Daily Archives: February 24, 2015

Quiz: Do You Have Good Energy?

1. True or false: You can think yourself energized. Answer: True. Your thoughts alone can spark activity in an area of your brain called the anterior cingulate cortex, which regulates motivation and perception of effort. Studies show that people who believe they can go the distance, whether it’s a long run or an all-day garage… Read More »

Proven Ways to Beat a Bad Mood

Sigh if this has happened to you: You’re heading out the door, feeling reasonably upbeat—your outfit is cute, the weather is sunny. And then, wham! Your husband asks, “Why do you look so tired?” You forgot your phone. Oops, it’s dead. And now you’re late. A rotten mood builds. Though you’re aware of what’s happening,… Read More »