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Money Cannot Buy Happiness
...ted to think about spending more time in leisurely pursuits
such as watching a large-screen plasma TV or playing golf. But in reality, they should think of spending a lot more time working and commuting and a lot less time engaged in passive leisure. … By itself, this shift in time is unlikely to lead to much...
High Blood Pressure Leads to Rusting of Cognitive Skills
... regular exercise, social contact and intellectual pursuits
have been shown to delay the onset of the disease, according to Dr. Hugh C. Hendrie of the Indiana University Center for Aging Research in Indianapolis. Dr Hendrie was the chief of the committee that reviewed the studies, the report of which is publ...
Leisurely Pursuits Tune The Brain
A new study has revealed that leisurely pursuits
of people appear to tune the brain of people, whil... the course of the research. The more leisurely pursuits
they engaged in like just visiting friends, playing cards or going to the movies, the lower was the ...
TV watching may turn your child into a bully
...stories, encouraging them in some form of creative pursuits
or even taking them for an educative outing may reign in the aggressive tendencies of the children and make them well adjusted. The researchers are of the opinion that doing such activities together with their parents, children learn understanding, s...
Hobbies prevent dementia
...ants about their intellectual, social and sporting pursuits
and then recorded who developed dementia over the next seven years. Those with a high degree of leisure activity were 20 per cent less likely to develop dementia. There was an additional eight per cent risk reduction for each leisure activity report...