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6 Mood-Boosting Foods

  Can you eat your way to a better mood? More and more scientific research is saying so. Maintaining a healthy and balanced diet is important for your general health, so why should it be any d…

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Reduce Anxiety with These Natural Lifestyle Tips

Millions of Americans live with anxiety, and far too few are getting any help in managing the stress. For some, anxiety is induced situationally. For others, anxieties may be part of a mental disorder…

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Do Video Games Make Us More Intelligent?

The video game industry is among the most profitable sectors of the overarching entertainment industry and has grown staggeringly over the past decades. While music and film struggle amid piracy and p…

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Lessons From The Germanwings Crash: We Need to Stop Stigmatizing Mental Health

The tragic Germanwings Airbus A320 crash in the French Alps took on a terrible new dimension when it was revealed that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may have intentionally orchestrated the fatal descent. Pr…

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The Surprising Natural Remedy for Anxiety

When you think of anxiety, you probably think of work stress, home stress, and family stress. You probably never consider what happens in your gut as a relevant factor for your emotional health. But a…

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8 Surprising Signs of Depression

Depression is so much more than feeling down -- it can wreak havoc on nearly every aspect of a person's life. And, sadly, even people in the throes of a deep, debilitating depression don't always real…

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The Simple Workplace Exercise With Huge Benefits

Plenty has been said about the benefits of standing while you work, as well as the downfalls of sitting too much. However, not as much has been revealed about the benefits of walking while you work. …

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Resisting Resistance: Letting Go in the Fall

Every year, I resist the change of season. In the fall, I witness nature as it transforms from shades of green into shocking reds and vibrant oranges and impossible hues of red-orange and almost pu…

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Your Inner Child Was Right—Whirling Your Body is Good for You

Many of us felt the exhilaration of spinning in circles as a child. What we may not have realized is that spinning your body like a top may actually be good for you. Based on the centuries-old Sufi ri…

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Fruits & Vegetables May Have a Larger Mental Impact Than We Thought

It's common knowledge that eating your fruits and vegetables does a body good. But what about your mind? Does what you eat have any effect on your mental well being? According to new research, it j…

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