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Mental Wellness

5 Surprising Facts About Anger

What makes you angry? The injustices of the world? The jerk who stole your parking space? The spouse who won't get off the couch? Whatever brings out the ire, it's safe to say that you're not the only…

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The Effects of Compassionate Presence on People in Comas

Have you ever wondered if someone in a near death state could hear your words or feel your presence? Clues to the mystery of transition from earthly life are offered in accounts by individuals wh…

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The Surprising Reason Chocolate is SO Darn Healthy

Chocolate is something of a miracle food -- it can ease depression, boost circulation, lower blood pressure, and even help you lose weight. In a strange correlation, it could even make you more likely…

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School Condones Bullying, Blames Victim

After nine-year old Grayson Bruce was bullied for his "My Little Pony" backpack, school officials told him to leave the bag at home as it was causing a distraction. In a news report, Grayson's mom rep…

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5 Signs Your Relationship is Taking a Toll on Your Mental Health

Hopefully, if you're in a relationship, it's a healthy and loving one. But if your love life seems to be taking a toll on your mental health, you may want to start digging for the exact cause and star…

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Walk Your Way to a Bigger, Better Brain

We don’t often think about taking our brain on a brisk walk or run but that’s the advice British researchers are offering after studying the potential benefits of exercise for staving off dementia. …

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Why Confident Seniors Stay Healthier, Longer

It's not surprising that mentally feeling better about oneself can translate to enhanced physical wellbeing, but new research from Concordia University confirms that the connection between confidence …

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Science of Kindness – Increase Your Health

It is said kindness is its own reward; it is love in action. But did you also know that kindness is also joy fulfilled? We devote great effort and time to the pursuit of joy. Those who show kindnes…

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How to Eat to Manage Your Mental Health

Robert Hedaya tried everything in mainstream psychiatry's toolbox to treat a patient with panic disorder, including cognitive behavioral therapy and a series of prescribed medications. She was still h…

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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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time to follow the EU--it seems like the number of people requiring dialysis is on the rise here

Do ya have to rinse in salty water, if ya use it as a fabric dye? I vaguely remember something abou…