(CBS News) When it comes to treating cancer, it's not only about getting the best treatment, but having the right attitude. But the keys to your health go beyond the visit to the doctor. According to the American Cancer Society, emotions and feelings are an important part of coping with a cancer diagnosis. "Positive mentality helps, but it's more than that," said Deepak Chopra, the founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing. "You have to have a clear idea about where you stand, what the data is, where you want to go, your mission for health and well-being. You have to quiet in the mind. Instead of being positive all the time, a quiet mind is more helpful. What we call homeostasis. When the mind is quiet, your body is quiet and when your body is quiet, it accelerates and then things like that self-repair." Chopra: Civilization "bamboozled" by superstitions One of Chopra's patients, Kristi Russo, used these tactics during her battle with cancer. "I was going to do whatever I had to do. … [Read more...] about Deepak Chopra: Use your mind to save your life
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Story highlights A wellness coach can help you stretch your mind, Margaret Moore says You can then learn to coach yourself, Moore says Margaret Moore is founder and CEO of Wellcoaches Corp., which trains health and wellness coaches in collaboration with the American College of Sports Medicine. Moore is co-director of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate. She teaches coaching psychology at Harvard University Extension School. Moore is co-author of the "Coaching Psychology Manual," "Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life" and "Organize Your Emotions, Optimize Your Life." (CNN)The spring season reminds us of Mother Nature's drive to thrive. However, most humans are not thriving. Research on well-being concludes that about 20% of adults have a strong sense of purpose and are fully satisfied with their lives; less than 10% strongly believe their lives are ideal. Instead most people are stressed out and burned out. All of this stress … [Read more...] about How wellness coaches can change your mind
Brisk walking, hitting the gym, making it to the pool or spin class — those are great activities that’ll help fill your need for aerobic action that elevates your heart rate and breathing, increases brain health and repair, and ups your overall metabolism while reducing harmful inflammation. But these days even folks who get the recommended 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity a week still do a lot of sitting around — watching TV, at work and in the car. In short, most folks have a “more Roomba than rumba” lifestyle! A recent survey found that the average American sits 13 hours a day and sleeps around 8. That’s 21 hours of immobility. According to a study in Diabetologia, every extra hour of sedentary time is associated with 22 percent increased odds for Type 2 diabetes and 39 percent increased odds for metabolic syndrome (a constellation of issues including elevated glucose, high blood pressure, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal … [Read more...] about You Docs: Using your muscle memory to get you moving
Anne-Marie's new album 'Speak Your Mind' will be released on April 27. The 26-year-old pop beauty has kept her fans waiting a long time for her debut record, but she has finally confirmed the release date for the CD, which features hit song 'Heavy' and her recent collaboration with anonymous DJ Marshmello, 'FRIENDS'. Sharing a pre-order link on Twitter, the 'Alarm' hitmaker wrote: "OMG my album SPEAK YOUR MIND is officially up for pre order on iTunes RIGHT NOW click the link http://ad.gt/speakyourmind (sic)" Anne-Marie will embark on a sold out UK headline tour next month, which will include a date at London's Roundhouse on March 22. And she will be joining Ed Sheeran on his UK & Ireland + European stadium tour this year as his main support, which will include four nights at Wembley Stadium. Speaking about how inspiring the 'Shape of You' hitmaker was on their last jaunt together last year, she exclusively told BANG Showbiz: "Him just as a person brings everyone a bit … [Read more...] about Anne-Marie will release her debut LP Speak Your Mind this April
Japanese automaker Nissan (NASDAQOTH: NSANY) has been busy the last few months. Last fall, the company unveiled the second-generation Leaf, the first and still best-selling all-electric car. Then in October, a new electric concept crossover called the IMx was unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show, displaying Nissan's vision of how vehicles, drivers, and society will interact in the future. For its latest trick, the company demonstrated some surprisingly advanced results from its Brain-to-Vehicle (B2V) project at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 in Las Vegas. The technology could play a role in the long-term development of not only driver-assist systems, but also autonomous vehicles. The Nissan IMx all-electric and self-driving crossover at CES 2018. Image source: Nissan. Making the commute better for driver and passenger What does the B2V tech do? Simply put, it reads the mind of the driver. But how? The automaker has been borrowing from neuroscience studies on how the … [Read more...] about What Would Happen if Your Car Could Read Your Mind?