Dr. Kahn is a Clinical Professor of Medicine and writes for Readers Digest Magazine as the Holistic Heart Doc. In this article, he explains how new research is showing that the heart controls the brain much more than previously thought and shares seven of the most important new findings about the central role of the heart in controlling the mind.
Brian Clark Howard of National Geographic, interviews Richard Louv - author of Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle - after Louv was at the National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. to inspire the staff about the benefits of spending time outdoors.
A growing body of research is showing that mindfulness can reduce stress, improve physical health, and improve one’s overall quality of life. Jan Chozen Bays, MD —physician and Zen teacher — has developed a series of simple practices to help us cultivate mindfulness as we go about our ordinary, daily lives.
There are many benefits to having plants in our home and office environments, spaces where we spend the majority of our time. One of those benefits, depending on the species, is that plants can act as effective botanical air-purification systems. Learn more in this article from the Sustainable Baby Steps blog.