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Mental Wellness

5 Lessons You Can Take From Daylight Saving Time

Did you struggle to wake up on time today? If you live in an area that follows†Daylight Saving Time (Sunday, March 9, for many in North America), you may have felt the time change. As I wrote when …

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Effects of Stress on Memory and Cognitive Functions

Having a well-functioning memory is something we may think about more and more as we age. Memory and other cognitive processes can gradually diminish as many grow older, but research in the last sever…

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Study: Excess Fat May Make Us Forgetful

For a long time, scientists thought that while excess fat causes problems in many parts of the body, the mind was exempt. After all, there are no fat cells in the brain, and the protective blood-brain…

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The Most Damaging Words You Can Tell Your Son (Video)

What happens when you're constantly told "stop crying," "be a man," or "man up"? Watch how certain words and expectations around masculinity are damaging young boys. We hope everyone who has a son…

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5 Life Lessons From Women in History

There are many things that our female ancestors had to endure that we take for granted now: the inability to vote or to hold public office, to own property, to get a formal education, to work, choose …

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4 Tips to Turn Insight Into Action

Most of us have good insights about what we need to change. But those pesky repeating mental patterns that result in stress, damaged relationships or other unwanted outcomes can make it difficult t…

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Defeat the Zombie Apocalypse with Mindfulness

I donít want to scare you, but have you seen the zombies? They are everywhere, youíll find them in your town, in your street, and thereís every chance that youíll wake up in the morning with one sl…

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How a Healing Space Design Soothed This Breast Cancer Victim

My name is Robert F. Esterley III. My friend, Sherri Eberhart, allowed me the opportunity to create a healing space for her during the final months of her battle against breast cancer. Hereís our s…

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How to Handle the Stress of Credit Card Debt

Credit-card spending can be like eating potato chips. You usually feel worse after indulging, but it can be fiendishly difficult to stop. And when thereís nothing else in the cupboard to eat, chips fo…

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10 Ways Mindfulness Turns Fear Into An Ally

At first glance you might not put mindfulness and fear together, or think that one can counterbalance the other. But while mindfulness invites us to be present with fear rather than run from it, it al…

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