There are many ways to get old and retain the power of the mind. Most of us know already about the benefits of exercise, socialisation, healthy eating and engagement. What we are all unfamiliar with is the deleterious effects of distraction. The world has undergone rapid transformation with the ... Views:50
Your skin is an emotional barometer of your mental well being, as well as your body's largest organ. It’s the boundary between you and the outside world, reflecting to yourself and others how you emotionally and mentally perceive your life.
Skin conditions, including acne, can be provoked by ... Views:55
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Depression is often thought of as an emotional or psychiatric disorder without any physical basis. In many cases of depression, however, there may ... Views:125
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People these days are becoming more and more robot like and stressed, continual bombardment of noise may be to blame…
1. Silence relieves stress and tension.
Noise ... Views:101
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Many people are interested in habits that will improve their health. Unfortunately, due to rampant misinformation, some practices are not ... Views:161
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Most people assume their personality type is written in stone, but that may not be the case. Pessimism, a personality type is characterized by ... Views:164
There are popular feelings: joy, happiness, love and affection, to name a few. And then there are unpopular feelings: anger, sadness, grief, hurt, and fear, among others. Most of us tend to hide the unpopular feelings and, instead, only feel and show the popular ones.
If we want integrity and ... Views:257
“Don't you love a farce?
My fault, I fear
I thought that you'd want what I want
sorry, my dear
But where are the clowns?
There ought to be clowns
Quick, send in the clowns
Happy New Year! As 2017 begins, I’ve ... Views:426
Eggs are the easiest way of adding protein to your diet. Eggs not only improve your daily protein count but they improve your health by giving you 7 grams of a special muscle building nutrient while containing only 85 calories per egg. Eggs contain many amino acids, anti oxidants and iron ... Views:173
Do you remember being a child you were so excited about your birthday or Christmas. You could hardly sleep the night before and awoke really early in the morning with pure excitement.
As a child these experiences were so pure, untouched by life's tragedies and traumas giving you joyful ... Views:229
According to the psychiatric community, I have bipolar 1 with ultra rapid cycling, but I don't take meds anymore. I tried a few different pharmaceutical drug cocktails before I thought 'Now hang on, this totally sucks and what if I NEVER find the right combo of drugs to meet someone elses' ... Views:296
If you have decided to build your own weekend getaway, then it is time to start thinking about ways to make the most out of your safe haven. Taking a little extra time to add a few key features could help you save quite a bit of money and make your vacation home more comfortable than ever. Here ... Views:168
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As flaws go, the detriments of being a type A person are very well established in the medical literature but did anyone ever research the ... Views:274
There are several very efficient and innovative methods for successful dealing with fears, i.e. reintegrating them back into our personality. But first, let me elaborate a little bit on the nature of fears.
What are fears?
Fears, together with desires, are some of the basic life dynamisms ... Views:348
Today’s health conscious trends tell us that sugar can lead to diabetes and damage our brains to accelerate the onset of Alzheimer’s. Lack of fiber in our diets can lead to constipation, excessive weight gain, fatigue and physical weakness. Poor exercise habits can lead to back problems and ... Views:388
I think it’s safe to say that we’ve never seen an election like this one, with such a polarization of political and ethical views. And the bitter war of words between the two candidates has seemingly left workers all across the country feeling more stressed out than usual. According to the a ... Views:272
When you were a young child, you remember cutting yourself. Mum or Dad cleaning the wound, putting on a bandage and in days the cut was healed.
So what happens as you become older you may have forgotten about the amazing ability that your body has to heal.
There have been many dimensions, ... Views:306
This summer in particular, we had some pretty spectacular athletic competitions in England, France, and more recently, Rio. Whether you follow cycling, tennis or any of the competitions that took place in Rio, it is hard not to be inspired and learn from some of the stories.
Stories and ... Views:245
Businesses that want to boost productivity need to start with boosting their employees’ health first.
Several studies have shown that when people are healthier, they are able to perform better at work. People who eat health are 25 percent as likely to have a higher level of job performance, ... Views:277
Spending hours a day in front of a computer is now part of almost every job description. Combine that with a commute, meal times, and entertainment, and the average person could spend up to nine hours a day in a chair. It is not wonder people reach the end of their work week feeling stiff and ... Views:202
Acne is a tricky condition, acne outbreaks occur without any specified reason, and these most commonly occur during teenage years.
These could affect one's confidence, make one feel down. Sometimes acne is mild, and goes away by itself with passage of time. And at other times, acne could be ... Views:246
How you talk to yourself about your body and how you believe others see you directly affect how confident you are concerning your body and your looks. Here are two people who use negative self-talk and are extremely unhappy because of it.
Riana's Negative Thinking
Riana can only think ... Views:975
For the Love of Men: I have written this Article because I believe that Men are Hurting:
Both Men and Women need Warm, Loving Friends or Companions for Healthy Life
Sharing Your Life with People Gives You a sense of Your Identity adding dimension to your Life and Life’s purpose
If this ... Views:578
When an individual loses his or her mobility, that’s not the only thing that is lost. Individuals who were once able to move about as they pleased and transport themselves at will had freedom, power, and even purpose, each of which can take a toll on mental health if you don’t have them. So just ... Views:268
Moving is a tough job, but someone's got to do it, and when that person is you, some days, it feels like it is all that you can do to make sure that you do not tear out your hair! If you are someone who is deeply invested in keeping your move stress-free, consider these important tips.
Locate ... Views:213
Teen anxiety and depression levels are rising constantly. Faced with ever-increasing schoolwork, worrying about college, social pressures, as well as their own hormones and chemistry working against them, it’s no wonder that their minds are working around the clock.
As parents, not only ... Views:298
Who doesn’t love to get away? Taking a break from our busy lives for some fun and relaxation can really improve our overall health. Unfortunately, though, an overactive bladder (OAB) may stand in the way of you and your vacation hotspot – up until now at least.
Group therapy and meeting with ... Views:258
BALANCING YOUR LIFE THROUGH BREATH
Think about this...breathing does not require conscious mind awareness. It, like many other bodily functions is controlled by the subconscious mind. Breathing, among other things, like blinking ... Views:224
Unlike regular tinnitus, which is ear ringing, pulsatile tinnitus can feel like a heartbeat in the ear. Pulsatile tinnitus is a rhythmic noise in the heart, which sounds similar to a heartbeat. If you were to check your heartbeat while experiencing pulsatile tinnitus, you would uncover that both ... Views:224
Throat mucus, or phlegm, can be a result of allergies or a sore throat, but there are numerous reasons for throat mucus, revealing what is going on inside your body. Even when you are healthy, your body is constantly producing mucus – in fact, up to 1.5 liters a day. Most of the time, this mucus ... Views:234
Nothing is worse than enjoying a meal that is immediately followed up by stomach pains. Stomach pains after eating can be a nuisance, especially if you don’t know the underlying cause. There are numerous causes for stomach pains after eating, and many of them require a simple solution. It’s ... Views:169
As the summer nears its end, our relaxing days of leisure start to become hectic and stressful. Coordinating pickups to and from school, being on time for afterschool sports, or occasionally being summoned to chaperone a field trip can be taxing on your body. Add those things and more to your ... Views:229
Everyone is beautiful when they are the best versions of themselves. When you feel like you're not the best version of yourself, your self-esteem suffers. Consider some of these options to feel beautiful and gain back your self-esteem.
Braces and Aligners
Some people are afraid to smile ... Views:152
So what happens when our emotions are at ease?
As the father of Western Medicine, Hippocrates, wrote: “The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.” So that leads to the question: If the cells of the body are programmed to self-repair, what is ... Views:217
Nausea after eating and stomach pain can occur for numerous reasons. Identifying those causes can help you minimize the discomfort you experience after a meal. Nausea after eating can range from mild and temporary to severe and even chronic. In some cases, nausea after a meal can signal a ... Views:150
Peptic ulcer (stomach ulcer) is an open sore in the lining of the stomach, lower esophagus, or small intestine, typically resulting from inflammation caused by bacteria or erosion caused by stomach acid.
There are three types of peptic ulcers: gastric, esophageal, and duodenal. The different ... Views:133
One of the most popular subjects today is about developing Positive Relationships. In order to develop a Positive Relationship, it is important to identify the boundaries of relationships.
So what I think is important is to identify what is a toxic relationship. Because this will be the ... Views:225
Acute bronchitis is a temporary form of bronchitis caused by a virus – which means it cannot be treated with antibiotics. If you’re wondering if acute bronchitis is contagious, the answer is yes.
Similar to influenza, acute bronchitis is transmitted person-to-person by droplets that are ... Views:144
I don’t think anyone deliberately wants to be sick and live a life of ill health and disease. However for many there seems to be a great difficulty when it comes to making the conscious decisions to take on habits that they either know or have been told will help them to achieve health and ... Views:193
Clonus is a condition that results in involuntary muscle spasms and most commonly affects the muscles at the end of a limb. Clonus can be a condition in itself, or it can be a symptom of another condition.
Clonus mainly affects the knees, ankles, upper and lower arm muscles, and the jaw. ... Views:160
Psoriasis, a relatively common skin condition that causes patches of thick, red skin with silvery scales, can be found on various parts of the body. For many people it can be mild, but others experience severe psoriasis, which can cause a great deal of stress and self-confidence problems. Now, ... Views:128
Which is worse: Rheumatoid arthritis or psoriatic arthritis?
Psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are inflammatory conditions that cause joint pain and stiffness. The primary difference is the presence of a rash in psoriatic arthritis. The many similarities between the conditions make ... Views:147
Are you overworked?
Are you feeling drained all the time?
Are you desperately waiting for your next vacation?
Do you simply wish to feel fresh?
We lead busy lives. Most of us find ourselves overworked, leaving us tired or exhausted. Chronic tiredness leads to fatigue. When fatigue enters ... Views:178
We know that pneumonia is contagious, but is it still contagious when you are on antibiotics? Before we answer that question, let’s first explore how long pneumonia is contagious for.
When beginning antibiotic treatment for pneumonia, patients may typically observe improvements in health ... Views:116
Distinguishing between the common cold and the flu (influenza) may be quite different as they do share many similar traits. Furthermore, a person can experience both a cold and the flu simultaneously, which can make diagnosis even more difficult. The best way to decipher between the common cold ... Views:133
Autism, schizophrenia, ADHD, and bipolar disorder risk in kids may be linked to older dads, according to research. American and Swedish researchers analyzed data from over 2.6 million Swedes. Men who fathered children after the age of 24 faced higher risks of having children with psychiatric ... Views:231
Ulcerative colitis and colon cancer risk has been found to be linked to certain proteins and sugars produced by the body. Hepatocyte nuclear factor 4-alpha (HNF4-alpha) plays a role in both inflammatory bowel disease like ulcerative colitis and colon cancer. Transcription factors like HNF4-alpha ... Views:115
“Every day you step into the invisible firestorm of electrical and chemical activity that is the brain’s environment. You act as leader, inventor, teacher, and user of your brain, all at once. Practice self-awareness and as you do, your brain will evolve."
-- "Super ... Views:190
Live the Life you want by Tapping into the Wonders of your Brain
When I became a teenager, heading toward Adult life I had some very definite ideas of how I wanted to live my life.
I wanted to marry someone that I truly loved and who loved me, as well as like me:
I wanted to do ... Views:207
What Is The Spiritual Life? Part Three.
In Parts 1 and 2 of What Is The Spiritual Life, we discovered that THE SPIRIT LIFE
is not depended on any external circumstances or situations.
A person begins to live THE SPIRITUAL LIFE the moment he realizes and accepts the fact that he is not ... Views:170