8 Things Remarkably Successful People Do

I’m fortunate to know a number of remarkably successful people. They share a number of habits: 1. They don’t create back-up plans. Back-up plans can help you sleep easier at night. Back-up plans can also create an easy out when times get tough. You’ll work a lot harder and a lot longer if your primary plan simply has to work… Continue reading

How Stress And Sleep Loss Are Shortening Your Life

Would you prioritize sleep if you knew it kept your immune system strong? That’s the question the American Academy of Sleep Medicine wants you to ponder this week. Lost in the hoopla surrounding Independence day was the publication of some eye-opening (or eye-shutting) research by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine showing that the immune system responds sharply to sleep… Continue reading

Education Lengthens Life Expectancy

According to a new study published in the August issue of the journal Health Affairs, people in the United States with less than a high school education have life expectancies comparable to adults in the 1950s and 1960s. S. Jay Olshansky, professor of epidemiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, explained: “The most highly educated white… Continue reading