By Valerie Minard According to the old adage, “Beauty is only skin deep.” But, scientists, like Markus Rantala, are proving it may be even deeper – as deep as your thoughts. Rantala, is a professor of biology at the University of Turku in Finland, and has been doing studies on how attractiveness is perceived in […]
This article by Wendy Romano originally appeared at www.myCentralJesey.com on January 30, 2013. During the recent outbreak of flu in New Jersey I’ve been giving a lot of thought to what “influences” me, as well as to how I can be a healthy influence on others and help prevent or counteract the proliferation of sickness. […]
by Wendy Romano The orchestra season has begun and the Plainfield Symphony just had its first concert of the season. So music has been on my mind a lot lately. I began to wonder who might be doing research on the healing power of music and I found some interesting stuff. I shared some of […]
This article by Wendy Romano originally appeared at myCentralJersey.com on August 1, 2012. Events this week got me thinking about generosity, starting with two amazing news stories. One was about James Aton, a truck driver in Pennsylvania, who noticed an incapacitated driver in a tanker truck. He stopped his own truck, ran alongside the slowly […]
I recommend this article in Psychology Today. It offers some good food for thought as we envision the future of health care for the nation or ourselves. It’s Never Too Late to Ask: Is This the Way to Health?