Christina L.

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About Christina L.

Christina is a psychology student with a passion for books, good food and movies. She can often be found reading self-help articles snuggled up in bed with a cup of coffee or writing about anything and everything in a quiet cafe somewhere.

Dog People Have a Lot of Friends, Cat People Tend to Be Single, Facebook Study Reveals

By | 2017-09-05T00:56:51+00:00 November 5th, 2016|Categories: Animals, Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , , , |

There is a lot of stigma surrounding cat people and dog people, and it seems that people just can’t like both. There have been many psychology articles that detail the different ways in which dog people and cat people think, and their personality types. Mainly, dog people are more extroverted whereas cat people are more introverted. A recent Facebook study has found that stereotype to be, for the most part, true. Facebook carried out a study on over 160,000 American profiles, using object recognition technology

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10 Struggles of People Who Seem Emotionally Detached but Are Secretly Affectionate

By | 2017-11-19T13:17:42+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , |

Are you that one emotionally detached person who at the same is affectionate? Having two separate sides to your personality can be difficult. Particularly when you’re an emotionally detached person, hard shell on the outside and secretly affectionate on the inside, with few special people. Here are ten struggles only those people face: 1. People base your relationship on your level of PDA People may assume that since you’re not all over your partner in public, that you aren’t that into them or that you’re

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4 Benefits of Being a Cat Owner – Proven by Science!

By | 2016-10-15T20:17:52+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Categories: Animals, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Are you the kind of person who enjoys watching cat videos on Youtube? Well, actually those who do experience positive mood shifts and a boost of energy, a new study has found. The argument over being a cat or a dog person has been around as long as the animals themselves. But did you know that there are actually scientifically proven benefits to being a cat owner? 1. Cats are better for the environment than dogs The food we feed our animals can actually have

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Dog’s Heart Rate Syncs up with Their Owner’s, Study Finds

By | 2017-12-02T18:52:44+00:00 June 13th, 2016|Categories: Animals, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Your dog's heart rate decreases and your pet feels less anxious when being close to you. The same happens to you! It’s no secret that the dog is man’s best friend and there can be no bond stronger than that of canine and owner. New studies have actually confirmed that there may be a biological reason for this deep connection that we hadn’t previously realized. Unsurprisingly, when greeted by our dogs, our stress levels diminish, our blood pressure drops and our heart rate slows down. Our

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Vegetarians Are More Intelligent and Empathetic Than Meat-Eaters, Study Shows

By | 2017-11-18T13:08:42+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Natural Health, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

Vegetarians are more likely to have high intelligence and empathy skills, a new study found. Although vegetarianism and veganism are becoming more popular, particularly in health-conscious areas such as LA, there are still a lot of people who have doubts over plant-based diets. However, recent studies [1] by the National Child Development Study have actually shown that more intelligent individuals are more likely to become Vegetarians than their lesser-intelligent meat-loving counterparts. The researchers used 11 different cognitive tests during their study and it was found

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5 Ways to Know You Have Met Your Twin Flame

By | 2016-10-15T20:19:06+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , |

Sometimes a person will come into your life and you instantly feel a deep connection with them. You’re comfortable with them from the moment you meet and you have the same thoughts, opinions, and feelings about everything – this is your twin flame. If you’ve met your twin flame already, chances are you will identify with the following points, if not – don’t worry, your twin flame is out there waiting for you to stumble into their life. You have a similar sense of humor.

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5 Reasons Why Introverts Make the Best Life Partners

By | 2017-12-02T18:27:02+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , , , |

Introverts are known for being shy, socially anxious reclusive; however, this isn’t necessarily true. Sure, some people may also have these traits but more often than not, it isn’t the case. The real defining point of whether somebody is an introvert or an extrovert is how they gain their energy – around people or alone. Introverts prefer to spend their time alone to recharge, but there are also some traits that are common amongst introverts that make them the best life partners. 1. Introverts love

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Who Loves Us More: Cats or Dogs? Scientists Now Have a Definite Answer

By | 2017-09-07T22:58:36+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Categories: Animals|Tags: , , |

There has been a debate amongst pet owners stretching back centuries – the debate asks one simple question: cats or dogs. It has divided people and a lot of owners claim to be either a dog person or cat person, and never the two shall mix. Although humans either love cats or dogs, neuroscientists have now discovered which species actually loves us more. This finding was recently discussed in depth on the BBC2 show ‘Cats v. Dogs’ hosted by animal lovers and displaying findings from

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