Archive for August 2014
Don’t judge a book by its cover
OK, this isn’t a blog about books or their covers, but have you ever made a judgment about someone’s behaviour then later realised you were completely wrong? While I was waiting in line at a coffee shop earlier, a woman drove alongside the queue in a mobility scooter. There was only a narrow space between…Read More
Can loving-kindness slow down ageing?
You might have heard of telomeres! They’re the little end-caps on DNA that stops it unraveling, a bit like the little plastic caps on shoelaces that stop them from unraveling. Telomeres have become popular because they’re closely linked with the age of the body. Short telomeres tend to mean faster ageing. Lots of research has…Read More