The Healing Powers of The Star and Moonlight

The effect on sunlight is well known – both scientifically and intuitively – it wakes us up, energizes us, and brightens our moods. But less talked about are the benefits of star and moonlight. We tend to be cooped up in our houses at night, sleeping for most of it,…

Sometimes Depression Means Not Feeling Anything At All

I never realized how little I knew about depression until I became depressed. I didn’t know, for instance, how depression can snatch away your sex drive, leaving you feeling newly—and involuntarily—asexual. I didn’t know that depression attacks your attention span, your energy, and your ability to finish things. During a…

Dancing Can Reverse The Signs Of Aging In The Brain

As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, shows that older people who routinely partake in physical exercise can reverse the signs of…