Habitat Made Us Human, Coloring Therapy, Low Energy
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 779
- Jan 19, 2016 2:00 pm
- 2:21:59 mins
How Habitat Made Us Human (17:31) Dr. John Allen Neuroanthropologist working at the Dornsife Cognitive Neuroscience Imaging Center and Brain and Creativity Institute, University of Southern California. According to Dr. Allen, that “feeling of home” is “more than just an expression: it is a part of our evolutionary heritage.” And “homes have helped us become the species we are today.” Dr. Allen, joins us on the show today to talk about his book, "Home: How Habitat Made Us Human." Coloring Therapy (1:03:11) Marygrace Berberian is a certified art therapist and the Clinical Assistant Professor of Art Therapy at NYU Steinhardt. She is also the Program Coordinator for the Graduate Art Therapy Program at NYU. A trend that many people are finding useful to deal with many ailments in cluding anxiety is the use of adult coloring books. Adult coloring books were 3 of the the top 10 books sold on Amazon.com in 2015. Ms. Berberian explains the therapeutic value of the Adult Coloring Book trend. Fatigue and Low Energy (1:45:55) Dr. Ron Hager is an Associate Professor of Exercise Sciences in the College of Life Sciences at Brigham Young University. Ever have those days when you just can’t seem to get going? If this is a chronic experience it could be a problem that affects your productivity at work, your ability to deal with the stresses of life, your relationships with family and friends. Why? While there may be specific reasons, a great place to start is to consider the quality of diet, regular exercise and physical activity, and quality of sleep. Dr. Hager with ideas on how to have more energy.