Welcome back to LINK LOVE! Every Friday, we highlight some of the most interesting healthy-living tidbits we’ve gathered from around the Web, and this week we’ve found a ton of great ones. We cover fitness, nutrition, quality of life, and health and wellness — and some “just-for-fun” stuff, too! Come across something you think we’d love? Tweet it at us, post it to our Facebook page or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “LINK LOVE.”
This week we’ve pulled together some inspiring information from MindBodyGreen, Becoming Minimalist, and Dr. Frank Lipman. Enjoy!
91-Year-Old to Run Sunday’s San Diego Marathon
Harriette Thompson has been training for this Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon. Thompson runs loops around a small lake in Charlotte, NC. Her first marathon was at the age of 76, and since then has generated more than $90,000 on behalf of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Team. Runnersworld.com states: “When Thompson crosses the finish line just outside of Petco Park, she will not only be the oldest finisher in the history of the race, she’ll also likely break her age-group record.”
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Dr. Frank Lipman has some great tips this week to help you safely and smartly enjoy the sun! in this post he’ll teach you how to sunbathe smartly, fight sunburns, soak in vitamin D and ease yourself into sun exposure.
This week MindBodyGreen posted a fun, interactive infographic all about superfoods. Learn what superfoods are, and how they can help you stay the healthiest version of yourself. Whether it be salmon, blueberries or quinoa, we think you’ll find something you love on this list!
QUALITY OF LIFE
Mindful Magazine’s Emily Nauman posts that “60 percent of people who experience a single episode of depression are likely to experience a second. Ninety percent of people who go through three episodes of depression are likely to have a fourth.” Nauman also gives us some hope through Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. Through this therapy, researchers from the UK did studies to find out why MBCT worked. Nauman writes on the 3 themes that emerged from this.
Looking for ways to simplify your life? These 10 principles will help you to start decluttering your home — creating a more spacious, breathable and manageable space. Tip 1: Stop the Flow of Stuff Coming In.