Winter has arrived and in some places, it is cold and humid and we are missing the sun. Several of my friends are not feeling their best, as the change in weather impacts them, but there is hope out there if you’re not feeling good.
Did you know that we humans can reboot our immune system in only three days and maybe even lose a kilo or two in the process? A few days ago I found this article, which teaches you how to improve your immune system in only a few days and without any kind of medicine.
As part of the Oxapampa Cultural Week, Selvámonos, the 2-day eco-conscious music festival starts on June 30, where musicians from various Latin countries will entertain, so if you need a break from wherever you are, this might be the right occasion and opportunity to explore another beautiful part of Peru.
You can drive there in about 12 hours or take the bus, which drives you almost from door to door, while you rest. Check out these videos, which we recorded back in 2014.
(Photo: Michelle Gaudet)
The Gaudet family from Canada is traveling through Peru and visited Puno & Lake Titicaca. She wrote a great story and shared various photos from her visit with our readers and the article has now become a Top 5 for the week. Want an introduction with lots of photos to Lake Titicaca – here is your chance. Lake Titicaca is a special place high up in the Andes and the scenery is stunning when it doesn’t rain 😉
(Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
After watching this, your brain will not be the same.
The brain is the most amazing asset we humans have, which has allowed us to create amazing things for decades and in particular within the last 200 years. In today’s TED-talk, Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives us the power to shape the brain how we want, which will make us even stronger. Enjoy!
Does chocolate milk come from brown cows?
When I was a kid, I’m quite sure that I would have believed that chocolate milk came from brown cows, if my mom had told me. Today I know better, so when I read this article that 7% of the Americans believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows, I smiled. I guess that what mom tells us as kids stick with us, even as we grow older