The folks over at https://fitt.co have put together an amazing list of weekend getaway destinations that are all within reasonable driving distance from Pittsburgh. There are some great options here for an excursion without having to worry about flights, or major
Don’t let the hot summer weather get you down! Take a trip out to raccoon creek state park and do some: Hiking Mountain biking Swimming Boating Camping Horse riding Fishing Hunting Start planning your trip here! http://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/FindAPark/RaccoonCreekStatePark/Pages/default.aspx
“If you are what you eat, then I’m 95% coffee and ibuprofen” – Sarah Chen, MS1 student. While I’m honestly uncertain if this student consumes such vast quantities of Advil*, I know she (like many of us) needs a constant
MIT and Harvard neuroscientists explain why the practice helps tune out distractions and relieve pain.
Shawn Achor: The Happy Secret to Better Work Check out this TED talk by Shawn Achor, a professor at Harvard University who lectures on positive psychology. Outside of teaching the most popular class at Harvard, Shawn is the CEO of Cambridge-based
Christopher McDougall: Are We Born to Run? Want a quick study break? Check out this TEDtalk on running! “Using his knowledge of evolution, anthropologist and author Christopher McDougall explains the surprising ways that running helped early humans run their world.
Care and Keeping of Your Partner (for Medical Students) Here are a few relationship tips from a medical student dating a non-medical person…. http://in-training.org/care-keeping-partner-medical-students-6379
“Parts of Downtown will be closed to vehicle traffic Sunday morning and open for activities such as yoga, zumba and rock wall climbing, local officials said in a news release today.” Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/alertbar-pgreader/2014/07/17/Open-Streets-Pittsburgh-will-close-some-streets-Downtown-on-Sunday-morning/stories/201407170238#ixzz37mGC3Bh8
4 scientific studies on how meditation can affect your heart, brain and creativity “Most people assume that meditation is all about stopping thoughts, getting rid of emotions, somehow controlling the mind, but actually it’s much different than that,”