Becoming a Better Person for Others - 5 Ways to Develop Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

Monica Wilson July 16, 2020

 Admit it – it takes just a couple of days or weeks to memorise and master a recital piece but it could take months, even years to forgive a person, get over a distressing experience, get over a breakup, or accept failures. Dealing with negative emotions and strengthening social relationships can be hard if you have low emotional intelligence or E

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Best Food Combos to Promote Good Health, Support Fat Loss and Fight Cancer

Sharon Moore July 10, 2020

 Why do you pair your toast with milk? Why do you squeeze lemon in your tea? Why do you drink orange juice while eating your cereals? For most people, combining foods is like an art. Your meal becomes more appealing and tastier when it is composed of two or more foods. But aside from this, combining foods is one great way to maintain a balanced diet.

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Tapping to Relieve Stress - How Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Tapping Promotes Wellbeing

Amy Taylor July 03, 2020

 Do you always find yourself facing palm upon hearing a bad news? Do you get so frustrated that you almost pulled out your hair or bang your head repeatedly on the wall? Instead of doing these things and aggravating the stress, why not tap it away? Research reveals a very easy and interesting way to reduce stress levels right then and there. Whether

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Controlling Emotions that Come with Failure - Dealing with Setbacks and Bouncing Back

Monica Wilson June 25, 2020

 Quick – identify people you know who haven’t committed mistakes all their life. Bet you couldn’t point out even one. History wise, even the most intelligent people and leaders commit mistakes and fail many, many times. Human nature tells us to feel sad and disappointed every time we fail.  That’s normal. What’s

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Why is Overconfidence Too Common Despite its Risks?

Lisa Franchi June 18, 2020

 Everyone knows the value of confidence. With it, people can find the best opportunities in life. Even if one is extremely talented and competent, lack of confidence often prevents a person from performing at their best. But too often, some people tend to become overconfident. That is – they tend to believe they’re better than others in term

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New Study: Couple’s Therapy Reduced PTSD Symptom Severity and Improved Relationship Satisfaction

Rebecca Lewis June 11, 2020

 A couple, in which one partner suffers from post traumatic stress disorder, may benefit from undergoing couple’s therapy. In a study published in JAMA today, it was found that couple’s therapy helped reduce the severity of symptoms associated with PTSD and improve patient relationship satisfaction. What is PTSD? PTSD is a behavioural il

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Living at the Moment is Easier Said than Done, New Study Reveals

Rebecca Lewis June 03, 2020

Forgetting the past and living in the now might be easier said than done, a new study reveals. There, they looked at the brain of individuals as they make decisions and discovered one area that’s responsible for using past decisions and outcomes towards future behaviour. The study, published in the professional journal Neuron, was headed by Marc Somme

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Abstract Thinking = Improved Self Control How thinking outside the box boost your willpower

Lisa Franchi May 13, 2020

 In most cases, we make decisions based on the ‘here’ and ‘now’. Also called concrete thinking, we interpret things we saw based on their literal meaning. Abstract thinking on the other hand, allows us to see different interpretations of a certain object. Abstract thinkers often go beyond the standard points of view and look at t

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Newt Study: Yoga Helps Alleviate Depression Symptoms in Pregnant Women and Improve the Baby’s Wellbeing

Sharon Moore April 28, 2020

 While maternity can be one of the most joyful moments for some women, others find it extremely stressful and depressing. One in five pregnant women suffers from major depression. Although there are different reasons for this, such as unwanted pregnancy, relationship issues, or health problems, the massive hormonal changes that happen inside a woman&rsq

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Study on Diabetic Patients Shows Normal Weight People Have Higher Mortality Rate than Overweight Individuals

Monica Wilson April 07, 2020

 It is a well-established fact that being overweight is a major risk factor for diabetes. In a new study however, scientists found that even normal weight people are at risk of this condition and are even more likely to die from it. The surprising results came from a study carried out by a team of researchers from the Northwestern University in Ch

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