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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

  It’s ok and “I’m fine” are the two most common lies spoken in the world. Marijuana was initially made illegal in 1937 by a man who testified the drug made white women want to be with black men.   Giving up alcohol for just one month can improve liver function, decrease blood pressure, and reduce the risk of liver disease and diabetes. Research has shown that people are happiest at 7:26pm on Saturday evening.   ~ Happy Friday!~ source @Fact…

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26 Mind-Blowing Psychology Facts That You Never Knew About People

26 Mind-Blowing Psychology Facts That You Never Knew About People

Learning something new about yourself is always interesting and entertaining. And understanding the psychology behind the way we behave, treat others, and express ourselves can be even more appealing. Today, we have compiled a list of the most surprising psychology facts that can help you better understand yourself and others. Our emotions don’t affect the way we communicate. In fact, the very opposite is true: the way we communicate has an influence on our mood. Any friendship that was born…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

People who speak two languages, may unconsciously change their personality when they switch languages. Cuddling has the same effect on your brain as taking painkillers.   Your mind spends about 70% of it’s time replaying memories and creating scenarios. When a person becomes more likeable because they are clumsy or make mistakes, it’s called the “Pratfall Effect.” Happy Friday!  source:   factualfacts.com   https://twitter.com/Fact   @Fact

Psychologists Explain How to Stay Calm In An Argument

Psychologists Explain How to Stay Calm In An Argument

“Conflict wreaks havoc on our brains. We are groomed by evolution to protect ourselves whenever we sense a threat. In our (world), we don’t fight like a badger with a coyote, or run away like a rabbit from a fox. But our basic impulse to protect ourselves is automatic and unconscious.” – Diane Musho-Hamilton Emotional intelligence (“E.I.”) is defined as “the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others.” A low E.I. generally leads to…

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5 Things Much More Important than Being Right

5 Things Much More Important than Being Right

I really don’t like to be wrong. How about you? Are you someone who wants — even needs — to be right most of the time? All of the time? Do you like to have the last word in a disagreement? Do you get frustrated when others don’t agree with your opinions? I do, much more often than I’d like. And it never feels good. Being right is so overrated, especially when it comes at the expense of basic human…

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Busy Schedules are Putting Children’s Health at Risk

Busy Schedules are Putting Children’s Health at Risk

‘Worry and busyness and stress is robbing children of their peace of mind,’ says child therapist According to child and family therapist Michele Kambolis, children are vulnerable to anxiety and stress preventing them from getting a good night’s sleep. Busy schedules, too many worries and a lack of sleep could be threatening the health of your children, one expert is warning parents. Vancouver-based child and family therapist Michele Kambolis says she often hears from children who say they are working…

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26 Mind-Blowing Psychology Facts That You Never Knew About People

26 Mind-Blowing Psychology Facts That You Never Knew About People

Learning something new about yourself is always interesting and entertaining. And understanding the psychology behind the way we behave, treat others, and express ourselves can be even more appealing. Today, we have compiled a list of the most surprising psychology facts that can help you better understand yourself and others. Any friendship that was born in the period between 16 and 28 years of age is more likely to be robust and long lasting. Women generally prefer men with deep…

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Here’s Exactly How to Tap into Your Intuition for a Happier, Healthier Life

Here’s Exactly How to Tap into Your Intuition for a Happier, Healthier Life

How many times have you said to yourself, “I had a bad feeling about this. I just wish I had listened to my gut!” You don’t have to be a psychic to tune in to your inner voice, and it can help you make better decisions in every area of your life. Are intuition and instinct the same thing? “People who think intuition comes from the unconscious may be confusing it with instinct,” says Seana Moran, EdD, a developmental psychologist…

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 Your Doctor Wishes You Would do These 8 Things

 Your Doctor Wishes You Would do These 8 Things

We polled family doctors from across the country, and they laid down the law on eight things they wish we’d do—or stop doing. According to our panel of general practitioners, Canadians aren’t always doing what they should to make the most of doctor visits—and skipping out on these crucial tactics could lead to a delay in diagnosing serious conditions. Here’s what our experts say you should add to your patient checklist. 1. Stop feeling shy Many of us hesitate to…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Alexithymia describes a person who has a difficult time expressing their feelings to others. Having a large amount of hair on your body is linked to having higher intelligence. Kissing is good for teeth. The anticipation of a kiss increases the flow of saliva to the mouth, giving the teeth a plaque-dispersing bath. If everyone in the world washed their hands properly, we could save 1 million lives a year. Depressed people tend to eat more chocolate. The inventor of…

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