The brain
One of the most useful organs in our bodies

Sit down. Stand up. Now do 5 jumping jacks. Flex your biceps. 💪

What did you just do?

Body exercise, right?

Yep. You just exercised your mind AND your body. Well, maybe just your motor neurons.

“Waiiiit how did I exercise my mind, Nina?”

Let me explain ;). But first…

Helping you kill the zombie cells in your body, one by one.

Imagine this. You, a 68 year old version of yourself (even if you’re not, try and pretend you are :)), are walking one day, when suddenly your left arm begins to throb and hurt. Your chest feels uncomfortable and you don’t know what to do. …

And how I beat my inner distracted human.

Does this sound familiar?

It’s 9 pm and you’re ready, so ready, to do this. Whatever it is. It could be that blog post, or studying for that test, or making that website you’ve been putting off for a while.

You’re feeling a bit like this guy

But then… your computer emits a short, familiar ding. Your…

Wow. I wonder what made you click on this article. Scrolling across your Medium feed, and this caught your eye? Thanks, I guess.

Although I probably shouldn’t be thanking you. I should be thanking the universe.

“Nina.. I have a feeling you’re going to launch into a somewhat long explanation…

The pretty sun


Why the worst day of the week doesn’t have to be the worst.

You wake up to the rays of sun spilling through the windows inside of your room. It’s a beautiful morning, and you’re excited to start the day. Until you look at the calendar.

It’s Monday. Damnit. Suddenly, the world turns gray. The sun is suddenly too bright, the morning is…


Why you should play foosball… in life terms.

You’re twisting the pegs. You must stop the ball from entering the slot! Tension builds… and your opponent gets it in! Darnit.

This is the game of foosball. Wonderfully unproductive, but it somehow gives you a sense of accomplishment when you win.

However, I’m going to help you out and…

Nina Khera

Nina Khera is a human longevity researcher. She specializes in senescent cells & their eradication and is a co-founder of

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