Researchers: Improving Eyesight May Help Prevent Dementia

As experimental drugs prove ineffective against increasing dementia cases in the U.S., researchers argue that improving eyesight can have an effect.

#cataracts, #content-type-service, #dementia, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #elderly, #eyes-and-eyesight, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #jama-neurology-journal, #lancet-the-journal, #research, #united-states

How to Get Back Into Running After a Long Break

Whether you’re lacing up your running shoes after a few months or a few years, follow these tips to avoid injury and frustration.

#content-type-service, #exercise, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #lactic-acid, #muscles, #physical-therapy, #running, #sneakers, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

After the Pandemic, I Want My Life to Be Less Convenient

The pandemic turned many of us into hermits. It’s time to go out again.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delivery-services, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #instacart, #new-york-city, #shopping-and-retail, #united-states

7 Life-Affirming Habits That Readers Picked Up During the Pandemic

“I am glad that something good came out of that time.”

#boredom, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #internal-sub-only-nl, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #shutdowns-institutional

Three Habits My Family Started In the Pandemic That We Want to Keep

We made time to forgive one another, savor our backyard fire pit and revel in nature.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #internal-sub-only-nl, #quarantine-life-and-culture

5 Ways to Calm Your Anxious Brain

Five ways to soothe a mind overstimulated by anxiety, stress and streams of information.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #meditation, #mental-health-and-disorders, #orderliness-and-clutter, #psychology-and-psychologists, #social-media

The Love Issue: Romance, Friends, Dogs and Chocolate Included

Try our relationship tuneup and other advice in this special Valentine’s Day edition of the Well newsletter.

#content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #dogs, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #internal-sub-only-nl, #love-emotion, #sleep, #valentines-day, #well-challenge-2022

Stress Snacking? Answers to Your Questions About Mindful Eating

We asked two experts to advise readers taking part in the Eat Well Challenge.

#content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #internal-sub-only-nl, #well-challenge-2022

How to Stay Motivated When the Last Thing You Want to Do Is Exercise

Even the most serious athletes sometimes have trouble getting themselves to work out. But here are eight ways to get you out of bed on a cold morning.

#athletics-and-sports, #content-type-service, #exercise, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #psychology-and-psychologists, #research, #weight-lifting

If You Made New Year’s Resolutions?Don’t Give Up Yet!

Almost everyone fails at making changes, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

#alcoholic-beverages, #diet-and-nutrition, #exercise, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #internal-sub-only-nl, #new-year, #psychology-and-psychologists, #walking, #weight

Diets Make You Feel Bad. Try Training Your Brain for Healthy Eating Instead.

The new Eat Well Challenge will show you how to reshape your eating habits without dieting.

#anxiety-and-stress, #brain, #brewer-judson, #content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #food, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #new-year, #weight

Considering a Dry January? How to Embrace Mindful Drinking

A growing moderation movement harnesses strategies from meditation to cut back on alcohol.

#alcoholic-beverages, #content-type-service, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #meditation, #mental-health-and-disorders, #quarantine-life-and-culture

How Exercise May Impact Our Alcohol Consumption

People who are aerobically fit and work out a lot tend to imbibe more than their less fit peers.

#alcoholic-beverages, #exercise, #habits-and-routines-behavior

Our Favorite Healthy Habits of 2021

From labeling your feelings to exercise snacks, here’s a roundup of some of Well’s best advice for better living.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #exercise, #grief-emotion, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #internal-sub-only-nl, #meditation, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #two-thousand-twenty-one

Alcohol Abuse Is on the Rise. Here’s Why Doctors Fail to Treat It.

People with alcohol use disorder are often seen in clinics and hospitals, but medical professionals too often ignore the condition.

#addiction-psychology, #alcohol-abuse, #alcoholic-beverages, #alcoholics-anonymous, #anxiety-and-stress, #blood-pressure, #deaths-fatalities, #depression-mental, #doctors, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #mental-health-and-disorders, #national-institute-on-alcohol-abuse-and-alcoholism, #telemedicine, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

How To Get a Better Night’s Sleep

You can overcome ‘coronasomnia.’ Experts say it just takes practice building new and better habits.

#anxiety-and-stress, #beds-and-bedding, #caffeine, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #insomnia, #mental-health-and-disorders, #psychology-and-psychologists, #research, #sedatives, #sleep

How to Build Healthy Habits

It’s not about willpower. Good habits happen when we set ourselves up for success. Our new challenge will show you how.

#exercise, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #psychology-and-psychologists, #weight, #yoga

Four Lessons From Your Anxious Brain

Pandemic life has saddled us with lots of conflicting emotions. Here’s how to cope with feelings of uncertainty and make a fresh start.

#anxiety-and-stress, #brain, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Diet and Exercise During Pregnancy Impacts Child’s Health, Study Says

Physical activity during pregnancy might have long-lasting benefits for a child’s health, new research suggests.

#diabetes, #diet-and-nutrition, #genetics-and-heredity, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #journal-of-applied-physiology, #mice, #obesity, #parenting, #pregnancy-and-childbirth

For Some Teens, It’s Been a Year of Anxiety and Trips to the E.R.

During the pandemic, suicidal thinking is up. And families find that hospitals can’t handle adolescents in crisis.

#asheville-nc, #columbus-ohio, #emergency-medical-treatment, #emotions, #grief-emotion, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #hendersonville-nc, #hospitals, #mental-health-and-disorders, #parenting, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

Children’s Screen Time Has Soared in the Pandemic, Alarming Parents and Researchers

“There will be a period of epic withdrawal,” warned one addiction specialist, once schools, activities and social life return to normal.

#addiction-psychology, #children-and-childhood, #computer-and-video-games, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #mobile-applications, #social-media

To Start a New Habit, Make It Easy

Removing obstacles makes it more likely you’ll achieve a new health goal. The 7-Day Well Challenge will show you how.

#anxiety-and-stress, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #exercise, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #quarantine-life-and-culture

To Create a Healthy Habit, Find an Accountability Buddy

Whether it’s a person or an app that sends us reminders, we make better choices when we’re being watched (even by ourselves.)

#content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #exercise, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #meditation, #mobile-applications, #obesity, #social-media, #wearable-computing, #weight

For a Healthier 2021, Keep the Best Habits of a Very Bad Year

Our 7-Day Well Challenge will show you how to build on the healthy habits you learned during pandemic life.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #exercise, #friendship, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #letters, #mental-health-and-disorders, #new-year, #psychology-and-psychologists

Downsize New Years Resolutions for 2021

2020 was a rough one. Here’s how to make goals for 2021 that feel both satisfying and doable.

#content-type-service, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #happiness, #new-year, #psychology-and-psychologists

How to Get a Fragrant Tween to Shower

And why they don’t want to in the first place.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #men-and-boys, #parenting

Leave It in ‘Early Quar’?

As the U.S. prepares for a long, dark winter indoors, a look at some spring 2020 habits to revive, or avoid repeating.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #quarantine-life-and-culture