On happiness

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them. Actually, don’t trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what...

A quick read on returning to running after injury

Approach your first run back with caution and don’t overdo it. Run for no more than 10 minutes to begin with. This may seem like a really short amount of time, but think of it as an assessment of your recovery and a gentle reintroduction to running. Read more...

On the styles and benefits of massage

Massage has been practiced for thousands of years. Today, if you need or want a massage, you can choose from among 80 massage therapy styles with a wide variety of pressures, movements, and techniques. These all involve pressing, rubbing, or manipulating muscles and...