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The Effects of Stress on Your Health and Well-Being: What You Need to Know

By |2018-03-28T15:40:35+00:00February 27th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , |

Research institutions from around the world have been making progress in understanding the effects of stress on the human body and their link with a variety of health problems. Stress has been linked to increased rates of heart disease, digestive issues, asthma, and various types of addiction. It is important to recognize the signs that you are being negatively affected by stress and learn which techniques will best help you pivot away from negative soothing behaviors in favor of those that will improve your overall

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How to Boost Your Physical and Emotional Well-Being with These 5 Tips

By |2018-02-09T15:00:17+00:00February 18th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , |

The key to having the highest quality of life will rest in feeling as well as possible. This means taking care of your both your physical and emotional well-being. There are certain things you can do on a daily basis that will allow you to have a more positive outlook and be healthier, as well as happier when you put these to work. Knowing specific tips that can help you reach physical and emotional well-being on a routine basis is sure to be ideal. Tip

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Top 10 Happiest Countries in the World: What Is Their Secret?

By |2018-10-17T06:48:25+00:00February 9th, 2017|Categories: Environment & Planet, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Which are the happiest countries on Earth? You may be surprised by what really makes people who live in these countries feel happy. You might have read many theories about happiness and its definition. But basically, it can be broken down into two theories; Happy people accept the bad things that happen to them and believe that they will survive no matter what. This behavior could explain why the island countries such as Vanuatu stay profoundly happy places even after great natural disasters. This country

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7 Reasons Why You Should Smile More, According to Science

By |2018-10-17T06:54:22+00:00February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that when you smile more, you are actually improving your mental and physical health? The founder of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud claimed that laughter releases a large energy surplus which remains imprisoned in the body. Also, the great philosopher and philologist Friedrich Nietzsche believed those who smile more protect their sanity, which is disturbed by two dangerous emotions, fear, and anger. It is scientifically proven that laughter helps to our body to produce substances which cause euphoria. When we laugh, we breathe more air

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

By |2018-08-22T17:13:28+00:00February 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 is no better. The morning is spent forcing our eyes to stay open while we

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Overcoming Social Anxiety: Signs, Symptoms, and Techniques

By |2018-04-03T14:31:08+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social life|Tags: , , , , |

In this infographic, you will learn everything you need to know about overcoming social anxiety. Social anxiety is more than just being shy or getting butterflies before a social outing, speech, or interview. You might be avoiding certain situations because it causes too much stress and you might excessively worry about what people might think of you. You might limit the number of social interactions you must encounter and your friendships suffer or simply don’t exist. Perhaps you turn to drug or alcohol use to cope with feelings

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4 Signs That You Are Being Taken for Granted and What You Can Do about It

By |2018-07-08T08:58:57+00:00September 16th, 2016|Categories: Personal Growth, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Do you feel that you are being taken for granted by your relationship? Whether at work or in your personal life, people may take you for granted. It’s never a nice feeling, and it could seriously affect your mental well-being as well as your relationships. Check out these signs to find out if you are being taken for granted – and see how you can stop it from continuing: 1. You are putting more in than you are getting back One of the key signs of

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Why 6 Hours of Sleep Is as Bad as No Sleep at All

By |2018-10-17T06:39:23+00:00July 19th, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |

A new study showed that a person taking 6 hours of sleep functions just as bad as someone who stayed awake. Studies over the years have all declared different figures for the optimum number of hours of sleep we should be getting every night. It’s often after a good solid eight hours of sleep we feel rested and rejuvenated. For some, six hours is enough for them to get on with their busy lives. However, a sleep study undertaken by the University of Pennsylvania showed

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