Why do Even Strong Minded Olympic Athletes find it Hard Transitioning to After-Sports Life? – Tips to Make Smooth Transitions in Life

Amy Taylor March 19, 2019

 Athletes from across the world began arriving to the UK for the much awaited, 2012 Summer Olympic Games to be held in London. Transitioning to Non-Sports Career Being known for their strong sense of patience and determination, one would assume that athletes are more likely to succeed in life after their sporting careers. However, this isn’t a

Read More

Got Bad Cholesterol? Experts Suggest You Sweat It Away - Exercise to Lower Cholesterol

Monica Wilson March 13, 2019

 People exercise for many reasons. And whatever it is, the result is clear – an improved health. Exercising is among the most effective weight loss solutions which have also been proven to reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and many other serious health problems. Exercising and Cholesterol Researchers have long been trying to

Read More

Can’t Say No to Sweets? Watch Out! It Might Be Sugar Addiction

Lisa Franchi February 26, 2019

 You might have heard about drug, alcohol, and nicotine addiction for so many times. How about sugar addiction? According to some experts, sugar is not only addictive, it is also becomes toxic when your body absorbs too much of it. Why? Is there such thing as sugar addiction? You might be one of those who can’t live a day without having a slic

Read More

Stress Management Therapy Reduced Development of Brain Lesions in People with Multiple Sclerosis, New Study Found

Helen Holmes February 22, 2019

 In a new study published in the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, experts observed that patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) benefited from undergoing weekly stress management program. What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis, also known as ‘encephalomyelitis disseminata’ was first described by Jean Martin Cha

Read More

Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain: Overcoming Pessimism for a Better and Healthier Life

Sharon Moore February 18, 2019

 Do you ever wonder why some people are much more resilient to life’s difficulties that no matter what kind of problems are thrown on them, they manage to stay strong? On her book entitled ‘Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain: How to Retrain Your Brain to Overcome Pessimism and Achieve a More Positive Outlook’, Elaine Fox, a visiting research pro

Read More

Sitting to Death? New Study Suggests Sitting Less than 3 Hours Can Increase Life Expectancy

Rebecca Lewis February 12, 2019

 Most people spend about thirty minutes sitting while taking their breakfast, another thirty minutes or more in the car, and eight hours sitting in their desk. Add two hours on the couch while watching TV or reading a book. Feels good? Well, this lifestyle can take away plenty of years off your life, a new study suggests. Sitting less than 3 hours a

Read More

Cranberry Linked to a Reduced Risk of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Amy Taylor February 06, 2019

 Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon), which is native to America has been used for both culinary and medical purposes, for a very long time. It is an evergreen shrub related to bilberry, huckleberry, and blueberry. In the UK, it is used to treat a variety of diseases including stomach ache, loss of appetite, scurvy, and blood disorders. There are

Read More

Training Helps Improve Visual Perception, New Study Shows

Monica Wilson February 01, 2019

 When presented with a series of visual stimuli in a rapid succession, a person often fails to recognise some of the objects presented. Psychologists call this phenomenon ‘attentional blink’. But even if it is hard, the brain can be trained to improve its ability to retain attention, a new study suggests. Attention is a crucial part of th

Read More

What Does Your Birth Order Say About Your Personality?

Lisa Franchi January 28, 2019

 The order of birth is among the many things that we don’t have control of. Just like our gender, our date of birth, and our parents. And what is more surprising is that these things we sometimes called ‘innate’ are those that play a big role to our personality. How is your personality affected by your birth order? Some people say

Read More

Feeling Angry? Step Back and Have some Distance - How Self-Distancing Helps Lower down Aggressive Reactions

Helen Holmes January 25, 2019

 Do you always suffer from extreme irritability and anxiety? Are you finding it hard to cope with stressful situations and control your anger? If yes, experts suggest that you try a very simple strategy to help calm down aggressive reactions. This involves viewing the situation from a distance – that is, being an observer rather a participant. The

Read More