Wellness

How Your Diet Can Cause Or Prevent Depression

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There is no shortage of articles on the internet that links depression to either low self-esteem or bad childhood experiences. And while these opinions may be true, there is another cause of depression that has nothing to do with your psychology. Ted Dinan, a brain-intestinal axis researcher at University College Cork, experimented to understand how …

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Three Simple Habits That Make You Sleep Better According to Experts

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There is no tissue or process within your brain and your body that doesn’t benefit from sleep. Sleeping is the bedrock of our health. Even a healthy habit like exercising becomes less efficient when you’re not getting adequate sleep. For instance, as sleep expert Matthew Walker explained, if you’re trying to lose weight but not …

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Anti-Aging Experts Reveal How to Live Longer and Reverse Your Age

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The only reason we age is that our repair systems become complacent. What is beneficial to you when you’re young may come back to haunt you when you’re old. And this is because our repair systems are at their best when we are young. Most species only live as long as they need to reproduce. …

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Harvard Psychologist on How to Use Negative Emotions to Your Advantage

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Depression is now the leading cause of disability globally. It has outstripped cancer and heart disease and gone right to the top. Why? We’ve reached an age where there is incredible complexity. Technology has outstripped our capacity to thrive psychologically. Hence, the skill of being able to be with oneself in healthy ways is now …

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A Brain Surgeon’s Guide to Reduce the Risk of Dementia

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“When someone has dementia,” Dr. Henry Brodaty, a world-leading authority on aging and dementia, said, “the person’s brain shrinks to half its size.” Though most people don’t have dementia later in life, it’s still among the top worries of most elderly people. It affects about 50 million people around the world, and based on the …

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11 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Phone Addiction And Improve Your Life

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A phone is a perfect antidote to a very prominent flaw of human nature — our inherent inability to handle boredom. We quickly become addicted because a phone offers us distraction in whatever way we want it.  From booty pics, video games, to the perfect lives of celebrities portrayed on Instagram, your phone helps to …

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What Self-Awareness Really Means And The Right Way to Build It

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Over the years, with the world becoming increasingly complex and with stronger forms of distractions, the need to be able to maintain balance within ourselves has become a top priority.  The idea is that though we don’t have control over outside events, if we can, through self-awareness, control our internal state, then we will have …

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30 Self-Awareness Quotes That Will Change How You See yourself

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Self-awareness is the foundation for a balanced life. It is no wonder why the Greek maxim, “Know thyself” has remained relevant for so long. Though we all know and appreciate the idea of “knowing oneself,” self-knowledge is rare because it requires a conscious effort to understand yourself. It takes courage to be able to look …

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The Importance Of Music: 6 Surprising Benefits Of Listening To Music

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We all love music because it represents order. The very kind we crave in our lives.  The writer and philosopher, Kahlil Gibran once eloquently said that “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” Anyone who has listened to good music or has a favorite playlist …

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