Fasting has become very popular, but it's not just nutrition fasting that can improve your health: Dopamine fasting can too. Things like intermittent fasting have become very popular in the last few years. This is a time-restricted form of eating that can have some tremendous health benefits including weight loss, better hormonal profiles, better insulin sensitivity, along with improved cognitive function. When it comes to your mental health and overall well-being, the same fasting approach might work well but done with dopamine. This article will
Whether you’ve just gone through a breakup or lost an important friend, the grief you feel is very real and can seem to last forever if you stay focused on someone. Sometimes, you just can't stop thinking about your ex-friend or lover who is not a part of your life anymore. The fact is, breakups and losing friends is a painful but inevitable part of life and one that we all must learn how to navigate with finesse and skill. Here are five tips for
The beauty industry is worth billions of dollars just in the US. But do today’s beauty trends really help women become more attractive or do they ruin their self-esteem and perception of themselves? Do they help us uncover our authentic inner beauty or force us into striving for its fake superficial version? Today’s society thrives on the cult of fakeness – fake beauty, fake kindness, fake relationships. Being an authentic version of yourself seems to be out of fashion. We need to live, look and
Some people are not always easy to deal with, and it can be hard to know exactly what constitutes clingy and hard to deal with it. No one wants to be the clingy one in a relationship, nor do they want to deal with this type of people. It can be hard to know what to do or how to deal with clingy people. Sometimes because we may not realize someone is clingy before it is too late. Sometimes it’s because we aren’t sure what
The combination of social media and relationships can be damaging, to say the least. A certain amount of genuine connection can be lost. Finding love and keeping love in today’s world is difficult. When it comes to social media, there are twice the amount of issues than before love was displayed online. Let's face it, putting a spotlight on relationships and being available to the world changes things and tests the strength of unions. How social media affects love Social media has done good things
An emotional affair can be just as dangerous and destructive to a relationship as a physical one. It is a sign that your partner feels unfulfilled in the relationship as it currently stands. There are, however, distinct differences between an emotional affair and a physical affair, which is the reason that people react to them differently. Many see emotional affairs as simply a symptom of a problem within the relationship rather than actually cheating, but either way, it means there is an issue that needs
Internet addiction is one of the numerous mental health conditions that affect people today. It makes sense why, since we live in the society which cultivates a constant need for validation. Without a doubt, the internet and social media have changed the way we live. However, there’s definitely a dark side to the internet, and prolonged social media use can oftentimes be quite damaging. Just think about the addictive reward cycles of notifications and likes. You can easily find yourself spending more time online than
Some people are notorious for poor online conduct. The sweet-tempered secretary who greets you at the office may have a nasty online persona. She is among the social media users who behave one way online, and quite another off. Why the 'split personality'? What are the effects of errant conduct on Facebook and Twitter? Why do people misbehave on social media? Psychologists attribute it to the Online Disinhibition Effect. Simply put, being on the internet and social media allows people to do as they please.