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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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Defeat the Zombie Apocalypse with Mindfulness

I don’t want to scare you, but have you seen the zombies? They are everywhere, you’ll find them in your town, in your street, and there’s every chance that you’ll wake up in the morning with one sl…

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How Loneliness Makes Us Sick

Obesity may be touted as America’s most pressing health crisis, but loneliness is twice as deadly as carrying around excess weight, according to prominent University of Chicago psychologist, John Caci…

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7 Ways Your Dog Can Improve Your Life

If you are a dog owner, you already know that owning a canine can enrich your life in numerous ways. Here are but a few... Calming. Having a dog can help you deal better with daily stresses. Dogs c…

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7 Reasons You Feel Like A Zombie In The Morning

A few nights ago I stayed up too late, even though I knew I had an early meeting in another town. When I woke up the next morning, I tried to brew a pot of coffee without pouring water into the reserv…

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6 Ways to Beat Blue Monday — the ‘Most Miserable Day’

The holidays are over and it's back to work or school for most people.  And, along with getting back to the routine comes "Blue Monday"—the most miserable day of the year, according to some British re…

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5 Ways to Stop the Holiday Blues

If you are feeling less than cheerful this holiday season, you have a lot of company. There's a lot going on. I am finding more people are on edge, quicker to get irritated and uncertain about the …

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The Shocking Reason More Seniors Are Going to the Doctor

Every day, three out of four doctors in the United Kingdom (UK) see at least one older patient due to a single, surprising complaint: loneliness. Researchers from the Campaign to End Loneliness, a …

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How Your Mind Can Make Your Body Age Faster

The cliché, "You're only as old as you think you are," may actually contain a kernel of truth, according to a group of researchers from the Netherlands who found that people with depression may age mo…

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4 Tricks to Outsmart the Winter Blues

Daylight Savings Time is upon us. That means the holiday season is coming, but that also brings along the cold, dark, shortened days of winter. For many people, this can be a depressing time of year; …

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