At some point, I became aware that the main benefit I received from yoga was the breathing. The Ujayii – the champion’s breath – is my favorite. I do it most of the day, especially when working on tasks. I’ve wondered if this is the most important thing I’ve learned in my practice. James Nestor seems to have had a similar question as is evident by his 2020 offering Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art.
In Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Makes Us Whole, Cain explores the idea of melancholy’s role in our lives through a cultural, scientific, and experiential lens.
Kotler shares what he’s learned on his journey from extreme sports journalist to flow expert.
The understanding of the neurotransmitter dopamine has suffered from a shallow comprehension. We understood it in the context of getting a “dopamine hit” for taking part in behavior. In her new book, Dopamine Nation, Lembke offers new information deepening our understanding of the nuanced functioning of this neurotransmitter
Our cultural food habits and the supply chain in which these functions are leading us to fatigue, obesity, diabetes, and a large part in the mental health crisis.