Let’s hack the happy chemicals – Dopamine, Serotonin and Endorphins

Let's hack the happy chemicals - Dopamine, Serotonin and Endorphins

How many books, courses, and seminars have been held every year with the ultimate objective being to help you become happier and more fulfilled? How many books, courses, and seminars have been held every year with the ultimate objective being to help you become…

Let’s hack the happy chemicals – Dopamine, Serotonin and Endorphins

Let's hack the happy chemicals - Dopamine, Serotonin and Endorphins

How many books, courses, and seminars have been held every year with the ultimate objective being to help you become happier and more fulfilled? How many books, courses, and seminars have been held every year with the ultimate objective being to help you become…

Siegfried and Roy: What Happened the Night of the Tiger Attack?

Siegfried and Roy: What Happened the Night of the Tiger Attack?

At his lavish 59th birthday party in the Mirage Hotel theater that bears the duo’s name, Roy Horn, the dark-haired half of the team, ushered in the early hours of the morning with 500 friends and fellow entertainers. He had spent the evening table-hopping…

Do These 6 Things And Banish Career Burnout For Good

Do These 6 Things And Banish Career Burnout For Good

Welcome to generation burnout, population: you! If you’re finding yourself in a losing battle between work and play, whilst trying to land your dream job or score that promotion, then you’re going to want to keep reading… What Is It? Burn out, recognised in…

The 4 Best—and Worst—Foods to Eat if You Suffer from Anxiety

Whether it’s acute or chronic, you know that anxiety can wreak havoc on your life—creating complications with those closest to you, rendering you incapable of functioning optimally (or functioning at all), and leaving your physical body in a state of discomfort and distress. But…

What’s trending in nootropics?

What’s trending in nootropics?

Everyone from athletes to the elderly is clamouring for brain-enhancing supplements and food ingredients – but the evidence for most of them remains thin. Here we look at some of the most promising nootropics on the market. Ingredients for enhancing brain health – known…

The Healing Power of Mushrooms

The Healing Power of Mushrooms

At first glance, mushrooms might seem unimpressive, but apparently they are the new “it” food and are good for more than just mealtime. “Mushrooms have been used for medicinal purposes for centuries,” says Bart Wolbers, MS, researcher at Nature Builds Health. “Though each variety…

All about Nootropics, the supplements that claim to make you smarter and faster

All about Nootropics, the supplements that claim to make you smarter and faster

Vogue gets a medical opinion on the brain tonic that promises to maximise your attention and focus The concept of smart drugs that supersize your brain function can make you feel like you’ve entered the plot of a Hollywood movie—the 2011 Bradley Cooper-starrer, Limitless,…

A brief guide to cognitive enhancing substances (Nootropics).

A brief guide to cognitive enhancing substances (Nootropics).

Nootropics are a general ‘blanket’ term to describe any compound capable of improving several different aspects of cognitive function, such as memory, focus or creativity, without causing many adverse side effects. This term was coined in 1972 by a Romanian chemist, Corneliu E. Giurgea…

Why Monster Stories Captivate Us

Why Monster Stories Captivate Us

I was 13 years old when the movie Alien was released. It scared me into a month-long spell of anxiety. The hair on the back of my neck was perpetually up and I had the jittery demeanor of a combat veteran. While the full-grown…