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“The worst times can be the best if you think with positive energy.”  – Domenico Dolce Have you wondered what exactly is positive energy? According to Annie’s Hallmark, “Positive energy is the natural energy that supports life.  Ancients commonly referred to this energy as “chi” or “prana,” but today science refers to this as “vital force.” Feeling low or negative is a normal thing that happens with all of the ups and downs that life has to offer. It can…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

People who complain online are more likely to suffer from anxiety, depression, and stress. Laughing lowers stress hormones and strengthens the immune system by releasing health-enhancing hormones.   Psychology says; People tend to value memories more than actual people. Sometimes you miss the memories, not the actual person. Drinking cold water can help you lose weight naturally and speeds up your metabolism.     ~ Happy Friday!~  source @Fact twitter.com/Fact

Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Hitting snooze on your alarm can make you more tired than if you had gotten up right away. We are subconsciously more attracted to people who have the same taste in music as we do. Warm colors such as yellow, orange and red make you hungry – Which is why many fast food restaurants are yellow, orange and red. Couples who spend at least 10 minutes a day laughing together are more likely to have a stronger relationship. Happy Friday!…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

If someone truly loves you, they tend to hug you for at least 5 seconds or more. Changing how you walk affects your mood. Studies show that the walking through a doorway causes memory lapses, which is why we walk into another room, only to forget why we did. Emotions are contagious. Unpleasant or negative emotions are more contagious than neutral or positive emotions. Coffee is the second most traded commodity on Earth after oil. 1% of people are addicted…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Coffee improves short term memory, creativity and alertness. Bees are directly responsible for the production of 70% of fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nuts that we consume on a daily basis. Faking a smile will actually boost your mood.   Chocolate, sex and laughter are all key to a healthy brain. North American school buses are yellow because humans see yellow faster than any other color, which is important for avoiding accidents. Eating strawberries can improve vision and also help to…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Washing your hands makes you more optimistic. 11% of the world is left-handed. It takes 5 different parts of your brain for you to understand and laugh at a joke. Our brains have a negativity bias and will remember negative memories more than good ones. This helps us to better protect ourselves. It’s ok and “I’m fine” are the two most common lies spoken in the world. A protein in human saliva called histatin can help wounds heal faster. A…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Our brains do not recognize people by their entire face, but from their eyes and other key features on the person’s face. Chocolate is good for your teeth. It can help fight against bacteria in the mouth and stop dental decay. People who laugh more are able to tolerate pain better, both physical and emotional. A study has confirmed that British people have the world’s sexiest accents.   Chocolate is good for your teeth. It can help fight against bacteria…

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Take Time Out For Yourself This Christmas

Take Time Out For Yourself This Christmas

A mental health charity is urging people to give themselves the gift of time and kindness this Christmas.  The message, from Washington Mind, comes with only days to go until the big day, and the pressure of trying to make it perfect could mean some people are well on the way to reaching their breaking point. It is so important to give yourself permission to take time out. Jacqui Reeves  People are being encouraged to take a step back and…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

  People are more likely to cry at night  because the lack of sleep makes emotions hard to control.   An Oxford University study has found that for every person you fall in love with and accommodate into your life  you lose two close friends.   A pizza delivery is more likely to arrive to your home  sooner than an ambulance in a case of an emergency.   Eating celery is technically exercise. When you eat celery,  you burn more…

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What Self-Care Is — and What It Isn’t

What Self-Care Is — and What It Isn’t

When asked the question: “Do you take care of yourself?” most of us will answer yes — we’d even think, “What kind of question is this? Of course I care about myself.” When asked, “In what ways do you take care of yourself?” — well, that’s where the tricky part begins. What is self-care? Self-care is any activity that we deliberately do in order to take care of our mental, emotional and physical health. Although it’s a simple idea in…

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