“This does not spark joy” – the anthem of 2018 should sound familiar. With the sweeping trends of Scandivanian hygge (cozy and tactilely pleasing aesthetic)
Have you ever wondered why it feels so good to cross something off of your list?
There’s a psychological principle, known as the “Zeigarnik effect,” named for its discoveress Bluma Zeigarnik, that comes close to addressing why.
You see, we tend to remember things we need to do better than things we’ve already done.
So even if you’ve crossed four of five items off the list, your brain focuses on the one you have left.
The internet’s democratizing nature has proven fertile ground for wellness trends to grow and spread.
But some had staying power long before high-speed connectivity. Millenia of staying power, even.
Like acupuncture, which is a 2,500 Chinese tradition. The first discovered mention of acupuncture being used for medical purposes comes from The Yellow Emperor in the Han Dynasty, and his Classic of Internal Medicine. (All the way back in 206 BCE.)
On October 10, 1992, an important tradition became a part of the fabric of America’s collective consciousness.
The World Federation of Mental Health began celebrating Mental Health Day.
In the past nearly 30 years since Mental Health Day was launched, much has changed.
In 1996, a law was passed forcing insurance companies to include provisions for mental health.
In 2007, the U.K. launched their “Time to Change” campaign, working to educate employers on how to best care for and support their employees’ mental health.
In almost every medicine cabinet all over the States, you’re likely to find a mondo-bottle of NSAIDs, or Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs. You might know them
Can you name any of the more than 400 metabolic processes that depend on magnesium? Considering that more than half of the U.S. population isn’t