Weekend Mashup: September 6th

Here is the Weekend Mashup: a collection of articles from the past week that didn’t get a post of their own. But they are filled with interesting tidbits. It appears to be brain week.



Reader of the blog know that I am always on the lookout for articles about slumber. Lack of Sleep May Shrink Your Brain.



I have long been fascinated by homeopathy as it makes no sense. Unfortunately this article, ostensibly on homeopathy doesn’t offer much about it, but it is filled with some cool information Ten Tricks The Brain Plays On Us



Feed a cold and starve a fever, goes the old saying. But should you do either? Nutrition expert Brian St. Pierre examines the evidence. He also shares some guidelines on what to eat, and what to avoid, next time you come down with a virus or infection.



Great, fascinating read: Your ancestors’ lousy childhoods or excellent adventures might change your personality, bequeathing anxiety or resilience by altering the epigenetic expressions of genes in the brain. Grandma’s Experiences Leave a Mark on Your Genes


Let’s finish with some Alan Watt’s talking about worry and the mind.

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