You’re a Completely Different Person at 14 and 77, the Longest-Running Personality Study Ever Has Found - Quartz, February 19, 2017

Why We Can’t Look Away From Our Screens –The New York Times, March 6, 2017
In a new book, “Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked,” the social psychologist Adam Alter warns that many of us – youngsters, teenagers, adults – are addicted to modern digital products. Not figuratively, but literally addicted.

Yuval Harari, Author of Sapiens, on How Meditation Made Him a Better Historian - Vox, February 28, 2017
In this interview, the historian-turned-celebrity explains why meditation is so central to his ability to create and write. It gives him two things. The first is obvious: the ability to focus. The second is more surprising: the capacity to learn the difference between fiction and reality, or what is real and what are merely stories that we invent in our own minds.

Fasting Diet 'Regenerates Diabetic Pancreas' - BBC, February 24, 2017

To Court Millennials, Hotels Are Rolling Out the Yoga MatThe New York Times, February 27, 2017
Millions of millennials now pick a hotel based on its ability to help them stay fit. Read about what hotel brands are doing to answer younger generations’ call for diverse, ever-new forms of “hotel wellness.”

 

A Striking Stat:

Every year, environmental pollutants kill an estimated 1.7 million children under the age of five. That means one in four deaths for children aged one month to five-years-old.
Source: World Health Organization, 2/2017

Read the new research on the terrible impact of pollution on children

 

 

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AuthorBeth McGroarty, Director of Research, GWI