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Is Chocolate Good for You? Here Is What Science Has to Say

By | 2017-07-09T21:22:18+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There are so many delicious ways to consume chocolate, from ice cream to cake, to the classic chocolate bar. But is chocolate good for you? If you’re a true chocoholic, you know that other flavors like vanilla or cookie dough just won’t do! Whether we’re talking candy or pudding, chocolate is the only acceptable flavor. Well, for you chocolate lovers out there, here is some great news. When you ask,

6 Self-Care Activities to Brighten Your Day

By | 2017-06-15T16:51:07+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

There are some essential self-care activities that can significantly improve the quality of your life and make you feel better. Everyone’s schedule gets hectic from time to time. Sometimes it feels like you’re caught in a hamster wheel that you can’t get out of. Over time, stress builds and begins to wear on our bodies and minds. Follow these self-care activities to have a better and brighter schedule. 1. Meditate

3 Popular Drugs You Had No Idea Caused Memory Loss

By | 2017-05-29T17:33:45+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Memory loss has been common to many people, especially to those at old age. Also referred to as amnesia, it occurs when an individual loses the ability to remember information and events that they would typically be able to recall. In many occasions, memory loss occurs in such a way that a person cannot remember things that happened just seconds or minutes ago. According to studies, memory loss worsens over

Why is Music Important to Human Beings?

By | 2017-04-23T23:46:35+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Inspirational, Personal Growth|Tags: , , , |

It’s a question which makes us dig deeper into who we are. “Why is music important to human beings?” Maybe it’s just like breathing. Although music is an artform, it’s so much more than that. It reaches places where no ordinary mode of speech can travel, and it brings out things that we never knew existed within ourselves. It is almost as if music hypnotizes and pulls hidden tokens from our past

How to Keep Your Gray Matter Sharp with These Apps and Gadgets

By | 2017-04-05T20:03:36+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Categories: Science & Technology, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Commonly referred to as Goldfish Memory Syndrome, it’s estimated up to a third of women find it almost impossible to retain and remember new information. We all have gray matter in our brain, and it’s this that controls information processing and memory function. But if not nurtured properly or unstimulated, the gray matter in the brain can lose its sharpness, causing the individual to become less alert. Unable to focus

How Learning a New Language Rewires Your Brain

By | 2017-03-04T23:20:39+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Learning a new language alters the very structure of your brain – here is how! Language is one of the great gifts humans possess. It allows us to cooperate and communicate in ways that no other animals on Earth have managed to do. There are thousands of human languages in the world and many humans speak quite a few of them. Then you get monolingual people, who only know one

Here Is What a Lack of Sleep Does to Your Body – and How to Avoid It

By | 2017-02-01T21:01:55+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |

Lack of sleep has some long-term effects to our brain function and overall wellbeing. As a writer, I've had my share of late nights before early mornings. I think we've all done it at some point. We tell ourselves, “Just one more episode/chapter.” or, “I'll stay for a little.” We mean well.  Then 5 hours later our eyes sting with the strain of keeping them open. The next day at work

Does Cannabis Help You Think Creative? Here Is What Science Has to Say

By | 2017-01-29T21:14:56+00:00 January 29th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , |

Would you believe that cannabis can actually enhance your mental abilities and make you think creative? Former inquiries into the effects of cannabis on the brain showed that cannabis has the potential to disrupt constructive reasoning while affecting efficiency and output. While an older study of Harvard provided outrageous claims about the effects of cannabis, there have been newest findings published in Frontiers in Pharmacology that indicate the contrary. At

5 Character Traits that Prevent Diseases

By | 2016-10-21T00:27:14+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Natural Health, Personal Growth, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement, Social life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Character traits really can make people less likely to suffer specific serious illnesses, according to a recent study. Holistic medical traditions, such as the Indian Ayurvedic tradition, have long associated character traits with health.Certain links made in these traditions seem to border on the superstitious, Certain links made in these traditions seem to border on the superstitious,  but there is now evidence from conventional science to confirm that behaviors and tendencies can have an

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