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Month: August 2015

Why Falling In Love Clouds Our Judgment

Why Falling In Love Clouds Our Judgment

By Professor Kimberly Resnick Anderson The chemicals of a hopeless romantic. Love is a many-splendored thing. And falling in love is certainly one of life’s most exquisite experiences. Falling in love makes people feel optimistic, energetic, and euphoric. All good stuff. But it also clouds our judgment, causing us to make impulsive, something risky decisions. So, what’s really happening to our brains when we fall in love? Many neurochemical changes unfold as soon as we think we’ve met our “soul…

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4 Nutrition Rules That Make Eating Healthy Extremely Easy

4 Nutrition Rules That Make Eating Healthy Extremely Easy

DAILY HEALTH POST, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 The old adage “do as I say, not as I do” comes to mind when people pose questions about health; everyone lately seems to be doling out advice: doctors, dietitians, nutritionists, health advocates, bloggers, magazines, your next door neighbor…Who should you listen to? Heed advice from people who look like they are living it. If they look well, feel well, and are aging well, they obviously have to be doing something right. Take any…

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12 Commandments for a Happy Life and Soul

12 Commandments for a Happy Life and Soul

Posted: 08/18/2015    Elyse Santilli 1. Choose happiness. Radiate it. Happiness is a choice and an energy you can cultivate on a daily basis. Do your best to live in high vibration energy like love, peace, fun and joy — for your own wellbeing and fulfillment, and for the positive ripple effect it has on those around you and the entire world. Bring a sense of play, delight, awe and enthusiasm to your daily life and tasks. Decide that no…

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Pass The Ice Cream, Bridget Jones: Men Take Breakups Harder Than We Think

Pass The Ice Cream, Bridget Jones: Men Take Breakups Harder Than We Think

By Yanan Wang    August 20, 2015 You know the scene: A forlorn young woman walks to the fridge, grabs a pint of Ben & Jerry’s and eats straight from the container, dripping spoon in hand. The audience gets the message loud and clear: This girl’s been dumped. Meanwhile, her ex-boyfriend is probably shrugging off the split and hitting the nearest bar, looking for an immediate rebound. When it comes to breakups, we tend to think that women are devastated…

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Can What You Eat Affect Your Mental Health?

Can What You Eat Affect Your Mental Health?

By Kelli Miller    WebMD Health News     Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD Aug. 20, 2015 – What’s for dinner? The question is popping up in an unexpected place – the psychiatrist’s office. More research is finding that a nutritious diet isn’t just good for the body; it’s great for the brain, too. The knowledge is giving rise to a concept called “nutritional (or food) psychiatry.” “Traditionally, we haven’t been trained to ask about food and nutrition,” says psychiatrist…

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5 Ways to Create Lasting Change in Your Life

5 Ways to Create Lasting Change in Your Life

Posted: 08/20/2015  When you think about how hard it is to make changes in your life, you’re tempted to give up before you even start. It’s easier to coast through a good enough life. Everywhere you look, another person or situation trying to convince you a mediocre life is perfectly fine. In one of her songs, Taylor Swift says, “People throw rocks at things that shine.” Marianne Williamson is famous for saying, “Our deepest fear is not that we are…

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Raising Vibrations: How To Be The Change You Want To See In The World

Raising Vibrations: How To Be The Change You Want To See In The World

By Nanice Ellis      Contributing Writer for Wake Up World We hear it all the time, “Be the change you want to see in the world” – but what does it really mean? And how do we go about making it happen? If you are reading this far, you are likely an evolutionary pioneer, paradigm trend setter, or what I call a consciousness shifter. However you see yourself, you know that you came here to make a difference, and…

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10 Ways To Make Your Life Better, Starting Today

10 Ways To Make Your Life Better, Starting Today

9. Learn to honor yourself. The world is full of opportunities, but sometimes too much thinking can get in the way. Changing your life for the better is about picking a destination and taking one step at a time to get there. If you try to take shortcuts, you may actually end up making your journey longer and more arduous. Getting serious about making improvements is a great start, and taking action is the next important step. Here, then, are…

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Healthy Breakfast: Quick, Flexible Options

Healthy Breakfast: Quick, Flexible Options

These healthy out-of-the-box options will fuel you up without slowing you down. By Mayo Clinic Staff It might be the last thing on your morning to-do list, or worse, it might not be on your list at all. But a healthy breakfast refuels your body, jump-starts your day and may even benefit your overall health. So don’t skip this meal — it may be more important than you think. These quick and flexible options give you plenty of ways to…

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10 Things to Accept Before You Can Love Unconditionally

10 Things to Accept Before You Can Love Unconditionally

We spend so much time building relationships with others that we often forget the most important relationship is the one we build with ourselves. Putting other’s needs before our own is setting a precedent that chips away at the core of who we are. And we do it not realizing that loving ourselves for who we are is the best present we can give to those people that matter most to us. With that in mind… HERE ARE 10 THINGS…

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