Weekly Hacks #11

weekly hacks

Each Wednesday, You, Improved pulls together a selection of the best hacks we have found for body, mind, spirit and life. Let’s see what self-improvement resources we have for you this week from some of our many digital colleagues.

Body: How Yoga Can Help Your Running  – Runner’s World tells us yoga has the potential to do so much good–improving strength, flexibility, and mental focus–that it’s surprising that so many runners don’t know a downward dog from an upward dog.

Mind: Exercise Can Boost Brain Chemicals Sapped By Depression – According to Psych Central, a new imaging study shows that intense exercise boosts two critical neurotransmitters — glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) — resulting in better mental fitness. The findings point to the possibility that exercise could be used as an alternative therapy for depression.

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Spirit: 31 Ways To Play – Play isn’t just for kids. It’s how we adults can harness our inner spirit and feed our imagination. Here are 31 ways to turn loose the spirit of your inner child.

Life: 10 Life Changing Ways To Invest In Yourself – Human capital, says Expert Enough, is defined as “the stock of competencies, knowledge, social and personality attributes, including creativity, embodied in the ability to perform labor so as to produce economic value.” Are you investing in yourself so that you can improve your human capital?

Got body, mind, spirit or life hacks to share? Drop us a note.

About the author

Harry Hoover

Harry is an author, writer-for-hire, speaker, and publisher of You, Improved. He has written three books: Get Glad - Your Practical Guide To A Happier Life, Born Creative: Free Your Mind, Free Yourself, and Moving to Charlotte: The Un-Tourist Guide.

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