Perhaps the only respite pandemic closures brought to my family — which includes two kids under age 6 — was freedom from the constant misery of dripping noses, sneezes, and coughs.
Everyone knows that exercise is good for you. But it’s not just beneficial for the young, healthy and already fit. It’s also one of the best defenses against the toughest aspects of aging.
Why are some people able to learn things quicker and seemingly much easier than the rest of us? While it can be a combination of luck and genetics, for most people it’s because they have worked hard to boost their brainpower. Because just like every other muscle in our bodies, our brains also become stronger the harder we exercise our cognitive skills and the more we use our memory.