (maybe 10,000 in the US last year). They are mistaken. The danger … Continue reading

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WP: The case for diet soda: It gets a bad rap, but the research tells a different story

Many people I know are hysterically opposed to diet soda. I did the research and realized there wasn’t much to their claims. Washington Post: The nutrition community doesn’t like diet soda. Of all the groups that make dietary recommendations, I … Continue reading

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