Time Changes

by Volume 10, Number 5 Approximately two months ago on March 9th at 2:00 AM, clocks were advanced by one hour in the transition from Standard Time to Daylight time. Many people reported feeling more fatigued than usual in the…

Brain Wash

by Volume 10, Number 4 Consider how much emphasis most human beings place on cleanliness. Fruits and vegetables are washed before consumption. Dishes, utensils, and beverage containers are washed after eating. Most homes are regularly cleaned. Clothes get washed. People…

Healthy Impulsivity

by Volume 10, Number 3 Self-control appears to work like a muscle. It is a resource that can be utilized, until it is used up. Just as muscles can become fatigued, self-control can be depleted. After rest, muscle strength is again available. Self-control…

Benefit Finding

by Volume 10, Number 2 “I wouldn’t want to have to go through that again, but it might be the best thing that happened to me.” “I wouldn’t wish that on anyone else, but I now realize what’s really important in life.” “I…

Resolving Sleep

by Volume 10, Number 1 Although scientific data about New Year’s resolutions are limited, it is estimated that nearly half of Americans make resolutions but less than 10% are successful in attaining these goals. The content of resolutions tends to cluster around health (e.g.,…

Disadvantaged

by Volume 9, Number 11 Health statistics for this disadvantaged group are sobering. Children are less likely to reach age 5 than are their non-member peers. Group members are less likely to reach 50 years of age. Those who do reach age 50…