Neuroscience can help you live a healthier life

Follow me at @srinipillay Healthy behaviors clearly make sense from a rational standpoint, but they can be a drag — and difficult to maintain. For example, there are few people who doubt the beneficial effects of exercise, yet one study found that close to 75% of people either do not exercise at all or exercise only seldomly. Eating healthily is also important, yet more than a third of all adults are obese. It’s not because we’re ignorant or because we aren’t motivated to adopt healthy behaviors. It’s just very difficult to stay the course. Here are some strategies to help you develop and maintain healthy behaviors. Combat stress In an ideal world, it would be great to be able to reflect on each choice prior to making it. Yet, under…


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