Tuesday, August 14, 2012
A shocking new look at nutrition and health
Clive de Carle has done a great deal of research about nutrition, and reversed hos own chronic arthritis, for example. He has helped others with heart disease and even cancer. What he has to say is quite controversial. This brief interview gives you an idea of what he has to say. (He is the second interviewee - about 15mins 45sec into the video)
Beat anger by imagining you're a fly on the wall
Anger is "the elephant in the room in mental health" according to The Mental Health Foundation. In a recent survey, a third of respondents said they knew someone with an anger problem. Anger is often made worse by misguided folk wisdom that says it's a good idea to reflect on your feelings and vent them. In fact, past research has shown that ruminating and venting anger make it worse.
A new study tests the idea that anger can be dissipated by mentally distancing oneself from the situation - as if viewing proceedings from the perspective of a fly on the wall. There's evidence that this is beneficial, but before now this was derived from studies that merely asked people to imagine frustrating scenarios. This is kind of validation of a basic process in NLP (dissociation). Read more
Told you so
Adding women makes your team smarter - fact. A new study shows companies perform better when they have women on their boards. Check out this story and video at CNBC. Here is the upshot: "Credit Suisse analyzed more than 2,500 companies and found that companies with more than one woman on the board have outperformed those with no women on the board by 26 percent since 2005."