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This Year, Consider Giving Presence Instead Of Presents

This Year, Consider Giving Presence Instead Of Presents

During the holiday season, many of us feel pressure to find our loved ones the “perfect” gift. Why? Because gift-giving has long been considered a prime way to express love. However, recent research suggests that gestures don’t need to be large or have a hefty price tag to feel meaningful. The study, published this summer in The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, suggests that small acts of kindness, not grand overtures, make people feel most loved and supported. “Our…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Some studies suggest that eye contact must be made for about 8.2 seconds for that “Love At First Sight” feeling to occur. People who generally walk fast tend to live longer. Avocados, raspberries, almonds, broccoli, spinach, salmon are among the healthiest foods on the planet. Telling the truth when tempted to lie can significantly improve your health.   ~ Happy Friday!~ source @Fact twitter.com/Fact

This 75-Year Harvard Study Found the 1 Secret to Leading a Fulfilling Life

This 75-Year Harvard Study Found the 1 Secret to Leading a Fulfilling Life

Here’s some wisdom gleaned from one of the longest longitudinal studies ever conducted. Prioritizing what’s important is challenging in today’s world. The split focus required to maintain a career and a home, not to mention a Facebook feed, can feel overwhelming. Enter the science of what to prioritize, when. For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional well-being of two populations: 456 poor men growing up in Boston from 1939 to 2014 (the…

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This Is What Happens To Your Brain After A Breakup

This Is What Happens To Your Brain After A Breakup

“Turning on the reward neurons releases repeated floods of the neurotransmitter dopamine. And the dopamine activates circuits inside the brain that create a craving…In the case of romance, the thing you need more of is your beloved.” – Diane Kelly We’re going to assume, at least for the sake of this article, that someone you once loved someone did not end up becoming “the one.” Many people reading this article will concede that a such an unfortunate occasion has happened…

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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

It takes about 7 minutes for the average person to fall asleep. A “gut feeling” is a chemical signal that your stomach creates to warn the brain of danger. Fast food restaurants use yellow, red, and orange because those are the colors that stimulate hunger. In the next 30 seconds, you will, on average, produce 72 million red blood cells, shed 174,000 skin cells, and have 25 thoughts. Studies show those who don’t eat breakfast, or eat it only sometimes,…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

The downside of being shy is that people misjudge you as thinking you’re better than others just because you’re quiet. 91% people skip the first slice of bread, just because it’s ugly. Popcorn is by far the healthiest snack. It builds bone, muscle, tissue, aids digestion, and is good for the teeth. Generally, you should never forget what a person says to you when angry because that’s when the truth finally comes out. According to a study, wishing someone luck…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

North American school buses are yellow because humans see yellow faster than any other color, which is important for avoiding accidents. People fall in love on average 7 times before marriage. Psychologists have found that whenever you’re in a bad mood, you can feel better just by forcing yourself to smile. A teaspoon of honey is actually the lifework of 12 bees. Washing your hands makes you more optimistic. Shy people tend have great observational skills, making it easier to…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

A survey says that those who wear black are seen as serious and reliable — almost 50% women and 64% of men agree that black exudes confidence. Treadmills were created to punish English prisoners in 1818. Loneliness increases a person’s risk of mortality by 26 percent, an effect comparable to the health risks posed by obesity. Bees are directly responsible for the production of 70% of fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nuts that we consume on a daily basis. Strawberries actually…

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This Powerful Perspective Shift Can Inspire The Love You Want

This Powerful Perspective Shift Can Inspire The Love You Want

One of the biggest mistakes many of us make when we want more affection from someone is trying to negotiate that experience from him or her. What I mean is: We explain all the reasons we should be treated differently and then hope the person will follow through so we can feel better in the relationship This strategy for attracting more love never works. In fact, it usually backfires and pushes people away! While I’m a big fan of open…

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