Being Positive

All our life we have been taught that we need to work hard to succeed, and then we will be happy. The next raise, a better job, the next vacation…work hard for them and this will bring happiness. However, research in positive psychology shows that the formula is actually backward: if we are happy, we … Continue reading Being Positive

Telomeres

What are telomeres? They are the protective caps of chromosomes, much like the tips of a shoelace (which is called an aglet and has nothing to do with our post but didn't you learn something unexpectedly? :D). You can identify them as blue parts of the chromosome in the above picture. Shortening of telomeres is … Continue reading Telomeres

What is Lifestyle Medicine? Let’s start at the very beginning[1]

[1] The information presented  in this post  is up-to-date as of the date of publication: 21st October 2020 “The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.” - Thomas Edison Living well Once … Continue reading What is Lifestyle Medicine? Let’s start at the very beginning[1]