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Textual Healing: Can You Message Your Way to Mental Health?

“Please ask our therapist a question now...” appears in a text box. I don’t know what to type. This day, like most days, I feel pretty neutral. But as soon as I start typing just a few sentences, I re…


How Your Diet May Be Shrinking Your Brain

You might want to rethink that next cola and hamburger as these foods may be shrinking your brain. New research in the online journal BMC Medicine found that the Standard American Diet (SAD) can cause…


3 Visual Experiences That Can Improve Your Health

Your eyes have more of an impact on your overall health than you might realize. And I'm not talking about getting your eyes checked by an optometrist regularly, using protective eyewear when you're ou…


12 Reasons Why You Need a Personal Retreat

Sometimes, life sprints ahead and seems impossibly busy. Whether jobs, running errands or even making time for loved ones, a long to-do list can take over having any time to yourself. For peace of …


5 Unexpected Ways the Fall Weather Benefits Your Health

In many people's minds, fall doesn't exactly strike them as being one of the "healthiest" seasons. Once the shorter days and cooler weather are in full swing, all those fun summer activities tend t…


Science Confirms: ‘Fat Shaming’ Just Makes Things Worse

There has been a lot of talk about “fat shaming” on the internet in the past few weeks. This was sparked by a couple of viral videos, one serious and the other a (bad) joke, that harshly criticized ov…


3 Tips for Taking Better Breaks from Work

Research sheds light on how to be effective at taking breaks throughout the work day. It’s a good habit to take breaks from work, especially if our jobs involve sitting at a desk or staring at a sc…


Science-Backed Ways to Get the Most Out of Music

You don't exactly have to be a scientist to realize that music can profoundly affect your emotions, but it never hurts to gain a better understanding of why that is and how you can take advantage of i…


The Psychology of Poverty (Infographic)

Everyone knows the old saying that "money can't buy happiness;" however, there is a proven link between mental health and income level. Having basic needs met is essential for life. While poverty can …


How to Be Happier at Work (Infographic)

Although working five days a week seems like it can take away valuable time to be doing other things you love, you don't have to dread the full-time work week. There are plenty of ways to make sure th…


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