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November 2020

Food as medicine, international travel as the cure

2020-11-01T13:56:12+00:00

As well as our physical health, the quality of our diet matters for our mental and brain health. Observational studies across countries, cultures and age groups show that better-quality diets – those high in vegetables, fruits, other plant foods (such as nuts and legumes), as well as good-quality proteins (such as fish and lean meat) – are consistently associated with reduced depression. Meanwhile, studies have shown that international travel may cure anxiety, insomnia and depression. ⦁ Healthy food is so healing. Unhealthy dietary patterns – higher in processed meat, refined grains, sweets and snack foods – are associated with increased depression [...]

Food as medicine, international travel as the cure2020-11-01T13:56:12+00:00

June 2020

How overseas holidays improve your productivity

2020-06-23T11:34:34+00:00

Ten years ago, I read Tim Ferriss’s book The Four-Hour Work Week which taught me this concept: mini-retirement. That means Tim Ferriss has a few holidays per year; each holiday lasts for several months. This is the most inspiring concept I’ve ever seen. You must rejuvenate yourself regularly. Yes, you read that right. I said “must”, not “should”. Rejuvenation is so key, especially in this day and age when everyone is busy with “busyness”. Indeed, a lot of people get the validation from being busy all the time because being busy makes them look important. Sad but true. But instead of [...]

How overseas holidays improve your productivity2020-06-23T11:34:34+00:00