8 Tips to Lessen the Stress and Tension during Exam Seasons

Monica Wilson April 05, 2018

While May means blossoming trees and fun for most people, it can be a long, agonising time for students. The exam season always bring stress to everyone – parents and students alike. The good news is that there are several ways to minimise the tension and improve chances of scoring high. Below are 8 of them:   1.       Become

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Taking a Short Nature Walk is Beneficial for People, Even for those with Clinical Depression

Lisa Franchi April 04, 2018

If you’re feeling stressed, down and depressed, you might want to leave your busy world for a while and take some time walking in the woods. Why? According to a new study published in the journal of Affective Disorders, a short trip to the nature can help improve memory and attention rate, even in the case of depressed people. The said study adopted t

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Study Finds Chinese Herb Kudzu May Cut Binge Drinking

Sharon Moore April 03, 2018

In a study published recently in the Drug and Alcohol Dependence, researchers looked at one of the major components of Kudzu – a traditional Chinese herbal medicine and found that it has the ability to lower down alcohol level in the body. Kudzu for Binge Drinking Kudzu is a climbing, trailing vine native to Southeast Asia and Japan. History wise, th

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Avoid Emotional Eating If You Want to Lose Weight

Vincent Benedict, Hypnotherapy in Broadstairs March 22, 2018

The key to losing weight, and keeping it off forever, is not to follow a diet, but rather, a healthy nutrition programme for the rest of your life. Bob Greene writes, in his book Get With The Programme, that if there is a secret to permanent weight loss, it is the complete elimination of emotional eating. Emotional eating occurs when we eat because of somet

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Why I love Grayson Perry

Donald Butler March 22, 2018

Ok, so the title gives away the punch line somewhat here, but I have to come clean and state that I do indeed, love Grayson Perry. There are several reasons why I do, but interestingly and primarily it isn’t the frocks or hair. It isn’t necessarily the art either funnily enough, although I do like the art very much ( and found it wonderful to vis

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Too Much Sugar Can Slow Down Learning and Memory, New Study Says

Lisa Franchi March 21, 2018

Previous studies have shown that too much sugar can lead to obesity, diabetes, and problems in the liver. But a new study suggests that it can affect the brain function too. High Fructose Sugar and Brain Function In an experiment on rats, researchers from the University of California found that sugary diet can lead to memory and learning problems. For six

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Top 10 Ways Single Parents Can Enhance Their Children’s Happiness And Well-being

Laurel Nicholson March 21, 2018

Recent statistics from the EU’s statistical arm have revealed that in Britain, more children are being raised in single-parent families than in many other major European countries, with figures showing as many as one out of five children living with either just mum or dad. Studies have found that children are doubly at risk of developing a mental disor

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Why You Wouldn’t Want to Eat Lunch in Your Workstation - Your Desks May Be Dirtier Than Toilet Seats

Helen Holmes March 12, 2018

Indeed, people have become a lot busier these days than they were decades ago. Today, most employees prefer to take their lunches to the office than to go out – most probably to save time. But health experts don’t think this is a good idea. On a latest American study, researchers revealed that people who are used to ‘desktop dining’ c

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Exercising Can Help Relieve Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes, Says an Expert

Amy Taylor March 07, 2018

A healthy diet coupled with exercise can be a great tool to fight Type 2 diabetes, said Greg Wells, a professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education and an associate scientist in Physiology and Exercise Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children. Diabetes occurs when the level of sugar in the blood goes up and exceeds the normal. This condit

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Acupuncture to Improve Condition of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Sharon Moore March 06, 2018

Acupuncture, one of the popular traditional Chinese therapies has been scientifically proven to improve health and wellbeing in so many ways. Just recently, another scientific research revealed that acupuncture can be used to improve the condition of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Said therapy is claimed to help manage the dis

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