Happy New Year, SynerLINK friends,
This month’s lead article is a great piece that both dispels the myths about behavior change and offers science-based tips for making lifestyle improvements. Bottom line: Self-care is a marathon, not a sprint.
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Chanel Helgason, MD
QUOTE OF THE MONTH
“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.”
– Omar Khayyam
THIS MONTH’S LINKS
Link of the Month:
Some of the real research findings on behavior change
Significant limitations for at-home cognitive training. An interesting finding – your brain needs rest, too! Training too often may be worse than not training.
Some good tips on buying supplements.
Interesting piece on the effect of appearance on doctor-patient rapport.
Disappointing results for B vitamins for cognition.
Mindfully exploring how you embrace technology in your family.
Even more evidence of inflammation as an underlying cause of depression.
A sad commentary on our still-broken health care system, and its impact on the mentally ill and their families.
A very interesting opinion piece on the medical board certification industry.
A BIT OF HUMOR
A bit of fun silliness on spiritual “progress”…