What's Happening Now: The Top Must Reads This Week in Health + Wellness
Every week, The S-Life Mag will make sure you’re in the know about the latest scientific studies and current events pertaining to health, wellness, nutrition and more. This is the stuff you need to know for your body, mind and soul!
~ We’ve never been quite as excited to report a piece of news as we are about this. A new report shows women’s dissatisfaction with their bodies is on the decline. Down with the negative self-talk! Long live total body love!
~ That said, if you’re carrying around a few extra pounds, studies show it could be affecting more than just your body confidence—it might also be accelerating the aging process of your brain.
~ Grab your beach read — a study finds getting lost in a book may help you live longer.
~ We love it when alternative healing methods get mainstream cred. The latest news? Acupuncture may stave off the symptoms of cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s, like dementia.
~ Being in alignment with your thoughts and supporting yourself through positive talk is incredibly important for wellbeing — and Winona Ryder speaks out how women often still struggle with the negative stereotype concerning mental health issues.
~ Pepquinos and bull’s blood microgreens may give you the Sakara glow, but you know what we can’t dismiss as an important piece to the getting-gorgeous-equation? SLEEP. And as it turns out, taking mini naps instead of that well-rounded 8 hours of slumber could really be affecting your radiance #goals.
~ We’ve been hopping on the bike for years, and our love affair for SoulCycle runs deep. So when Fast Company breaks down the real reason people flock to tap back and tap into their metaphysical selves, we are all ears.
~ Talk about a multitasking healer! One major discovery in the science community could potentially dismantle three deadly parasites. Boom, boom, pow!
~ Have you been glued to the TV for the Rio Olympics, wondering if you have anything in common with the graceful, glorious athletes? Well, 21- time gold medalist Michael Phelps is a wellness cool kid just like us, by bringing attention to the ancient Chinese medicine of cupping.
~ Hormones are a hot topic for us. We love to arm you with plenty of info to harness their power for the good of your mind, bod and spirit. Birth control is also a tool to help you take power of your sexuality, but the options can seem endless and the final decision suuuuuper important. Let’s get some answers.