Weekly Roundup

Round out your week with these thought-provoking articles from around the internet.

Meg LeFeuve
Screenwriter Meg LeFauve, Photo by Mike Windle

… She sometimes wonders what her career would look like today if she’d started writing earlier, but she says, “I think that life always knows what it’s doing.”

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which type of exercise is best for the brain
from Getty Images

Which Type Of Exercise Is Best For The Brain?

… For the first time, scientists compared head-to-head the neurological impacts of different types of exercise: running, weight training and high-intensity interval training. The surprising results suggest that going hard may not be the best option for long-term brain health.

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A beachgoer takes an early morning walk as storm clouds from a weakening Tropical Depression Karen approach Orange Beach
Photo by Steve Nesius

Why Depression Screenings Should Be Part Of Routine Check-Ups

… The grade puts depression screening in the same category as yearly mammograms, diabetes screening in overweight and obese patients, and lung-cancer screening for at risk patients, among other things. In doing so, it also elevates mental health to a higher priority in primary care.

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Ken Drake
Photo by Ken Drake

 Bat ‘Super Immunity’ Could Help Protect People

… Bats are a natural host for more than 100 viruses, some of which are lethal to people, including Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Ebola and Hendra virus, however, interestingly bats do not get sick or show signs of disease from these viruses.

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Jamie Varon Insta
Text art by Jamie Varon on Instagram, @jamievaron

To Anyone Who Thinks They’re Falling Behind 

… Most of our unhappiness stems from the belief that our lives should be different than they are. We believe we have control—and our self-loathing and self-hatred comes from this idea that we should be able to change our circumstances, that we should be richer or hotter or better or happier. While self-responsibility is empowering, it can often lead to this resentment and bitterness that none of us need to be holding within us. We have to put in our best efforts and then give ourselves permission to let whatever happens happen—and to not feel so directly and vulnerably tied to outcomes. Opportunities often don’t show up in the way we think they will.

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