Is Alcoholism Hereditary and What Factors Contribute to It?

A drinking problem is one which people who crave alcohol wish they didn't have. Is alcoholism hereditary or is it caused by other factors? Alcohol consumption is dangerous when it becomes excessive. We explore whether alcoholism is hereditary and list the factors that contribute to excessive drinking. This article suggests a few ways to help your loved ones cope with alcoholism as well. What…

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Scottish Doctors Recognize the Benefits of Nature and Can Now Prescribe it to Their Patients

There are so many benefits of nature that it would do you some good to get out there right now if you can. It may go deeper than just enjoying the great outdoors as nature can now be prescribed to patients in the same way a medication has been. Scottish doctors are recognizing how important it is to get outside and the benefits of nature…

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Alcohol and Anxiety: Why Do You Feel Anxious After Drinking?

You sip that glass of red wine because you want to relieve some of your troubles, but it doesn't work. What you lack is knowledge about alcohol and anxiety. Many of us are unaware of the impact of their worries on their level of intoxication. Alcohol consumption and anxiety go hand-in-hand, and we explain why. The Link Between Between Alcohol and Anxiety A…

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6 Important Things in Life Today’s Society Often Makes Us Forget About

With constant pressure to live up to other people’s expectations, we are quick to forget the important things in life. The rise of social media and constant connection to other people has made us now more than ever attuned to what society wants from us. We focus on how others look, how others act, and what others achieve and forget the important things…

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How to Use Mindfulness for Anxiety with 6 Effective Techniques

Anxiety is one of the hardest conditions to treat or understand. However, approaching anxiety with mindfulness is simple and quite effective. This is because mindfulness means facing the issue with the idea of being aware of your surroundings only at the present time. Being here, now, is key to staying grounded in your thoughts. Now, mind you, mindfulness is not a magic pill.…

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Neurosis Symptoms and Causes and How to Spot the Early Signs of It

Neurosis is a term that describes an underlying psychological problem. So are there neurosis symptoms and is it possible to detect these signs? Before we explore neurosis symptoms and their causes, let’s look at how the term came about. The term neurosis was first coined by a Scottish doctor, Dr. William Kullen. He used it to describe any ailment where there was no…

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10 Feel Good Foods That Will Instantly Boost Your Mood

Are you always crabby? Certain foods might be what you need to lift you out of the dumps and make you feel good again. Can what you eat change the way you feel? We answer this question and introduce you to a few feel good foods that have the potential to put you on cloud nine. Can What You Eat Affect Your Happiness?…

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Attachment Disorder in Adults: Causes, Signs and Ways to Heal

Attachment disorder in adults typically starts during the most formative years in childhood. It can be due to poor attachments to our mothers and fathers, which can include poor parenting or separation such as divorce or death. It can also be due to physical or sexual abuse. We learn from our primary caregivers how to form meaningful relationships so if they, for whatever…

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12 Migraine Triggers You Didn’t Know Might Be Responsible for Your Pain

No one likes migraines. The pain in your head can be unbearable and disruptive. Migraine triggers can be confusing. At the same time, it's not easy to tell the difference between migraines and headaches. Life Advancer explains the difference and introduces a few remedies for your painful migraines. What's the difference between a migraine and a headache? 1. Headaches These do what the…

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Driving Phobia: Why It Affects Some People and How to Cope with It

You are a competent driver, but occasionally cramp up behind the wheel. What you may have is driving phobia. Don't feel embarrassed if you have this condition because it affects more people than you may think. Life Advancer explains what it is, why some people have it, and how to cope with it. What Is Driving Phobia? As its name implies, this type…

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