Inspiring Articles & Books

A Gene That Makes You Need Less Sleep?

There have been myriad articles about how sleep deprivation can cause you bodily harm, and yet, researchers are finding more and more people who say they sleep less than the recommended seven hours a night. There are some, however, who are not affected adversely by a lack of sleep, and genetics may have something to…

Finding an Identity Beyond the Workplace

You would think that people have lists and lists of things they’ll do once they retire, but apparently that’s not true for everyone. Enter the Retirement Coach–someone who can help you figure out what’s next…aside from the golf course.   From the New York Times: Finding an Identity Beyond the Workplace

We Eat 92% of the Food on Our Plates

Perhaps all that admonishing our moms did about cleaning our plates really did have an effect. Studies have shown that people generally clean their plates, eating 92% of what’s on it. So if you’re counting calories, perhaps it’s time to get smaller plates.   From the Atlantic: We Eat 92% of the Food on Our…