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Stop And Pay Attention; Your Life Is Passing You By

Stop And Pay Attention; Your Life Is Passing You By

Do we ever stop what we are doing to simply listen to the wind soughing through the trees outside the window? Or do we ever stop to smell the freshly mown lawn next door? Why is it that we are all forever rushing along, never stopping, never talking a moment to pause and appreciate the […]

Support Groups Can Help During Tough Economic Times

Support Groups Can Help During Tough Economic Times

You would be hard pressed to find someone who is not experiencing some level of stress and anxiety because of the current world financial situation. A number of support groups have begun which exist especially to help people with this particular type of stress. Economic anxiety may emerge as feelings of despair, anxiety, and being […]

How To Manage Your Anger Through Your Diet?

How To Manage Your Anger Through Your Diet?

Stress is closely related to anger, and where there is one, the other will follow immediately behind. It is imperative to one’s health and well being that one learns to control one’s stress and the anger caused by the stress, so that one is able to develop the much coveted ability to let go of […]

Good Jokes Cure Bad Moods

Good Jokes Cure Bad Moods

After a tiring day at workplace or a nasty interchange with store clerk, a great joke often quickly lift us to a good mood. Recently, Dutch researchers found the reason behind this and how a great joke helps us to turn out a negative mood. Madelijn Strick, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher at Radboud University in […]

Worrying Tendencies May Lead To Earlier Mortality

Worrying Tendencies May Lead To Earlier Mortality

Recent studies found that personality traits associated with worries and stress can lead to hazardous health problems. Having worrying tendencies or stressful behaviors can also lead to earlier death because people with stressful personality traits are more likely to engage themselves in unhealthy habits such as smoking or drugs. Daniel K. Mroczek, a professor of […]

Addiction Treatment With Heroin Injections Seems Possible

Addiction Treatment With Heroin Injections Seems Possible

Canadian research suggest that for heroin addiction treatment, injections with heroin as active ingredient work effective than oral methadone. But, researchers warned that such kind of treatment carries a risk of seizures and overdose. So, it is recommended that the injections should only be given in a specialized medical setting. Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes of the University […]

A Different Perspective On Problem Solving

A Different Perspective On Problem Solving

When you are faced with a problem, remember that the problem you are facing can help you grow stronger. Just as physical exercise helps your body grow stronger, solving problems can help your mind grow stronger. Your ultimate goal when solving a problem should not be just finding a quick answer, or even a perfect […]

How You Can Solve The Conflicts In Your Marriage?

How You Can Solve The Conflicts In Your Marriage?

When two people live together in a marriage, there is bound to be any number of disagreements and open conflicts, and it may be up to the partners to try to bring about a solution to the conflicts, or just ignore them and keep on living a life of tension and unease. Although there may […]