Archive For: Human Strengths/Emotions/Motivations

Mediterranean diet, health and longevity

The Mediterranean diet favors large amounts of fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains, olive oil, seeds, nuts and fish. The diet also includes red wine (in moderation) and small amounts of dairy products and red meat. A comprehensive review of the scientific literature from 1966 to 2008 shows that the Mediterranean diet prolongs life and prevents ... Read More

Human Strengths and Virtues: Health and Happiness

Happiness and health have been linked in literature and philosophy for a very long time. In Chinese medicine, the ancient texts suggest that the best physician is the one who first teaches patients to cultivate qualities of being that lead to a good life. From this point of view, and from what I find in ... Read More